childen were highly intelligent but displayed a powerful desire for aloneness, unable to speak or echolalic, and easily upset by minor changes (Keefe, week 1, p.8). "Early infantile Autism" (Sole-Smith 2014)
Studied 4 children, advanced language, science, and math skills, also labelled as "autism" (Keefe, week 1, p.9).
DSM-1: schizophrenic reaction, childhood type (Keefe, week 1, p.10).
(Keefe, Week 1, p. 11)
Schools required to have special education classes (Keefe, Week 2, 2016, p.6).
(Keefe, 2016, p.13).
Reg. 181/98 establishes procedures for identifying student as 'exceptional'. Reg. 306: every school board required to have SpEd plan
expanding the autism spectrum to include milder cases in which individuals tend to be more highly functioning (Sole-Smith, 2014)
(Keefe, Week 2, p.10).
every school board must have a Special Education Advisory Committee (Keefe, week 2, p.11).
(Keefe, Week 2, p.15).
(Keefe, week 2, p.11).
Asperger's Syndrome is no longer considered a separate condition. ASD is defined by two categories: 1) Impaired social communication and/or interaction. 2) Restricted and/or repetitive behaviors (Sole-Smith, 2014).
(Keefe, Week 2, p.20).