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Autism and Developmental Disorders

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1994-1617

ISSN (online): 2413-4317


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Lateralization Profile in ASD Children with Different Speech Development Levels 529


Nemzer E.A.
Student, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia

Borodina L.G.
PhD in Medicine, Associate Professor, Chair of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

The lateralization profile and its link to speech development in 10 children with autism spectrum disorders and 20 neurotypical controls aged 6-7 were studied. Neuropsychological methods for the dominant arm, dominant ear, and dominant eye determination were used as well as for expressive and impressive speech assessment. Ambilateral results were found more often in autism spectrum disorders children compared to neurotypical controls. autism spectrum disorders children with ambilateral rates prevalence have shown higher results in speech development. There were more left ear dominance cases among autism spectrum disorders children compared with controls.

Keywords: autism spectrum disorders, speech development, lateralization profile

Column: Research & Diagnosis of ASD


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