Saturday, February 10, 2007

Verbal Notes from an Autism Conference Part 1: BC on Autism Ep 29


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Here is the verbal version of my notes on several talks at an autism conference last December. It's more of an audio thing to be honest.

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At 2/10/2007 7:33 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I found your notes very interesting. I'm painting my computer room this weekend and listened in the background so I didn't pay attention to the name of the scientist you spoke about in the beginning. When he spoke about some generalities, he mentioned that he felt that no language before 3 was autism, some language was PDD-NOS, and a lot of language before 3 the individual was likely to lose their diagnosis. I hadn't heard this before. Most people with Asperger's as I know it have a lot of language before 3, but don't lose their diagnosis. What is the difference between speech and language? I'm not sure but I would like to find out more about what he was speaking to.

CS

 
At 2/10/2007 10:36 PM, Blogger Bartholomew Cubbins said...

Christopher Gillberg, from Sweden. He did not differentiate between language and speech so I cannot answer your question but I share your sentiment and note the important difference.

It's easy to get away with stuff in a presentation that wouldn't pass muster in a reputable journal.

These posts are merely reporting what was said, I spared everyone my analysis.

 
At 2/10/2007 11:40 PM, Anonymous Ms. Clark said...

Sign language and writing are language but they aren't speech. So probably an autistic kid's sign language would be "stereotypical"... or a kid might type and not speak...

 

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