Perception and Thinking in ASD: Making Sense of a Complex World? | James Bebko

Perception and Thinking in ASD: Making Sense of a Complex World? | James Bebko

One of the defining characteristics in ASD is difficulty with use of spoken language. It’s clear that – beginning with our first speaker we’ve been talking about communication quite a bit today – but language itself is a classic symbolic system where the words that we use refer to something else They symbolize something else…

Early social orienting in infants developing with autism spectrum disorder | Mel Rutherford

Early social orienting in infants developing with autism spectrum disorder | Mel Rutherford

So we know that early intervention is associated with better outcomes in autistic development We know that early social skills development in particular is associated with better social and academic performance throughout the academic years But the problem is that early identification and early diagnosis is hard Kids usually get their diagnosis when they’re three,…