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Language Outcomes for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Watson, L. & Flippin, M. (2008, May 27). 7 The ASHA Leader.
“When will my child talk?” is a common question that speech-language pathologists hear from parents of young children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This question signals the anxiety of parents coming to terms with an unexpected vision of their child’s development. SLPs want to respond in a credible way that is sensitive to parents’ hopes for their child. No one fully understands why some children with ASD develop speech and others do not. In this article, we discuss recent research on predictors of language outcomes for children with ASD, and applications to clinical practice.
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