The Impact of Object and Gesture Imitation Training on Language Use in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
- The Use of Social Stories to Reduce Precursors to Tantrum Behavior in a Student with Autism. Kuttler, Shari; Myles, Brehda Smith // Focus on Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities;Fall98, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p176
Presents a study which examined the effects of using social stories to reduce precursors to tantrum behavior in two social environments, morning work time and lunchtime, with emphasis on a 12-year-old boy diagnosed with autism. Medical history of the boy; Use of an ABAB design to implement the...
- Erratum to: Brief Wait Time to Increase Response Opportunity and Correct Responding of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Who Display Challenging Behavior. LaMela, Lisa; Tincani, Matt // Journal of Developmental & Physical Disabilities;Dec2012, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p635
A correction is presented to the article "Brief Wait Time to Increase Response Opportunity and Correct Responding of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Who Display Challenging Behavior" by Lisa LaMela and Matt Tincani.
- GESTURES AND PARALANGUAGE IN SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION: IMMERSION STUDENTS IN ROMANIA. Cotrāu, Diana Roxana // Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Philologia;2009, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p117
Of late, sociocultural theory has inspired a number of applied linguists to forge new lines of research on second language acquisition. Starting from the SCT (sociocultural theory) basic tenet that language, culture and cognition are inextricably linked, and that no social activity - learning a...
- A cross-cultural comparison of communicative gestures in human infants during the transition to language. Blake, Joanna; Vitale, Grace; Osborne, Patricia; Olshansky, Esther // Gesture;Jan2005, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p201
The entire bodily gestural repertoire of four different infant groups was coded over the age period of 9 to 15 months. Two small samples of English-Canadian and Parisian-French infants were filmed every two weeks at home. A larger sample of Japanese infants was visited for 7 sessions and of...
- Nonverbal communication and early language acquisition in children with down syndrome and in... Mundy, Peter; Kasari, Connie // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p157
Compares the nonverbal communication and early language acquisition in children with Down syndrome and in normally developing children. Presence of expressive language delays in children with Down syndrome; Disturbance in nonverbal requesting; Measures of nonverbal communication skills among...
- GESTURES AS PRE-POSITIONS IN COMMUNICATION. Tenjes, Silvi // TRAMES: A Journal of the Humanities & Social Sciences;2001, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p302
In the first part of the article, I focus my attention on nonverbal means in society and the new perspective of investigating communication through symbolic units. The theoretical part deals with problems related to the paradigm of imagistic language, which is connected with the research of...
- gesture. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p947
A definition of the term "gesture" is presented which refers to a body movement that facilitates the expression or concealment of thoughts or the emphasis of speech.
- Hand Talk. Bruno, Elsa Knight // Hopscotch;Dec2008/Jan2009, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p8
The article presents the meanings of several hand signals, such as handshake, clapping and raising one's hand above the head.
- IN REVERENCE FOR DIETIES AND SUBMISSION TO KINGS: A FEW GESTURES IN ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN SOCIETIES. Choksy, Jamsheed K. // Iranica Antiqua;2002, Vol. 37, p7
Focuses on gestures in ancient Near Eastern societies. Clasped hands; Raised hands; Bent forefinger.