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A person’s capacity to reflect on their own thoughts, feelings and traits.
Sensory is important first one
Broadly defined as a
state in which individuals are exposed to so many sensory stimuli, or to
stimuli at such high intensities, that they become unable to deal with them.
For instance, they may become very stressed and/or become unresponsive to
sensory input. In autism, hypersensitivity to sensory stimuli means
that a person may experience overload even for moderate levels of stimulation
that would not be disagreeable for a person without autism.
A neurotransmitter involved in complex brain processes, including the regulation of mood, emotions, aggression, sleep and body temperature.
evaluation of an intervention which precedes a full-scale controlled trial.
Small-scale evaluations involve testing the intervention with a small number of
individuals and usually include observations before, during and after it has
Social communication and interaction
This involves all
forms of interaction between two or more people, ranging from the use of spoken
language, facial expressions, gestures and body language to making friends and
forming long-term relationships.