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ERIC Number: EJ408581
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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A Longitudinal Study of Joint Attention and Language Development in Autistic Children.
Mundy, Peter; And Others
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v20 n1 p115-28 Mar 1990
Compared to age-matched and language-matched controls, 15 autistic children (mean age of 45 months) who were administered the Early Social-Communication Scales displayed deficits in gestural joint attention skills in 2 testing sessions 13 months apart. The measure of gestural nonverbal joint attention predicted language development in subjects. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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