I. Describe the current definition of Autism. <<II. Select one of the fo

I. Describe the current definition of Autism. <
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II. Select one of the following disorders to focus on for your presentatio.<
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1 Classic Autism<
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2 Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS)<
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3 Rett’s Syndrome<
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4 Childhood Disintegrative Disorder <
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III. Define each of the following terms:<
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1 echolalia<
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2 receptive<
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3 expressive language<
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4 reciprocal speech<
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IV. List one guideline for Early Intervention Programs that relates directly to the Autism-related symptom from part III above <
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V. Describe Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), which involves the systematic instruction of discrete skills, a form of direct instruction. Provide an example of the use of ABA for a student with Autism.<
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VI. Describe two of the following methodologies in your presentation:<
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1 Lovaas Method<
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2 Project TEACCH<
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3 Social Skills Training<
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4 Picture Exchange Communication System<
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VII. Describe one complementary therapy that could be utilized with the traditional methodologies you selected in part VI. Use bullet points or outline form for your description.<
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VIII. Research a scholarly article about new information related to Autism. Summarize the information and include the source: the title of the article and the author, directly on the slide and then fully cite this reference, at the end, on your references slide.<
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IX. Include a resource for parents of Autistic student in your presentation, providing the name and contact information for the agency.<
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