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Physical Therapy In Autism Spectrum Disorders

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The CDC estimated a 1% worldwide prevalence for autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In the United States, 1 out of 88 kids is diagnosed with ASD (according to data from a survey conducted in 2008). Autism spectrum disorders are characterized by diminished social interaction skills, stereotypic engagement in repetitive tasks, lengthy visual engagement with a target, refusal to deviate from set rituals and diminished spontaneity in expressing emotions. In addition to behavioral difficulties, reduced motor abilities are also reported. (...) - by Shefali Sabharanjak, PhD, Brain Blogger, February 27, 2013


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hence, therapeutic sessions where the participants are asked to observe and learn from the actions of therapist are likely to succeed in children suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

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Physical Therapy In Autism Spectrum Disorders

Physical Therapy In Autism Spectrum Disorders | Psychology and Behaviour Science | Scoop.it

The CDC estimated a 1% worldwide prevalence for autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In the United States, 1 out of 88 kids is diagnosed with ASD (according to data from a survey conducted in 2008). Autism spectrum disorders are characterized by diminished social interaction skills, stereotypic engagement in repetitive tasks, lengthy visual engagement with a target, refusal to deviate from set rituals and diminished spontaneity in expressing emotions. In addition to behavioral difficulties, reduced motor abilities are also reported. (...) - by Shefali Sabharanjak, PhD, Brain Blogger, February 27, 2013


Via Julien Hering, PhD
Saman Zafar's insight:

hence, therapeutic sessions where the participants are asked to observe and learn from the actions of therapist are likely to succeed in children suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

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