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ERIC Number: EJ804211
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Aug
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Brief Report: Enhanced Picture Naming in Autism
Walenski, Matthew; Mostofsky, Stewart H.; Gidley-Larson, Jennifer C.; Ullman, Michael T.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v38 n7 p1395-1399 Aug 2008
Language and communication deficits are key diagnostic criteria for autism. However, not all aspects of language are equally affected. Here we present evidence of "enhanced" performance of a critical aspect of language--word processing--in children with autism. The results have implications for explanatory theories of autism and language, and for the development of therapeutic approaches.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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