Early diagnostics and correction of ASD in the field of emotional-semantic approach



The content of the emotional-semantic correctional approach, which is aimed at overcoming the distortion of mental development of a child with autism, is revealed. Emotional development of a child, which exists in a shared experience with an adult, is a prerequisite for the formation of their active meaningful relationship with the world. An idea of the first significant markers of autistic development tendencies is given. The aims, the content, the techniques of correctional work with an early age autistic child and methods of assisting their relatives are shown.

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Keywords: autism, distorted development, shared experience, emotional interaction, emotional-semantic com¬ment, correctional help

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/autdd.2017150203

For citation: Baenskaya E.R. Early diagnostics and correction of ASD in the field of emotional-semantic approach . Autizm i narusheniya razvitiya = Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017. Vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 32–37. DOI: 10.17759/autdd.2017150203. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Elena R. Baenskaya, PhD in Psychology, leading research assistant, the Federal State Budget Scientific Institution «Institute of Special Education»,, Moscow, Russia



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