Language development in autism.

  title={Language development in autism.},
  author={Jill Boucher},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  volume={67 Suppl 1},
  • Jill Boucher
  • Published 2003 in
    International journal of pediatric…
In this short review article, a summary of the behavioural impairments most commonly associated with the spectrum of autism-related disorders is presented, with a slightly amplified account of the defining communication impairment. The patterns of language ability and disability which typically occur in some forms of autism are then outlined, followed by a short section on possible cognitive, or psychological, explanations of these patterns. In particular, the hypothesis that defective socio… CONTINUE READING

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