Aytism Essay

This essay has a total of 475 words and 3 pages.

aytism

Constructs:

In my own research I will be measuring 3 variables as my constructs such as the following:
1) Verbal ability
2) Social interactions or the degree of participation in group work or plays
3) Gender
Participants: 20 autistic children between the ages of 6 to 7 with identical IQ levels,
both sexes, with equal number of participants- 10 to each


Purpose:
As researchers claim, autism is four times more prevalent in boys than girls. According to
this claim I would like to test whether gender is an effective or dominant factor in
determining children's progress both in verbal abilities and the kind of social
interactions they encounter in the educational settings such as kindergartens or schools.


Methodology:

Instruments: CARS rating scale (childhood autism rating scale) developed by Eric schopler
in the early 1970s, it is based on observed behavior, professionals evaluate a child's
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