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Assignment Instructions:

Answer with minimum 2 paragraphs each the following questions based in the bellow clinical case:

1. What is the behavioral approach if you have a child (patient) that present with autism or ASD? Explain

1. What type of special diets you can recommend, or there is any research supporting a special type of diet?

1. What type of resources you can offer to the parents in term of programs at school or what kind papers you can offer to them, so they can have a better experience?

** At least 2 references per question**


CC (chief complaint): The child has problems with communication in social gatherings and at home and does not enjoy the company of others.

HPI: Patient 11 is a 9-year-old male Caucasian American child brought into the hospital on the seventh day of December 2022 for psychiatric assessment from 8:00 AM. The mother has been worrying over her child’s inability to communicate at home and in other social spaces. Further, she states that she has noticed her child’s unusually easily irritable state in the past months but has not been worrying as much about it, stating that it is what children are like sometimes. She adds that her son does not enjoy the company of others, even at school, and she thinks that it may be why he is not doing well in class.

Substance Current Use: The client denies using illicit hard drugs like marijuana. No alcohol or tobacco abuse.

Medical History:

Current Medications: Daily multivitamin supplements once daily orally.

 no known food, drug, or environmental allergies noted.

Reproductive Hx: No history of sexually transmitted diseases. He has not fathered a child.


· GENERAL: denies weight changes and chronic pains. Sometimes feels fatigued

· HEENT: No eye pain or conjunctivitis; swallowing is okay. Denies sore throat. Denies any alterations in head physiology. No changes in the sense of taste.

· SKIN: Denies skin redness. Denies alopecia.

· CARDIOVASCULAR: Denies murmurs, arrhythmias, and lower limb edema.

· RESPIRATORY: Denies chest pressure, congestion, cough, hemoptysis, and wheezing.

· GASTROINTESTINAL: Denies bloating and constipation or GERD. Denies nausea, vomiting, or abdominal pain.

· GENITOURINARY: Denies dribbling of the bladder and itching.

· NEUROLOGICAL: Denies visual changes, muscle loss, changes in reflexes, and no balance problems.

· MUSCULOSKELETAL: Denies numbness or tingling and muscle or joint strength loss.

· HEMATOLOGIC: Denies easy bruising.

· LYMPHATICS: Denies neck, axillary or inguinal swelling or lymphadenopat