SPED 418 - Chapter 9 - Learners with Autism

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SPED 418 - Chapter 9 - Learners with Autism
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Chapter 9 Autism
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  1. What is Echolalia?
    Repetition of words
  2. Autism Spectrum Disorder is classified as having 3 characteristics:
    1.)
    2.)
    3.)
    1.) Significant deficits in social communication and interactions

    2.) Restricted repetitive patterns of behavior

    3.)Symptoms must be present in early childhood
  3. _____ outnumber ____ 4 to 1.
    Males, Females
  4. True or False
    Vaccinations are a culprit in the increased prevalence numbers.
    False
  5. Which of these is not a reason autism has increased?
    A.) wider criteria allows for milder forms
    B.) greater awareness of autism among doctors and teachers
    C.) diagnostic substitution
    D.) use of vaccinations has increased
    D.)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. True or False
    Aspergers has a biological and hereditary basis.
    True
  7. Parents who are not warmhearted are sometimes referred to as
    • Cold-Unresponsive
    • Refrigerator Moms
  8. Autism is believed to be a disorder of ______ networks, rather than a specific part of the brain.
    Neural Networks
  9. If an identical twin has autism, chances are much _____ that the other twin will have autism when compared to fraternal twins
    higher
  10. Is there a single gene responsible for autism or multiple?
    multiple
  11. Most children can be diagnosed by the age of ___
    3
  12. What are some characteristics of Aspergers syndrome?
    • normal intelligence
    • lack social skills
  13. About ____% of children with autism are thought to be mute or use no or almost no language.
    50%
  14. Only about ____ of autistic people are labeled as Autistic Savant
    10%
  15. about 1 out of ___ has autism.
    A.)80
    B.)88
    C.)100
    B.) 88
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. True or False
    Regression, babbling, repeating actions, and unresponsiveness are all warning signs of autism
    True
  17. Synaethesia is defined as
    a mixing of the senses
  18. What is ABA?
    Applied Behavior Analysis
  19. The ______ trigger a behavior and the _______ are the purpose the behavior serves
    • Antecedents
    • Consequences
  20. Pivotal Response training assumes "pivotal" skills for functioning. These include:
    • motivation
    • self management
    • imitations
    • responding to multiple cues
  21. The most popular placement of students with autism is in ______ classrooms.
    Self-Contained
  22. To be effective, education interventions for students with autism must be
    • early
    • intensive
    • high structured
    • involve families

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