Lateralization Profile in ASD Children with Different Speech Development Levels 471
Student, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia
PhD in Medicine, psychiatrist , the State scientific center of mental health children and adolescents of the Department of health of Moscow, associate Professor in the Department of clinical and forensic psychology faculty legal psychology of the Moscow city psychological-pedagogical University, 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.
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