Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Autism and Savant Syndrome

You need to find a source that talks about the link between Autism and Savant syndrome. You need to site your source and use it to answer the following questions. Your article/source does not have to answer all of them, but use your source to answer a few of them. You must answer all questions to receive full credit.

  • What is autism. 
  • What is savant syndrome 
  • What is the link between the two and why do researchers/scientist think it exists. This is where your article will help you. 
  • Find an example of an autistic-savant and tell what his/her special quality is is and give some background info on when they where diagnosed with Autism and how their gift came about.   
  • You cannot use Stephen Wiltshire.

Thursday, September 13, 2012


I need you to find an article on the trend of high school athletes and concussions. You need to link your article to your post. (Copy/Paste the url into the post so I can read it.) Summarize your article and give me your opinion on what you think should be done to prevent injury.