ERIC Number: EJ293193
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Self-Recognition Deficits in Autism: Syndrome-Specific or General Developmental Delay?
Ferrari, Michael; Matthews, Wendy S.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v13 n3 p317-24 Sep 1983
In an examination of the diagnostic utility of self-recognition in autistic children, results suggested that even when autistic children fail to recognize their self-images, the failure cannot be construed as evidence for a syndrome specific deficit but rather as a reflection of a general developmental delay. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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