Autism specific pedagogic intervention (ASP)

Published on May 31, 2018   13 min

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Hi. I'm Abdulbaghi Ahmad, child psychiatrist and Associate Professor at the Uppsala University in Sweden and I am the IACAPAP Ambassador, founding Director of Metin Health House for Child Mental Health in Duhok, Kurdistan region of Iraq. I'm going to give you an account about a novel treatment method for autism that's called Autism Specific Pedagogic Intervention, ASP, that we have been developing at the Metin Health House in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
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We start with definition of Autism Spectrum Disorder according to DSM-V criteria since 2013. It is condition which is composed of the following criteria; persistent deficits in social communication. So, the next criteria, restricted repetitive patterns of behavior. Then early developmental disorder, that is to say, it start to the onset before the age of three years. Significant functional limitations must be present in order to be considered as a diagnosis. The last one is, this condition has not to be better explained by mental retardation or any other global delay.
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