Brief Report: Question-Asking and Collateral Language Acquisition in Children with Autism

@inproceedings{Koegel2010BriefRQ,
  title={Brief Report: Question-Asking and Collateral Language Acquisition in Children with Autism},
  author={Lynn Kern Koegel and Robert L. Koegel and Israel Green-Hopkins and Cynthia Carter Barnes},
  booktitle={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2010}
}
The literature suggests children with autism use communication primarily for requests and protests, and almost never for information-seeking. This study investigated whether teaching "Where" questions using intrinsic reinforcement procedures would produce the generalized use of the question, and whether concomitant improvements in related language structures, provided as answers to the children's questions, would occur. In the context of a multiple baseline across participants design, data… CONTINUE READING