Autism

    Results: 5

  • Asperger's Syndrome (1)
    YF-1800.0400-030

    Asperger's Syndrome

    YF-1800.0400-030

    A developmental disorder that is characterized by a lack of social skills; difficulty with social relationships; poor coordination and poor concentration; and a restricted range of interests, but normal intelligence and adequate language skills in the areas of vocabulary and grammar.
  • Autism (1)
    YF-1800.0400-050

    Autism

    YF-1800.0400-050

    A developmental disability, usually evident by age three, which affects a child's ability to communicate, understand language, play and relate to others. Other characteristics include engagement in repetitive activities and stereotypic movements, resistance to environmental change or change in daily routines and unusual responses to sensory experiences.
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (3)
    YF-1800.0400

    Autism Spectrum Disorders

    YF-1800.0400

    A group of disorders that are usually evident in the first years of life and are characterized by severe and pervasive impairment in several areas of development including social interaction skills, communication skills and/or the presence of stereotyped behavior, interests and activities. In general, children who have a type of ASD have difficulty in talking, playing with other children, and relating to others, including their family.
  • Autism Therapy (2)
    LR-0450

    Autism Therapy

    LR-0450

    Programs that offer any of a variety of therapeutic interventions, which may be used singly or in combination, to address the range of social, language, sensory and behavioral difficulties experienced by children and adults with autism and related disorders. Because of the spectrum nature of autism and the many behavior combinations that can occur, treatment approaches must be tailored to meet the individual needs of each person. Included are behavioral and communication development approaches such as Applied Behavioral Analysis, TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children), PECS (Picture Exchange Communication Systems), Floor Time, Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT), Social Stories and sensory integration; biomedical and dietary treatments including psychiatric medications, vitamins and minerals (such as Vitamin B6, magnesium and essential fatty acids), treatment using the hormone secretin and special diets; and various complementary therapies such as music, art or equestrian therapy which may be used on an individual basis or integrated into an educational program.
  • Specialized Information and Referral for Autism (3)
    TJ-3000.8000 * YF-1800.0400-050

    Specialized Information and Referral for Autism

    TJ-3000.8000 * YF-1800.0400-050

    Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.

    A developmental disability, usually evident by age three, which affects a child's ability to communicate, understand language, play and relate to others. Other characteristics include engagement in repetitive activities and stereotypic movements, resistance to environmental change or change in daily routines and unusual responses to sensory experiences.

 
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