Tor: A case study of a boy between the ages of three and eight

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Abstract

Longitudinal data are presented on a boy between the ages ofthree and eight. At age three he received a diagnosis oflanguage impairment and at age six a diagnosis of high-functioning autism. Results are presented from extensive assessments at four points in time, including interviews with his mother and teachers. The results indicate that the boy s core problem was poor language
comprehension, especially evident in group situations. The results also show that symptoms of his pragmatic impairment varied over time, partly as a function ofcontextual demands. A dimensional approach to capture pragmatic
difficulties in children is suggested.

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Enheter & grupper
Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Oto-rino-laryngologi
  • Övrig annan medicin och hälsovetenskap
Originalspråkengelska
Sidor (från-till)123-145
TidskriftChild Language Teaching and Therapy
Volym21
Utgåva nummer2
StatusPublished - 2005
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa