I, you, me, and autism: an experimental study.

@article{Lee1994IYM,
  title={I, you, me, and autism: an experimental study.},
  author={Anthony J. T. Lee and Richard Hobson and Shula Chiat},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={1994},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={155-76}
}
The nature of autistic individuals' abnormalities in the use of personal pronouns has been a topic of considerable speculation but little systematic investigation. We tested groups of CA- and verbal MA-matched autistic and nonautistic mentally retarded children and young adults on a series of tasks that involved the comprehension and use of the personal pronouns "I," "you," and "me." All subjects were able to comprehend these pronouns within the test situations, and there were few instances of… CONTINUE READING

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