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Defining spoken language benchmarks and selecting measures of expressive language development for young children with autism spectrum disorders.
|Title||Defining spoken language benchmarks and selecting measures of expressive language development for young children with autism spectrum disorders.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Tager-Flusberg H, Rogers S, Cooper J, Landa R, Lord C, Paul R, Rice M, Stoel-Gammon C, Wetherby A, Yoder P|
|Journal||Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR|
|Date Published||2009 Jun|
The aims of this article are twofold: (a) to offer a set of recommended measures that can be used for evaluating the efficacy of interventions that target spoken language acquisition as part of treatment research studies or for use in applied settings and (b) to propose and define a common terminology for describing levels of spoken language ability in the expressive modality and to set benchmarks for determining a child's language level in order to establish a framework for comparing outcomes across intervention studies.
|Alternate Journal||J. Speech Lang. Hear. Res.|