Essays Tagged: "ASD"

The MMR debate: A review of the Primary Evidence.

elopment.PrevalenceWhile there appears to be fairly good agreement that autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) affects approximately 60 in every 10, 000 children under 8 years old (Medical Research Council ... orders. Table 1 on the following page reviews the literature available concerning the prevalence of ASD's over the last 20 years.Year Authors Type Measurements Findings1979 Wing & Gould Study Prev ...

(26 pages) 342 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Pediatric Heart disease: Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF).

h tetralogy of Fallot may also have additional ventricular septal defects, an atrial septal defect (ASD) or abnormalities in the branching pattern of their coronary arteries. Some patients with tetral ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

What it's like to be Autistic

understanding from her educators. Many adolescents and adults having an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) whom have written biographies of their lives describe their experiences in living with Autism a ... Gould and Wing (1979) and Hoy (2007) among others. This paper intends to explore the differences of ASD symptoms through evaluating what are considered the core impairments and assessing the weight an ...

(7 pages) 69 1 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Battle to be Heard: Autism, Language, and Communication

n language acquisition.Language deficits are the most variable aspect of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Some autistic individuals can develop a somewhat functional vocabulary and some language fluen ... artistic, or musical savantism. No one knows why language use has such a broad range of severity in ASD, but there are ways to estimate an autistic individual’s future language potential. Timing ...

(9 pages) 51 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Mental Illness HCA/240

s individuals all differently and to varying degrees (Autism, 2006). Autism is also indicated as an ASD, which is defined as Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD). Autism affects a person's ability to be soci ... to find out the cause of Autism.Studies have shown that individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have abnormallevels of serotonin and other neurotransmitters in the brain. Individuals with aut ...

(7 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

omega diet

ren in classroomsFuture research needed�Introduction:Not long ago, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) was considered rare. Today, ASD is considered one of the most common developmental disorders in ... ed with a form of autism which is more than the rates of childhood cancer. Most research shows that ASD arises more in young boys than in young girls, but more studies need to be conducted to accurate ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Neural Imaging Methods of the Autistic Brain

earch paper, I chose to write on the imaging approaches to the study of autistic spectrum disorders(ASD). ASD is a syndrome that pertains to those with poor social abilities, who also have restricted ... g a persons behaviour. There are no physical tests that are done in order to diagnose a person with ASD. However, scientists are constantly studying the brains of those with ASD using several differen ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology