Understanding definitions of minimally verbal across instruments: evidence for subgroups within minimally verbal children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines, Volume 57, Issue 12, 2016, Pages 1424-1433.
Autism spectrum disordercognitive impairmentlanguage disorder
Future studies of MV children must carefully consider the methods used to identify their sample, acknowledging that definitions including children with 'some words' may yield larger samples with a wider range of language and cognitive abilities. Broadly defined MV samples may be particularly important to delineate factors interfering with...More
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