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  • 1. Autism By: Dorian Altamirano Mr. Holley H.I 3rd Period
  • 2. About Autism
    • “Autism is a severe disorder of brain function marked by problems with social contact, intelligence, and language, together with ritualistic or compulsive behavior and bizarre responses to the environment.” (Gale Science)
  • 3. About Autism
    • Some people that are autistic are born with it, others develop it throughout their lifetime
    • The person who first identified autism was Dr. Leo Kanner
    • Autism was first discovered in the 1940’s (Wood)
  • 4. Autism Characteristics
    • People are able to realize autism on a baby between 24 and 30 months
    • Parents will notice that their child will start flapping their arms more, and will delay their play habits. (Wood)
  • 5. Symptoms
    • For Autism, the symptoms differ everyday due to the child’s behavior.
    • Children with Autism will not be socially active. (Wood)
    http://health.salempress.com/na101/home/literatum/publisher/salemhealth/content-images/ph_Genetics-Autism.jpg
  • 6. Life time effect/ Care needed
    • Some people with autism suffer from other disorders as well, including seizures, mental retardation, and genetic disorders, such as fragile X syndrome. (Salem Press)
    • There is no cure for autism but doctors do observe communication skills and also behavior (Wood)
  • 7. Treatment/ How I can help
    • To improve their odds of learning, autistic children attend special education program
    • I can help someone with autism by attending a special education class and help them with their learning and communication skills. (Wood)
  • 8. The End
    • Many people can and should help people with disabilities.
  • 9. Works Cited
    • Wood, Debra. "Autism." Genetics & Inherited Conditions . Ed. Jeffrey A. Knight, 3d ed. 3 vols. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2010. Salem Health Web. 07 Apr. 2011.
  • 10. Photos Cited
    • http://health.salempress.com/na101/home/literatum/publisher/salemhealth/content-images/ph_Genetics-Autism.jpg
    • http://topnews.ae/images/Autism-Awareness-Day.jpg
    • http://www.medinik.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Augmentative-communication-for-autism.gif
    • http://www.hawaiipirc.org/images/handbook/kh-go-doctor.jpg
    • http://www.thejoyfulteacher.com/images/bigstockphoto_hand_shake_black_white_120038.jpg
    • http://ridgewoodfrontporch.com/files/2010/02/Ridgewood-Fireworks1.jpg