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What do you think of language development in asperger's syndrome?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possible deviations

Criteria for as include "no significant delay in language at age 3-4, " but they don't say that "deviations" do occur.Vocabulary & fund of knowledge may seem precocious when the child talks about his particular interest, often thomas the train.
There are deficits in pragmatics -conversational turn-taking skills, prosody-inflections of speech & in answering on-topic , e.g. "how are you?" "four".

In brief: Possible deviations

Criteria for as include "no significant delay in language at age 3-4, " but they don't say that "deviations" do occur.Vocabulary & fund of knowledge may seem precocious when the child talks about his particular interest, often thomas the train.
There are deficits in pragmatics -conversational turn-taking skills, prosody-inflections of speech & in answering on-topic , e.g. "how are you?" "four".
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Often O.K.

This is a relatively mild form of autism but still requires the same treatment as anyone in the autistic spectrum.

In brief: Often O.K.

This is a relatively mild form of autism but still requires the same treatment as anyone in the autistic spectrum.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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