ERIC Number: EJ352457
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Assessment and Treatment of Psychotic Speech in an Autistic Child.
Durand, V. Mark; Crimmins, Daniel B.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v17 n1 p17-28 Mar 1987
Analysis of the psychotic speech of a nine-year-old autistic boy suggested that psychotic speech (intelligible but out of context phrases) was maintained through escape from task demands and that teaching an appropriate equivalent phrase ("Help me") reduced the frequency of psychotic speech. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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