The Nature of the Neuropsychological Disability in Autistic Children
That the intelligence of Aut children can be measured reliably and validly.
That the IQ has good predictive power about the child’s eventual functioning.
That most Aut children have subnormal intelligence.
That in only a few children does the Verbal (Vb) IQ reach normal levels, no matter how intense the treatment and education.
KeywordsPeabody Picture Vocabulary Infantile Autism Expressive Speech Emotional Withdrawal Childhood Schizophrenia
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