Autism

Autism

I hope that you have enjoyed the lesson so far, now try this quick quiz to test how much you know about Autism.

published on November 19, 201211 responses 2
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Autism can be caused by the MMR vaccine

Autism can be caused by the MMR vaccine
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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There is a single gene for Autism

There is a single gene for Autism
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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People with Autism always prefer being alone

People with Autism always prefer being alone
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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Autism can be detected before a child is two years old

Autism can be detected before a child is two years old
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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People with Autism all have below average intelligence

People with Autism all have below average intelligence
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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Autistic Spectrum Conditions are characterised by deficits in:

Autistic Spectrum Conditions are characterised by deficits in:
Hint: 1 choice
Repetitive behaviours or interests
Verbal and non verbal communication
Ssocial interaction
All of the above
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Autism can be caused by emotional deprivation

Autism can be caused by emotional deprivation
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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Autism is diagnosed more often in boys than girls

Autism is diagnosed more often in boys than girls
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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A person with Autism can grow out of it

A person with Autism can grow out of it
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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People with Autism don’t easily understand other people’s thoughts and feelings

People with Autism don’t easily understand other people’s thoughts and feelings
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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Autism is on the increase

Autism is on the increase
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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People with Autism are all eccentric geniuses

People with Autism are all eccentric geniuses
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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Autism has the same rate of occurrence worldwide

Autism has the same rate of occurrence worldwide
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE
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Autism runs in families

Autism runs in families
TRUE
DEBATEABLE
FALSE