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    Signs and Symptoms of Autism
    Behavioral Checklists for Autism
    Behavioral Checklists for Autism Because there is no medical test that can be given to diagnose autism, professionals depend on observing the behaviors of the person in question as well as the medical and developmental history. There are behavi...
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    Signs and Symptoms of Autism
    Behavioral Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Behavioral Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders A word of caution: this list is not meant to be a diagnostic checklist, but is intended to give you some ideas of the types of behaviors someone with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may ...
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    Signs and Symptoms of Autism
    Three Areas That Characterize Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Three Areas That Characterize Autism Spectrum Disorders There are basically three areas of observable symptoms that characterize autism spectrum disorders (ASDs): impairment of social relationships, of social communication, and of imaginative th...
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    Signs and Symptoms of Autism
    Why Seek a Diagnosis for ASD?
    Why Seek a Diagnosis for ASD? If you have any concerns about your child, it is important that you consult with a medical professional who is experienced in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Hopefully, you will have worried needlessly. But if not,...
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    Signs and Symptoms of Asperger's Syndrome
    Could Your Child Have Asperger's?
    Take this quiz to determine whether your child exhibits the common traits of Asperger's syndrome. ...
  • Learning Disabilities Printables
    Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Sensory Sensitivities
    Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. ...
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    Your Child's Sensory Portrait: A Checklist
    Use this checklist to determine your child's sensitivities and to discover any triggers and patterns underlying worrisome behaviors. ...
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    Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Cognitive Issues
    Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. ...
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    Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Motor Skills
    Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. ...
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    Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Interests/Routines/Order
    Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. ...
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    Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Language Skills
    Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. ...
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    Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Social Interactions
    Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. ...
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    Signs and Symptoms of Asperger's Syndrome
    Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome
    Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's SyndromeThis appendix contains a description of the characteristics displayed by children and teens with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism. Once again, because our approach is practical, we provide de...
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    Asperger's Subtypes
    Asperger "Subtypes"
    Asperger "Subtypes"It is important to recognize that each child with autism or Asperger's is different, with his or her own unique set of issues. No two are exactly the same. However, there are three main subtypes: the Rule Boy, the Logic Boy,...