Susen M Schroeder

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Signaling noncomprehension of the spoken messages of others was examined for youth with fragile X or Down syndrome in comparison with each other and nonverbal MA-matched typically developing children. A direction-following task was used in which some of the directions were inadequate. Both syndrome groups signaled noncomprehension less often than did the(More)
BACKGROUND Self-injurious behaviour is a chronic condition among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for which there is no known cure. The pain hypothesis suggests that individuals who engage in self-injury have altered or diminished pain perception. The purpose of the present study was to assess how frequently individuals diagnosed with(More)
OBJECTIVE There is a great need for valid outcome measures of functional improvement for impending clinical trials of targeted interventions for fragile X syndrome (FXS). Families often report conversational language improvement during clinical treatment, but no validated measures exist to quantify this outcome. This small-scale study sought to determine(More)
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