Luke A. Prendergast

Evan Kidd2
Cheryl Dissanayake1
2Evan Kidd
1Cheryl Dissanayake
1Edith L Bavin
1Edith L. Bavin
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BACKGROUND There is variability in the language of children with autism, even those who are high functioning. However, little is known about how they process language structures in real time, including how they handle potential ambiguity, and whether they follow referential constraints. Previous research with older autism spectrum disorder (ASD)(More)
Research with adults and older children indicates that verb biases are strong influences on listeners' interpretations when processing sentences, but they can be overruled. In this paper, we ask two questions: (i) are children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are high functioning sensitive to verb biases like their same age typically developing(More)
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