Special needs student class assignment

Assignment Instructions

Autism Spectrum Disorder is characterized as a disorder in which children display deficits in: a) social interaction, b) verbal and nonverbal communication, and c) repetitive behaviors or interests (National Institute of Mental Health, 2007). For this Assignment, visit the websitewww.autismspeaks.org  then answer the following questions:

  1. Based on your reading, how can Autism Spectrum Disorders be treated?
  2. What factors tend to influence the high prevalence rates in autism diagnoses amongst children today?

 

 

 

Possible points

Student points

Your response demonstrates an understanding of how autism spectrum disorders might be treated.

30

 

Your responseIdentifies several factors tend to influence the high prevalence rates in autism diagnoses amongst children today.

30

 

You demonstrated a consistent command of sentence boundaries and spelling, capitalization, punctuation, grammar, and usage conventions. Although minor errors may be evident, they do not detract from the fluency of the writing or the clarity of your essay.

20

 

You used at least 2 appropriate references, and cited them following APA 6th ed. formatting style.

10

 

Paper was at least 750 words long.

10

 

 

100

 

 

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