ERIC Number: EJ264433
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
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Cognition and Language Development in Autism.
Wetherby, Amy Miller; Gaines, Barbara H.
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, v47 n1 p63-70 Feb 1982
A nonverbal assessment procedure was designed to characterize cognition using a Piagetian framework with six autistic children, five echolalic and one nonverbal, ranging in age from 4.8 to 15.2. All six children evidenced competence beyond sensorimotor Stage VI, and demonstrated cognitive functioning between the periods of early preoperational and concrete operations. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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