Automatically Mapping the Language Learning Environment of Young Children with Autism: Implications for Assessment and Intervention
(10/14/2009) 74 minutes


Delayed and disordered communication and language development is common among young children diagnosed with autism and related developmental disorders. Early intervention efforts typically attempt to accelerate the development of communication skills. However, in the past very little has been known about the language learning environments that these children experience. Steven Warren discusses the results obtained with a new tool that for the first time enables the automatic measurement of certain core elements of young children's language learning environments.

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