Superior disembedding performance of high-functioning individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their parents: the need for subtle measures.

@article{Jonge2006SuperiorDP,
  title={Superior disembedding performance of high-functioning individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their parents: the need for subtle measures.},
  author={Maretha V. de Jonge and Chantal Kemner and Herman van Engeland},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={677-83}
}
We assessed the disembedding performance on the Embedded Figures Test (EFT) of high-functioning subjects with autism or autism spectrum disorders from multi-incidence families and the performance of their parents. The individuals with autism spectrum disorders were significantly faster than matched controls in locating the shape, but their parents were not faster than a control group of parents. However, both the individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their fathers made significantly… CONTINUE READING

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