Essays about: "autism"

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  1. 1. PARENTAL EXPERIENCES OF RAISING A CHILD WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IN GHANA A case study research analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Eugenia Allotey; [2020-01-22]
    Keywords : Autism; Case study; Parental experiences; Ghana;

    Abstract : Aim: This study explores parental experiences of raising a child with Autism SpectrumDisorder (ASD) in Ghana. It investigates parental stress, stigma, access to educationfor children with ASD and coping strategies employed by parents to manage thesituation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Motivating Students within Autism Spectrum Disorder to Develop their L2 English Language : Teaching Methods for Motivation in Swedish Secondary Schools

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Clara Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : content analysis; motivation; teaching methods; L2; English; special needs education; autism spectrum disorder; ASD;

    Abstract : Drawing on theories about and previous research on second language (L2) motivation and   students with special needs, the present study adopts a content analysis approach to examine how L2 English teachers, in Swedish secondary schools, motivate students within Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to develop their English language. This topic was investigated by interviewing three teachers at different schools with experience of working with ASD students. READ MORE

  3. 3. The co-occurrence of neurodevelopmental problems in dyslexia: The rule or the exception?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Katarzyna Brimo; [2019-10-18]
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    Abstract : The main purpose of this study was to explore the overlap between dyslexia and a range of neurodevelopmental problems (NDPs), specifically symptoms of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), atypical sensory perception (ASP) and developmental coordination disorder (DCD). Capitalizing on a population-based sample of twins, complementing aims included calculating the heritability of dyslexia and re-evaluating the Short Dyslexia Scale (SDS). READ MORE

  4. 4. Whole-Genome Sequencing of two Swedish Individuals on PromethION

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i bioinformatik

    Author : Nazeefa Fatima; [2019]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Chromosomes can undergo various changes such as deletions, inversions, insertions, and/or translocations resulting in structural variation differences between individuals. Structural variants are a common source of variability in the human genome and have been known to be associated with common diseases such as autism, cancer, and rare human diseases [1, 2]. READ MORE

  5. 5. Designing for Cognitive DisabilityHow FlexiChat Affects the Accessibility of Instant Messaging

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Anna Nystedt; [2019]
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    Abstract : In this thesis an Instant Messaging application named FlexiChat, suited for adolescents in special needs school, has been developed and evaluated. Communication is based on symbols instead of text and uses the Flexiboard as main input device to accommodate the cognitive limitations of the user group. READ MORE