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Research paper on children with autism

Please help with the components for the research proposal of living with a child with Autism.

It must include:
1. Introduction: introduce the research proposal topic

2. Problem Statement: identify the very specific problem (without being too broad). Present this is a thesis statement.

3. Rationale for the Research: explain what the study intends to accomplish. Include any rationale, reasoning and a persuasive argument to justify the study.

4. Statement of the Research Objectives: identify the objectives and the purpose for the study.

5. Hypothesis: a hypothesis is really an educated guess. It results when the questions being asked in the paper are turned into statements that explain the relationships within the study.

6. Definition of Terms: define a minimum of five terms used throughout the proposal so that readers can be sure to understand the meaning of the terminology used.

7. Summary: Include a restatement of the problem and a summary of the proposal. (Estimated length - one paragraph).

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Autism is a devastating disorder characterized by varying degrees of social interactive difficulty (What is autism, 2013). The fact is there is no one type of autism, thus the identified rare gene changes, and mutations associated with autism makes it a particularly difficult problem to treat. The purpose of this paper is to look at ways to deal with autism, specifically in children, to help them grow and increase in ability. Many of those who are diagnosed with autism have exceptional abilities, especially in visual skills, music, and the world of academia; others are significantly impaired and have trouble living independently (What is autism, 2013). With such a wide demographic, treatment options are also wide in spectrum. This is primarily due to the uniqueness of each autistic person. Autism is typically diagnosed in its early stages, thus the early intervention of an autistic child involves the entire family, in addition to a team of professionals to help the family.
In order for autism to be detected early, it is important to know the symptoms. Symptoms of autism include a delay in learning to talk or in some cases not talking at all (Autism spectrum disorders health center, 2010). In addition, repetitious behaviors, overused interests and play, unusual attachments to objects, an aversion to routine change and repeated body rocking can all point to autism (Autism spectrum disorders health center, 2010). Since there is not "typical" autistic person, many kinds of behavior can prevail ranging from mild to severe in nature. In order to state a problem it is important that a general understanding of need is established. Why does autism need to be examined? It is certain that many children who suffer from autism grow up to be adults who can be very productive individuals living rich and fulfilling lives as long as families detect, understand, and deal with the disability in its early stages of the child's development. The earlier autism is detected the more likely the individual can ...

Solution Summary

The solution discusses research on children with autism.