Autism - This is an often misunderstood disease occurring in early childhood that results in a range of behaviors including extreme solitude, ritualistic behaviors, speech disorders, and uneven intellectual performance.
Perseverative Behaviors - These are behaviors to which an autistic child returns, to the exclusion of social interaction.
Stereotypical Rituals - These are behaviors that become highly patterned and repetitive to the child.
Vineland Adaptive Scales - This is a screening test for developmental maturity often used to help diagnose autism.
Incidental Teaching - This occurs when the therapist takes natural opportunities to teach a child goals he or she happens to be working with at the time, using anything that may capture the attention of the child.
Pragmatic Generalization - This is the modeling of a word or concept in other contexts to help reinforce the lesson being taught, helping the child earn to generalize...
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