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Scheeren, Anke M.; de Rosnay, Marc; Koot, Hans M.; Begeer, Sander – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2013
Background: The sociocommunicative problems in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are traditionally linked to impairments in Theory of Mind (ToM), the ability to ascribe mental states to others. Although ToM impairments are consistently reported in young children with ASD, findings on more advanced ToM understanding in older individuals with…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Theory of Mind, Children
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McGregor, Karla K.; Rost, Gwyneth; Arenas, Rick; Farris-Trimble, Ashley; Stiles, Derek – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2013
Background: Many children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) struggle to understand familiar words and learn unfamiliar words. We explored the extent to which these problems reflect deficient use of probabilistic gaze in the extra-linguistic context. Method: Thirty children with ASD and 43 with typical development (TD) participated in a spoken…
Descriptors: Children, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Word Recognition
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Menting, Barbara; Van Lier, Pol A. C.; Koot, Hans M. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2011
Background: Children with poorer language skills are more likely to show externalizing behavior problems, as well as to become rejected by their peers. Peer rejection has also been found to affect the development of externalizing behavior. This study explored the role of peer rejection in the link between language skills and the development of…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Receptive Language, Kindergarten, Grade 4
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Geoffroy, Marie-Claude; Cote, Sylvana. M.; Giguere, Charles-Edouard; Dionne, Ginette; Zelazo, Philip David; Tremblay, Richard E.; Boivin, Michel; Seguin, Jean. R. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2010
Background: Socially disadvantaged children with academic difficulties at school entry are at increased risk for poor health and psychosocial outcomes. Our objective is to test the possibility that participation in childcare--at the population level--could attenuate the gap in academic readiness and achievement between children with and without a…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Mothers, Educational Attainment, Disadvantaged Youth
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Geoffroy, Marie-Claude; Cote, Sylvana M.; Borge, Anne I. H.; Larouche, Frank; Seguin, Jean R.; Rutter, Michael – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2007
Background: Studies have suggested that nonmaternal care (NMC) may either carry risks or be beneficial for children's language development. However, few tested the possibility that NMC may be more or less protective for children with different family backgrounds. This study investigates the role of the family environment, as reflected in the…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Receptive Language, Family Environment, Language Skills
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Rubenstein, Judith L.; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1981
Matched groups of day-care and home-reared infants were assessed at 3.5 years old for aspects of emotional and language development. The data suggest that attendance in infant day care did not adversely affect the children's overall emotional or language development (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Comparative Analysis, Day Care, Emotional Development
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Prior, Margot; McGillivray, Jane – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1980
The majority of autistic children in this study were able to (1) solve learning set, matching learning set, and conditional matching learning set tasks; (2) acquire set; and (3) perform these tasks without differing significantly from performance of matched control subjects. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Achievement, Autism, Children, Foreign Countries