Using Eye-Tracking to Study Reading Patterns and Processes in Autism with Hyperlexia Profile
The aim of this study is to present the application of the eye-tracking technology to the research on autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) with a special interest on language impairments and text comprehension and production deficits. We discuss data and results obtained from a single case study research regarding an adult autistic male with a hyperlexia profile. Our results support the usage of eye-tracking technology in research and diagnostic contexts that make difficult an intrusive human-machine interaction.
KeywordsAutistic Spectrum Disorder Autistic Spectrum Disorder Mirror Neuron Text Comprehension Mirror Neuron System
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