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Listening in your shoes: social perspective-taking and verbal reference interpretation by children with autism

Abbot-Smith, Kirsten, Williams, David M., Matthews, Danielle (2018) Listening in your shoes: social perspective-taking and verbal reference interpretation by children with autism. In: Social Communication Across the Lifespan, 27th-29th June 2018, Canterbury, Kent. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often do not tailor language for

examined whether individuals with ASD use social perspective to interpret

with ASD did not differ from well-matched typically-developing (TD) children

with the specific speaker. In the current study, we manipulated a different aspect

bought toys which the Requesting Experimenter (RE) had not yet seen. For each

Then RE left and E2 showed C another object of the same type (e.g. yellow ball).

ball. Can you put that ball in my box?'. We tested 24 eight- to eleven-year-olds

select the object that was new for RE (p <.05) and significantly more likely to ask

either of these DVs in visual perspective-taking controls. Individuals with ASD have

them.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Poster)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Developmental Psychology
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Kirsten Abbot-Smith
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2018 14:55 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2019 13:05 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/70462 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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