EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Therapies and Treatment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: (Case Study)

Sherifi Edo
Additional contact information
Sherifi Edo: “Wisdom” University College,Tirana, Albania

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 2018, vol. 9, issue 6, 157-164

Abstract: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a pervasive neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impairments in social communication and restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests or activities (American Psychiatric Association, 1994) (APA). Case Study of autistic child D.S. treated with (IEP) program and therapeutic methods. Direct observation of the vertical grid with the child treated with (IEP) program and professional techniques was used for the realization of the study, semi-structured interviews with actors and factors that have access to autistic children. Focus group with field specialists who create a multidisciplinary team. Child testing with the SON-R test proved that the age of the trained child increased 4 years. The non-exercising child's mental age increased only 7 months (2.5-3.2) years. Achievements of an autistic child treated with the Individualized Education Program, (IEP-1+IEP-2+IEP- 3 in the spheres exercised: The child has made progress in the psychomotor skills (learning). Results: (IEP-1-15%); (IEP-2-45%); (IEP-3-80%). Linguistic skills has not progressed, because it has serious brain damage in the part of communicative ability; the results in this sphere are: IEP-1-0%; IEP-2-5%; IEP-3-10%. The achievements of the child in the social sphere are: IEP-1-35%; IEP-2-45%; IEP-3-75%. Psychological treatment of autistic child with Individualized Education Program (IEP) and therapeutic methods resulted in success story.

Keywords: Autism; treatment; rehabilitation; programs; methods; psychological service (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/mjss.2018.9.issue ... -0171.xml?format=INT (text/html)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:vrs:mjsosc:v:9:y:2018:i:6:p:157-164:n:15

Access Statistics for this article

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences is currently edited by Alessandro Figus

More articles in Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences from Sciendo
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Peter Golla ().

 
Page updated 2019-03-12
Handle: RePEc:vrs:mjsosc:v:9:y:2018:i:6:p:157-164:n:15