Disorders of Childhood – Discussion

Disorders of Childhood

We turn to our second open access text for a brief discussion on the disorders of childhood. (https://psy241. Pressbooks.com/chapter/disorders-in-childhood/ _Abnormal Psychology by Delta College eLearning Office is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted. As you read and learn about some of the disorders diagnosed in childhood, please note that these are specifically diagnosed in childhood although there may also be an adult diagnosis that the childhood disorders develops into or corresponds to. Some disorders must have symptoms that begin in childhood in order to make the diagnosis, even if in adulthood such as ADHD. We are only briefly touching on this very interesting and rich are of abnormal psychology.

Treatment and Intervention Services for Autism Spectrum Disorder Link Task: View this topic Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. There is often nothing about how people with ASD look that sets them apart from other people, but people with ASD may communicate, interact, behave, and learn in ways that are different from most other people. The learning, thinking, and problem-solving abilities of people with ASD can range from gifted to severely challenge. Some people with ASD need a lot of help in their daily lives; others need less. Mental illness in children: Know the signs Link Task. View this topic Children can develop the same mental health conditions as adults, but their symptoms may be different.

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Know what to watch for and how you can help. Temple Grandin the world needs all kinds of minds Video Task. View this topic Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works. Sharing her ability to “think in pictures,” which helps her solve problems that neuro typical brains might miss. She makes the case that the world needs people on the autism spectrum. Visual thinkers, pattern thinkers, verbal thinkers, and all kinds of smart geeky kids. Thomas Curran our dangerous obsession with perfectionism is getting worse Video Task. View this topic Social psychologist Thomas Curran explores how the pressure to be perfect — in our social media feeds, in school, at work.

Further is driving a rise in mental illness, especially among young people. Learn more about the causes of this phenomenon and how we can create a culture that celebrates the joys of imperfection. Reflection Paper 15Assignment1. APA formatting (10 points). Secondly 2 full content pages summarizing readings and videos (10 points). Thirdly comment on the issues surrounding the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders and how they have been turned into a misinformation campaign that has no basis in credible research. ( 10 points)Title page, 2 full content pages, reference page

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