Portable tool measures comprehension in children with autism

12/17/2012 | PsychCentral.com

A technique called portable intermodal preferential looking assessment, developed by psychologist Letitia Naigles, is showing promise as a way to help parents and physicians identify language understanding among children with autism. In a recent study that presented children with two videos side-by-side and audio that corresponded with one of the videos, researchers found that those with autism were less likely to watch the video that matched the audio.

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