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The broader language phenotype of autism: a comparison with specific language impairment.

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BACKGROUND: Some individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) experience linguistic difficulties similar to those found in individuals with specific language impairment (SLI). Whether these behaviours are indicative of a common underlying genetic cause or a superficial similarity is unclear. METHODS: Standardised language assessments were administered to three participant groups: parents of children with ASD (Par-A), parents of children with specific language/literacy impairment (Par-L) ...

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Whitehouse, AJ More by this author
Bishop, DV More by this author
Journal:
Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
Volume:
48
Issue:
8
Pages:
822-830
Publication date:
2007-08-05
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EISSN:
1469-7610
ISSN:
0021-9630
URN:
uuid:4fe3291a-6f1e-4833-b474-937d8c26ea38
Source identifiers:
16513
Local pid:
pubs:16513

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