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Chapter 6 pt. 2: Infancy: Social and Emotional Development
autism spectrum disorders (ASDs)
developmental disorders characterized by impairment in communication and social skills, and by repetitive, stereotyped behavior.
a disorder characterized by extreme aloneness, communication problems, preservation of sameness, and ritualistic behavior.
refusal to speak.
automatic repetition of sounds or words.
using another person's reaction to a situation to form one's own response.
techniques for controlling one's emotional states.
the process of becoming separate from and independent of the mother.
individual difference in style of reaction that is present early in life.
goodness of fit
agreement between the parents' expectations of a child and the child's temperament.