Asked by andrea campbell on Feb 18, 2024

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Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) :

A) engage in symbolic play with toys.
B) develop the classic symptoms of schizophrenia as adults.
C) often place great importance on routine and rituals.
D) smile, coo, and gaze at their caregivers, just like other infants.

Schizophrenia

Disorder consisting of unreal or disorganized thoughts and perceptions as well as verbal, cognitive, and behavioral deficits.

  • Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have difficulties engaging in symbolic play with toys.
  • Children with ASD do not necessarily develop the classic symptoms of schizophrenia as adults.
  • Children with ASD often place great importance on routine and rituals.
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Angie Garcia

Feb 18, 2024

Final Answer :
C
Explanation :
Children with ASD often have difficulty with change and thrive on predictability and routine. They may become upset or anxious when their routine is disrupted. This is a common characteristic of ASD.