What is the theory behind this Autism awareness worksheet?
Even in today’s day and age, people are unaware of mental disorders. Specifically disorders like Autism spectrum Disorder. There are so many misconceptions about Autism. People tend to treat it as a problem with low I.Q. Rather, individuals with Autism might have higher IQ has well; for e.g. Asperger’s Syndrome. It is important for psychoeducating everyone regarding this developmental condition.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet provides awareness on autism, it can help not just individuals having this disorder but also make lives easier for families and caregivers as to what they are dealing with.
How to use this worksheet?
Read the following guide containing basic information regarding Autism. Then below, answer the questions about your own experience and idea. You can also add your own questions for the therapist to answer for further clarification
Autism awareness worksheet
Do you have Autism Spectrum Disorder? If not, do you know anyone who has this disorder?
What are your misconceptions regarding this disorder?
If you have any question/confusion regarding Autism, jot down below.
Mandy, W. P., & Skuse, D. H. (2008). Research review: What is the association between the social‐communication element of autism and repetitive interests, behaviours and activities?. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 49(8), 795-808.
Plan, S. (2011, February). National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. In CDC.
You can download this worksheet here.