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Autism Speaks, Home Page

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Teaching Students with Aspergers Syndrome: Tips for Teachers and Parents Students with asperger's syndrome may experience difficulties with focusing as well as lack of focus. Focus involves attention. Sometimes asperger's students focus all their attention on a particular object or subject; therefore, they fail to focus on what information the instructor is presenting. All their energy is directed toward a particular subject or object. Why? Asperger's syndrome Asperger's syndrome is a developmental disorder that affects a person's ability to socialize and communicate effectively with others. Children with Asperger's syndrome typically exhibit social awkwardness and an all-absorbing interest in specific topics. Doctors group Asperger's syndrome with other conditions that are called autistic spectrum disorders or pervasive developmental disorders. These disorders all involve problems with social skills and communication.

Visual Impairment Listen The human eye is like a camera that collects, focuses, and transmits light through a lens to create an image of its surroundings. In a camera, the image is created on film or an image sensor. In the eye, the image is created on the retina, a thin layer of light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. Like a camera, the human eye controls the amount of light that enters the eye. The iris (the colored circular part of the eye) controls the amount of light passing through the pupil. Autism Fact Sheet See a list of all NINDS Disorders Get Web page suited for printing Email this to a friend or colleague Request free mailed brochure Autismo Table of Contents (click to jump to sections) What is autism spectrum disorder? Teaching Aspergers Children: Tips For Teachers Educators can be great allies in keeping your youngster with Aspergers (AS) or High-Functioning Autism safe and successful in school, but you'll need to make sure they have all the knowledge they need to help. Use the suggestions below to create an information packet to bring educators up to speed... The Five Main Things Educators Need to Know—

Time Management Tips - Time Management Tips for ADHD Time Management Tips and Adult ADD I’m running late. I’ll be there in just a little while. I am so sorry that I am late. How many times have you said these words? It feels terrible to be late -– to work, to your doctor's appointment, to your meeting, to meet a friend, getting the kids to school, and even worse, picking the kids up from school. Auditory Processing Disorders By: National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) (1999) Introduction Visual and auditory processing are the processes of recognizing and interpreting information taken in through the senses of sight and sound. The terms, "visual and auditory processing" and "visual and auditory perception", are often used interchangeably. Although there are many types of perception, the two most common areas of difficulty involved with a learning disability are visual and auditory perception.

Pervasive Developmental Disorders Information Page What are Pervasive Developmental Disorders? The diagnostic category of pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) refers to a group of disorders characterized by delays in the development of socialization and communication skills. Parents may note symptoms as early as infancy, although the typical age of onset is before 3 years of age.

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