Lexical development in young children with autism spectrum disorder (Asd): How asd may affect intake from the input

Sudha Arunachalam, Rhiannon J. Luyster

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Abstract

Purpose: Most children with autism spectrum Method: In this narrative review of recent work on lexical disorder (ASD) have below-age lexical knowledge development in ASD, we describe key findings on children’s and lexical representation. Our goal is to examine acquisition of nouns, pronouns, and verbs and outline our ways in which difficulties with social communication research program currently in progress aimed at further and language processing that are often associated elucidating these issues. with ASD may constrain these children’s abilities to Conclusion: Our review of studies that examine lexical learn new words and to explore whether minimizing development in children with ASD suggests that innovative the social communication and processing demands intervention approaches that take into account both the of the learning situation can lead to successful social communication and processing demands of the learning. learning situation may be particularly beneficial.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2659-2672
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research
Volume61
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Speech and Hearing

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