Collaborative competence in dialogue: Pragmatic language impairment as a window onto the psychopathology of autism

Collaborative competence in dialogue: Pragmatic language impairment as a window onto the... •We investigated conversational abilities among children and adolescents with and without autism (n=18 per group).•Participants with autism produced significantly fewer ‘typical’ communicative cues and more cues rated as atypical.•Competence in dialogue was not correlated with ‘general’ language ability, but was correlated with a measure of pragmatic ability and ADOS scores.•Results suggest pragmatic language ability mirrors the intermittent interpersonal engagement of children and adolescents with autism. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders Elsevier

Collaborative competence in dialogue: Pragmatic language impairment as a window onto the psychopathology of autism

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
1750-9467
eISSN
1878-0237
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.rasd.2017.09.004
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Abstract

•We investigated conversational abilities among children and adolescents with and without autism (n=18 per group).•Participants with autism produced significantly fewer ‘typical’ communicative cues and more cues rated as atypical.•Competence in dialogue was not correlated with ‘general’ language ability, but was correlated with a measure of pragmatic ability and ADOS scores.•Results suggest pragmatic language ability mirrors the intermittent interpersonal engagement of children and adolescents with autism.

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Research in Autism Spectrum DisordersElsevier

Published: Nov 1, 2017

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