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Aspects of Communication, Language and Literacy in Autism Child Abilities and Parent Perspectives

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Title: Aspects of Communication, Language and Literacy in Autism Child Abilities and Parent Perspectives
Authors: Carlsson, Emilia
Issue Date: 7-Feb-2019
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Audiology, Logopedics, Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy
Parts of work: I. Åsberg Johnels, J., Carlsson, E., Norbury, C., Gillberg, C., & Miniscalco, C. (2018). Current Profiles and Early Predictors of Reading Skills in School-Age Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A longitudinal, retrospective population study. Autism, Published online 7 Dec.

II. Carlsson, E., Miniscalco, C., Gillberg, C., & Åsberg Johnels, J. (2018). Assessing False-Belief Understanding in Children with Autism Using a Computer Application: A Pilot Study. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 1-15.

III. Carlsson, E., Åsberg Johnels, J., Gillberg, C., & Miniscalco, C. Narrative Skills in Primary School Children with Autism: Relation to Language and Nonverbal Event Sequencing. Manuscript.

IV. Carlsson, E., Miniscalco, C., Kadesjö, B., & Laakso, K. (2016). Negotiating knowledge: parents’ experience of the neuropsychiatric diagnostic process for children with autism. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 51: 328–338.

Date of Defence: 2019-03-08
Disputation: Fredagen den 8 mars 2019, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Autism spectrum disorders
theory of mind
narrative ability
Abstract: The main aim of this thesis was to investigate literacy, ‘theory of mind’ (ToM) and narrative ability in children who had screened positive for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) (comprehensively assessed for neuropsychiatric problems), and relate the findings to their structural linguistic capacity, as measured by language tests at the word and sentence levels. Considering the important roles of families in shaping children’s language socialisation, another aim was to explore the parental experien... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-274-8 (pdf)
978-91-7833-273-1 (print)
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