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  1. Aug 15, 2016 · Diagnosis and Prevalence. Changes to diagnostic criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition included eliminating several sub-diagnostic categories (i.e. Asperger syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified, disintegrative disorder) and using one term to describe both the lower and higher functioning forms of autism: autism spectrum ...

  2. Jun 17, 2014 · Background. The central impairments of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affect social interaction and communication. Music therapy uses musical experiences and the relationships that develop through them to enable communication and expression, thus attempting to address some of the core problems of people with ASD.

  3. Reviews have identified that CBT is effective and should be considered a first-line intervention in childhood depression, 1 anxiety disorders 2 and OCD. 3 What has been less clear is the applicability of CBT to children and young people with ASD – although literature is now emerging to suggest that CBT can be effective in the treatment of co-morbid disorders. 4,5

  4. Classification Spectrum model. Autism is a highly variable neurodevelopmental disorder and has long been thought to cover a wide spectrum, ranging from individuals with high support needs—who may be non-speaking, developmentally delayed, and more likely to present with other co-existing diagnoses including intellectual disability—to individuals with low support needs who may have more ...

  5. Mar 31, 2022 · Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability caused by differences in the brain. Some people with ASD have a known difference, such as a genetic condition. Other causes are not yet known. Scientists believe there are multiple causes of ASD that act together to change the most common ways people develop.

  6. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 23, 515-524. Frea, W.D. (1995). Social-communication skills in higher functioning children with autism. In R.L. Koegel & L.K. Koegel (Eds.), Teaching children with autism: Strategies for initiating positive interactions and improving learning opportunities (pp. 53-66). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes ...

  7. Nov 01, 2007 · The term autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) has been used to include the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) 1 diagnostic categories autistic disorder, Asperger disorder, and pervasive developmental disorder–not otherwise specified. 2 Recent estimates of the prevalence of ASDs are in the range of 6.5 to 6.6 per 1000, and ...