Based on the videos in week one and additional research, draft a 750-1000 word essay that describes 10 developmental and behavioral needs unique to individuals on the autism spectrum.
Include a discussion on how teachers, families, and colleagues collaborate to identify the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum. Cite at least three scholarly sources to support your essay.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
My Name Is David
Watch the video “My Name Is David”, available on YouTube.
Bringing the Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorders Into FocusWatch the video “Bringing the Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorders Into Focus” available on YouTube.
Autism Speaks DSM-5 Criteria for ASDRead “DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria” from the Autism Speaks websitehttp://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/diagnosis/dsm-5-diagnostic-criteria