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ERIC Number: EJ550619
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Brief Report: Prompted Pretend Play in Autism.
Charman, Tony; Baron-Cohen, Simon
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v27 n3 p325-32 Jun 1997
A study of 22 children with autism and 19 children with mental retardation found that, when prompted, school-age and adolescent subjects with autism did not differ from children with mental retardation in production of functional play acts and situationally appropriate object substitution, but did produce fewer novel pretend play acts. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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