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Receptive and expressive prosodic ability in children with high-functioning autism.
PURPOSE This study aimed to identify the nature and extent of receptive and expressive prosodic deficits in children with high-functioning autism (HFA). METHOD Thirty-one children with HFA, 72Expand
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Why is prosody in speech-language pathology so difficult?
An important question for speech-language pathologists is how best to define and characterize atypical prosody, with the eventual aim of designing effective intervention for it. With a view toExpand
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Assessing intonation and prosody in children with atypical language development: the PEPS‐C test and the revised version
A procedure for assessing prosody and intonation in children (PEPS‐C: Profiling Elements of Prosodic Systems—Children), suitable for use by clinicians with both children and adults, is described. TheExpand
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Prosody in autism spectrum disorders: a critical review.
  • J. McCann, Sue Peppé
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of language & communication…
  • 12 October 2003
BACKGROUND Many individuals with autism spectrum disorders present with unusual or odd-sounding prosody. Despite this widely noted observation, prosodic ability in autism spectrum disorders is oftenExpand
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Prosody and its relationship to language in school-aged children with high-functioning autism.
BACKGROUND Disordered expressive prosody is a widely reported characteristic of individuals with autism. Despite this, it has received little attention in the literature and the few studies that haveExpand
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The Relationship between Form and Function Level Receptive Prosodic Abilities in Autism
Prosody can be conceived as having form (auditory-perceptual characteristics) and function (pragmatic/linguistic meaning). No known studies have examined the relationship between form- andExpand
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Phonetic and phonological errors in children with high functioning autism and Asperger syndrome
This study involved a qualitative analysis of speech errors in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Participants were 69 children aged 5–13 years; 30 had high functioning autism and 39 hadExpand
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Assessing prosodic and pragmatic ability in children with high-functioning autism
Children with high-functioning autism are widely reported to show deficits in both prosodic and pragmatic ability. New procedures for assessing both of these are now available and have been used in aExpand
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The Integration of Prosodic Speech in High Functioning Autism: A Preliminary fMRI Study
Background Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by a specific triad of symptoms such as abnormalities in social interaction, abnormalities in communication and restricted activitiesExpand
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Aspects of identifying prosodic impairment
This paper concludes the scientific forum on Prosody in Speech-Language Pathology that comprises an introduction (Crystal, 2009), a lead article (Peppé, 2009) and 11 responses to the lead article.Expand
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