research data . Dataset . 2019

Do minimally verbal and verbally fluent individuals with autism spectrum disorder differ in their viewing patterns of dynamic social scenes?

Plesa Skwerer, Daniela; Brukilacchio, Briana; Chu, Andrea; Eggleston, Brady; Meyer, Steven; Tager-Flusberg, Helen;
  • Published: 10 May 2019
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
Attending preferentially to social information in the environment is important in developing socio-communicative skills and language. Research using eye tracking to explore how individuals with autism spectrum disorder deploy visual attention has increased exponentially in the past decade; however, studies have typically not included minimally verbal participants. In this study, we compared 37 minimally verbal children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder with 34 age-matched verbally fluent individuals with autism spectrum disorder in how they viewed a brief video in which a young woman, surrounded by interesting objects, engages the viewer, and later r...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: genetic structuresbehavioral disciplines and activities
free text keywords: 170199 Psychology not elsewhere classified, FOS: Psychology, 110319 Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy), FOS: Clinical medicine, 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified, FOS: Health sciences, Education, 130312 Special Education and Disability, FOS: Educational sciences
Abstract
Attending preferentially to social information in the environment is important in developing socio-communicative skills and language. Research using eye tracking to explore how individuals with autism spectrum disorder deploy visual attention has increased exponentially in the past decade; however, studies have typically not included minimally verbal participants. In this study, we compared 37 minimally verbal children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder with 34 age-matched verbally fluent individuals with autism spectrum disorder in how they viewed a brief video in which a young woman, surrounded by interesting objects, engages the viewer, and later r...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: genetic structuresbehavioral disciplines and activities
free text keywords: 170199 Psychology not elsewhere classified, FOS: Psychology, 110319 Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy), FOS: Clinical medicine, 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified, FOS: Health sciences, Education, 130312 Special Education and Disability, FOS: Educational sciences
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