Comparing methods for assessing receptive language skills in minimally verbal children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders

  title={Comparing methods for assessing receptive language skills in minimally verbal children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders},
  author={Daniela Plesa Skwerer and Samantha E Jordan and Briana H Brukilacchio and Helen B. Tager-Flusberg},
  pages={591 - 604}
This research addresses the challenges of assessing receptive language abilities in minimally verbal children with autism spectrum disorder by comparing several adapted measurement tools: a standardized direct assessment of receptive vocabulary (i.e. Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-4); caregiver report measures including scores on the Vineland-II Communication domain and a vocabulary questionnaire consisting of a list of words ranging from simple, developmentally early, to more advanced words… 

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