By Dr. Thomas L. Layton March 12, 2013
I would like to present to you the first in a series of quizzes we have created to help raise awareness for Autism and Down syndrome. Our first quiz will test your knowledge of Autism. See if you can get every question right, then try our other quizzes. We will keep adding more, so check back often.
Take the Quiz:
Autism has increased in the past decades. What is the prevalence of ASD in the United States as of the 2012 CDC report?
- 1 in 88
- 1 in 155
- 1 in 210
- 1 in 350
Although it is reported that 1 in 54 boys present with autism.
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a group of disorders associated with a variety of impairments. Which of the following is not an impairment for diagnosing ASD?
- Impairment in communication
- Impairment in cognition
- Impairment in social interaction
- Impairment in repetitive/motor behaviors
Although cognition can be associated, many children with ASD fall within the normal limits of intelligence.
A generally accepted etiology of autism is?
- A brain impairment
- Early developmental impairments
- Known genetic disorder
- A society dysfunction
ASD is assumed to be a brain impairment, but it is not known for certain how the brain is affected.
Which of the following statements is true about ASD?
- ASD occurs more in low income families
- ASD occurs more in minority populations
- ASD occurs more in the United States than in other countries
- ASD occurs in early childhood and presents itself throughout life
Although all of the answers are possible, answer d is the most accurate statement in that ASD presents itself in early development and continues throughout one’s lifetime.
Which of the following terms is not considered a category of diagnosis for ASD?
- Asperger syndrome
- High Functioning Autism
- Pervasive Developmental Disability-Not Otherwise Specified
- Rett’s syndrome
In the DSM-IV manual, there is no term High Functioning Autism under the definition of Pervasive Developmental Disorders.
The behavior symptom most often reported by parents in their child’s early development is?
- Language delays
- Squealing behaviors
- Lack of eye contact
- Lack of interest in watching television
Although all of the answers are possible, the most common concern reported by parents to their family doctor is the apparent delay in receptive and expressive language.
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