Providing a theoretical foundation for understanding communication and language impairments specific to autism, Bogdashina explores the effects of different perceptual and cognitive styles on the communication and language development of autistic children.
Communication, language, speech -- Language acquisition: the theories -- From sensations to concepts: via different routes -- Cognitive styles and functions in autism -- Autistic culture? -- What language are they speaking? -- Language learning styles -- Speech and language development in non-autistic and autistic children -- Impairments of social communication and language peculiarities specific to autism -- Fluent speakers: so what's the problem? -- Communication/language assessment strategies: communication profile -- Communication environment and interaction styles -- Selecting communication systems -- Teaching communication.
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 15th September 2004
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition Number: 1