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Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 169–172 | Cite as

Brief report: Current theory and research on language and communication in autism

  • Helen Tager-Flusberg
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School Psychology Current Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helen Tager-Flusberg
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MassachusettsBoston

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