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ERIC Number: EJ408579
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Affective Sharing in the Context of Joint Attention Interactions of Normal, Autistic, and Mentally Retarded Children.
Kasari, Connie; And Others
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v20 n1 p87-100 Mar 1990
In an examination of the association of shared positive affect during 2 communicative contexts, it was found that 18 normal children displayed positive affect toward an adult during joint attention situations, while 18 autistic children did not. Eighteen mentally retarded children displayed high levels of positive affect during requesting as well as joint attention situations. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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