Interrelations among social-cognitive skills in young children with autism.

  title={Interrelations among social-cognitive skills in young children with autism.},
  author={Malinda Carpenter and Bruce F. Pennington and Sally J. Rogers},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  volume={32 2},
Typically developing infants show a reliable developmental sequence of emergence of early social-cognitive skills, such as joint attention, communicative gestures, gaze and point following, imitation, and referential language. First infants share others' attention, then they follow others' attention and then behavior, and then they direct others' attention and then behavior. The current study used a series of tests from a study of typically developing infants (Carpenter, Nagell, & Tomasello… CONTINUE READING
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