The Resource Understanding actions, states, and events : verb learning in children with autism, by Susan Douglas

Understanding actions, states, and events : verb learning in children with autism, by Susan Douglas

Label
Understanding actions, states, and events : verb learning in children with autism
Title
Understanding actions, states, and events
Title remainder
verb learning in children with autism
Statement of responsibility
by Susan Douglas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Debate regarding the ability of children with autism to acquire verbs is both limited and inconclusive. This book explores this understudied area of language development in autism to answer the question: How do children with autism learn the meaning of verbs? The approach presents a critical survey of qualitative and quantitative research on verb acquisition in autism, assessing the theories of language acquisition in typical development, including available empirical research. This investigation is among the first studies of its type, offering new insights into the process of language acquisi
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
401/.93
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P118
LC item number
.D68 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • theses
Series statement
Studies on language acquisition,
Series volume
45
Label
Understanding actions, states, and events : verb learning in children with autism, by Susan Douglas
Publication
Note
Dissertation
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; Chapter 1. Introduction; 1. Motivation for the study; 1.1. Theories of word learning; 2. The study; 2.1. The children; 2.2. Communicative abilities of the children; 3. Outline of monograph; Chapter 2. What is autism?; 1. The emergence of autism as a syndrome; 2. Autism: The current perspective; 2.1. Autism and behaviour; 2.2. Autism and aetiology; 2.3. Autism and cognitive abilities; 2.4. Autism and language; 3. Diagnosis and assessment; 4. Conclusion; Chapter 3. Understanding actions, states and events: Verb learning in children in children with autism; 1. Introduction
  • 2. Preliminaries2.1. The study; 2.2. Semantic categories; 3. Semantic profiles by category; 3.1. Activity; 3.2. Change of state; 3.3. Stative; 3.4. Deictic; 3.5. Desire; 3.6. Emotion; 3.7. Perception; 3.8. Communication; 3.9. Mental state; 3.10. Causative; 3.11. Abstract; 3.12. Modal auxiliaries; 3.13. Misuses; 3.14. Lexical innovations; 4. Overview; 4.1. Semantic profile of verb use; 4.2. The developmental path of verb acquisition; 4.3. Lexical diversity; 5. Conclusion; Chapter 4. Understanding space and time: Preposition learning in children with autism; 1. Introduction
  • 2. Theoretical background3. Semantic profiles by category; 3.1. Spatial; 3.2. Temporal; 3.3. Abstract; 3.4. Grammatical; 3.5. Misuses; 4. Detailed examination of the prepositions in, on, up, and at; 4.1. In; 4.2. On; 4.3. Up; 4.4. At; 5. Overview: Developmental flowchart; 6. Conclusion; Chapter 5. Verbs of thought, desire, and speech in grammatical development; 1. Introduction; 2. Verbs of desire; 3. Verbs of cognition; 4. Verbs of communication; 5. Summary; 6. Theory of mind and complex clauses; 6.1. Theory of mind development; 6.2. Syntactic complements and theory of mind development
  • 6.3. Verbs of communication and theory of mind development6.4. Complex sentences and theories of language acquisition; 7. Conclusion; Chapter 6. Issues and implications; 1. Overview of study; 2. Semantic development; 3. The effect of autism on the interrelatedness of verbs and prepositions; 4. Theory of mind and complementation; 5. The origin of grammar: A perspective from autism; 6. Final comments; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn794491481
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 224 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781614510864
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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.b26378097
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794491481
  • pebcs1614510865

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