Speech & Autistic Children

Speech Emerges in Children On the Autism Spectrum With Severe Language Delay at Greater Rate Than Previously Thought

New findings published in Pediatrics reveal that 70 percent of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who have a history of severe language delay, achieved phrase or fluent speech by age eight. This suggests that more children presenting with ASD and severe language delay at age four can be expected to make notable language gains than was previously thought.

PUBLISHED ONLINE (Mar. 04, 2013) Science Daily

SOURCE: Kennedy Krieger Institute

Le discours émerge chez les enfants autistes (avec retard de langage sévère) plus vite qu'on ne le pensait

De nouveaux résultats publiés dans Pediatrics révèlent que 70% des enfants autistes qui ont des antécédents de retard de langage sévère, arrivent à formuler une phrase ou un discours vers l'âge de huit ans.