Discussion Unit 7 Assignment 2
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Review the Extraordinary People story of Temple Grandin and the case study of Richard (See attachment) from your Abnormal Psychology text.
Consider the range of impairment for individuals whose symptoms are described by autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Address the following using headings to match content in each bullet point:
1. Compare early behaviors typical of those diagnosed with ASD evident in the description of Temple and Richard.
2. How have the developments in the field since the time Temple was young changed how we understand Richard’s symptoms and their causes?
Support your ideas with references to the course texts, articles from this learning unit, or articles from peer-reviewed journals.