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Denmark, Tanya; Atkinson, Joanna; Campbell, Ruth; Swettenham, John – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2014
Facial expressions in sign language carry a variety of communicative features. While emotion can modulate a spoken utterance through changes in intonation, duration and intensity, in sign language specific facial expressions presented concurrently with a manual sign perform this function. When deaf adult signers cannot see facial features, their…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Nonverbal Communication, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Russell, James; Jarrold, Christopher – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1998
A British study involving 17 children with autism, 17 children with learning difficulties, and 17 controls (ages 7-13) investigated whether children with autism could correct errors on a computerized task. The children with autism were more likely than the others to fail to correct external and internal errors. (CR)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Autism, Children, Cognitive Ability
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Hadwin, Julie; Baron-Cohen, Simon; Howlin, Patricia; Hill, Katie – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1997
A study examined whether teaching English children (ages 4-13) with autism to pass tasks that assess mental state understanding had any positive effects on conversational ability and the use of mental state terms in speech. Results showed that no discernible improvement was seen following mental state teaching. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Autism, Children, Communication Skills, Educational Strategies