Predicting literacy in children with a high-functioning autism spectrum disorder.

@article{Jacobs2013PredictingLI,
  title={Predicting literacy in children with a high-functioning autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={Diane W Jacobs and Amanda L. Richdale},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 8},
  pages={2379-90}
}
The most commonly reported reading profile for children with a high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (HFASD) is one of intact decoding combined with reduced reading comprehension. Whether or not the variables that predict decoding and reading comprehension for children with a HFASD are exactly the same as those identified for a non-ASD population is unknown. Therefore, the ability of cognition, phonological processing, oral language, and vision to predict decoding and reading comprehension… CONTINUE READING