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What is Behavioral Disorders

Sustaining Creativity and the Arts in the Digital Age
An umbrella term encompassing many patterns of disorder such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Emotional Behavioral Disorder, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). These disorders can negatively affect a person’s ability to hold a job and maintain relationships. Although some autistic people may present behavioral disorders, ASD must be considered a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior.
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Creativity and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Copyright: © 2022 |Pages: 34
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7840-7.ch009
This chapter considers the theme of creativity in people with autism. It briefly investigates the relationship between autism and creativity, focusing on geniuses and autism. Following from this, an educational experience designed to enhance the socio-communicative skills of autistic people is presented and discussed. This experience demonstrates that a creative approach based on social stories, drama, and programmable toy robots is not only able to stimulate the communication skills of autistic people, but also their creativity. From the experience, it also emerged that the combined use of digital technologies, programmable toy robots, and creative practices based on social stories and drama could open new perspectives for therapeutic interventions in the autism scope.
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Managing Challenging Behaviours in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Involve a pattern of disruptive behaviors in children that last for at least 6 months and hinder learning engagement and adaptation in and to social situations.
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