Symbolic processes in young autistic children

Marian Sigman, Peter Clive Mundy

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The core deficit in childhood autism is at the intersection of symbolic representation and social experience.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-46
Number of pages16
JournalNew Directions for Child and Adolescent Development
Issue number36
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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