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Studies of social communication in speakers with autism spectrum disorder  

The proposed study will examine two components of social communication in speakers with autism: conversation skills, especially as they are impacted by the presence of narrow interests; and production and perception of prosody, which is the rhythm, stress, and intonation of speech. The cross-sectional study will include preadolescent and adolescent children with autism and contrast them with typically developing children. The data will help elucidate the relations between prosodic perception and production, identify prevalence and patterns of prosodic deficits within ASD, and lead toward the development of intervention approaches to address these deficits. Project Status
ONGOING

2010

Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $292,249.00
Current Award Period 2008-2012
Project Number 5P01HD003008-42
Principal Investigator Paul, Rhea
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening? (Biology)
Subcategory Cognitive Studies
Strategic Plan Objective 2O. Not specific to Question 2 objectives
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Yale University
State/Country Connecticut
Web Link 1 Studies of social communication in speakers with autism spectrum disorder (External web link)
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