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Utilizing the resources of Autism Speaks (diagnosis and prevalence FAQ) and the blog article for Psychology Today, select a developmental theory to explain the increasing prevalence rate of autism in our society. Specifically address what part of the selected theory you believe explains this phenomenon and why. Provide significant evidence to link your theory to your position.

For additional details, please refer to the Exploring Autism Short Paper Rubric document in the Assignment Guidelines and Rubrics section of the course.

 

http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/my-life-aspergers/201008/affluence-and-autism-cause-and-effect-or-not

 

Requirements of submission: Short paper assignments must follow these formatting guidelines: double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and APA style citations. Page length requirements: Short papers are expected to be 2–4 pages in length, not including title page, abstract, or references.

 

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Critical Elements

Exemplary

Proficient

Needs Improvement

Not Evident

Value

Prevalence of Autism

Student provides a description of the prevalence of autism that reflects evolution of the understanding of the disorder that accounts for the changing view of prevalence

(32-35)

Student provides a description of the prevalence of autism that reflects current understanding of the disorder

 

 

(28-31)

Student provides a description of the prevalence of autism that could be improved to better reflect the current understanding of the disorder

 

(25-27)

Student’s description of the prevalence of autism could utilize substantial improvement in the understanding of the disorder and its prevalence rates

(0-24)

35

Application of Theory

 

Student provides a detailed explanation of the increase in prevalence of autism that is consistent with the two or more core concepts of the selected theory

 

(32-35)

Student provides an explanation of the increase in prevalence of autism that is consistent with the core concepts of the selected theory

 

 

(28-31)

Student provides an explanation of the increase in prevalence of autism that references the core concepts of the selected theory, yet it may be vague or lack consistency with the theory

 

(25-27)

Student provides an explanation of the increase in prevalence of autism that references the core concepts of the selected theory, yet the explanation lacks consistency or connection to the theory

(0-24)

35

Research

Citations utilized in support of the prevalence of autism and the chosen theory is professional and consistent with the identified resources and extend from a variety of sources to ensure a balanced perspective

(18-20)

Citations utilized in support of the prevalence of autism and the chosen theory for application is professional, and the information is consistent with the identified resources

 

 

(16-17)

Citations utilized in support of at least one of the concepts of prevalence of autism or the chosen theory is not portrayed consistently with the provided source OR at least one of the concepts lacks citation support

 

(14-15)

Citations utilized in support of each of the concepts of prevalence of autism and the chosen theory are not portrayed consistently with the information provided in the source OR each concept lacks citation support

(0-13)

20

Writing

(Mechanics/ Citations)

No errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations

(9-10)

Minor errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations

(8)

Some errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations

(7)

Major errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations

(0-6)

10

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