Vocal Interaction Dynamics of Children With and Without Autism

@inproceedings{Warlaumont2010VocalID,
  title={Vocal Interaction Dynamics of Children With and Without Autism},
  author={Anne S. Warlaumont and D. Kimbrough Oller},
  year={2010}
}
This study examines the temporal and directional characteristics of child-adult vocal exchanges in day-long naturalistic recordings of autism and typical control groups. In both populations, adults responded frequently (on average about 40% of responses) within 1s or less, a time thought to be conducive for contingency learning by the child. However, the time to adult response tended to be longer for the autism population. In the autism group, children also tended to follow more and lead less… CONTINUE READING