SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 2, March 2012
This issue of Perspectives examines the issues related to behavioral assessment and management in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The authors consider research examining language and personality features in children with autism and Fragile X syndrome. Finally, the authors review the relationship of language and gesture in children with ASD, including consideration of cognitive processing capabilities in this population.
You will be able to:
- discuss a variety of ways to examine the neural processing of individuals with ASD
- understand a three-step approach to managing emotional and behavioral problems in ASD through assessment
- describe clinical implications of subclinical language and personality features of autism and fragile X syndrome
- understand the relationship between gesture and language in ASD
- describe the effect of typicality on categorization of objects and gender in high-functioning individuals with ASD and matched controls
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