Impaired Communication in a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Case Study


The article presents the tasks of psychological therapy, speech therapy, sensory integration, and the planned activities undertaken to support the development of communication in children with the autism spectrum disorder. This attempt to describe communication disorders and their relationship with therapy is based on the selected case study. It should be emphasised that the theoretical part of the article discusses social and emotional deficits in children with autism spectrum disorders, and describes their communication disorders. Moreover, two classifications used in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders are presented.

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Published : 2018-12-23

Gagat-MatułaA., & MalikN. (2018). Impaired Communication in a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Case Study. Logopedia Silesiana, (7), 202-214. Retrieved from

Anna Gagat-Matuła
Instytut Pedagogiki Specjalnej, Katedra Rehabilitacji Osób z Zaburzeniami Słuchu i Komunikacji, Wydział Pedagogiki, Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny im. Komisji Edukacji Narodowej w Krakowie  Poland
Natalia Malik 
Instytut Pedagogiki Specjalnej, Katedra Rehabilitacji Osób z Zaburzeniami Słuchu i Komunikacji, Wydział Pedagogiki, Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny im. Komisji Edukacji Narodowej w Krakowie  Poland

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