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Beyond the Point: A Basic Guide to Literature on Pointing Abilities in Children with Autism

  title={Beyond the Point: A Basic Guide to Literature on Pointing Abilities in Children with Autism},
  author={Laura Sparaci},
Research on core behavioral features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has always been a challenging endeavor. Amongst these features pointing abilities have often attracted attention of researchers. Traditional studies on pointing tended to rely mostly on the distinction between imperative and declarative pointing, but research has gradually recognized the importance of developmental trajectories and the relevance of other skills in the acquisition of pointing in children with ASD. The present… 
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