ERIC Number: EJ347360
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Autism and Piaget's Theory: Are the Two Compatible?
Morgan, Sam B.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v16 n4 p441-57 Dec 1986
Findings from relevant research applying Piaget's theory to mental retardation, psychosis, and autism are reviewed. Many autistic individuals show an arrest in operative functions at the sensorimotor functions. The early arrest interferes with subsequent development of higher-level conceptual, symbolic, and social skills. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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