How the Brain Thinks in Autism: Implications for Language Intervention

Higher-order cognitive abilities or those that require integrative processing are disproportionately impaired in ASD. Affected abilities occur across the cognitive domains and include complex sensory, motor, memory, and language skills as well as concept formation (Minshew et al., 1997; Williams et al., 2006a). Even in the visuospatial domain, integrative skills such as face recognition may be affected (Behrmann, Thomas, & Humphreys, 2006).

from the ASHA Leader

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