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ERIC Number: EJ591244
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Autistic Features in Young Children with Significant Cognitive Impairment: Autism or Mental Retardation?
Vig, Susan; Jedrysek, Eleonora
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v29 n3 p235-48 Jun 1999
Examines issues in the differential diagnosis of autism in preschool children with significant cognitive impairment, including the use of traditional diagnostic guidelines for preschoolers with developmental delays, developmental changes in behavioral characteristics, involvement of cognitive factors in symptom expression, overlap between autism and mental retardation, and the core deficits of autism. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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