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Epistemic modal expressions by high functioning autistic adults

Ann de Roeck

Epistemic modal expressions by high functioning autistic adults

a test case for the "theory of mind" hypothesis

by Ann de Roeck

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Published by Universiteit Antwerpen, Instelling Universitaire Antwerpen, Departement Germaanse, Afdeling Linguïstiek in Wilrijk, Belgium .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modality (Linguistics),
  • Psycholinguistics.,
  • Autism.,
  • Knowledge, Theory of.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAutism and metarepresentation.
    StatementAnn de Roeck and Jan Nuyts.
    SeriesAntwerp papers in linguistics ;, 82, Antwerp papers in linguistics ;, nr. 82.
    ContributionsNuyts, Jan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP299.M6 R64 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. ;
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL830897M
    LC Control Number95104912

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Epistemic modal expressions by high functioning autistic adults by Ann de Roeck Download PDF EPUB FB2

Conversation with an Adult with High functioning autism Social language is not the same thing as correct language. It includes body language (use of eye contact, hand gestures, body stance, etc.), pragmatic language (socially meaningful use of language), idioms, slang, humour and an ability to modulate tone, volume and prosody (ups and downs of.

Epistemic modal expressions by high functioning autistic adults: a test case for the "theory of mind" hypothesis (Wilrijk, Belgium: Universiteit Antwerpen, ). 63 pages. [autism,adult] Eric Schopler & Gary B. Mesibov, ed. Autism in Adolescents and Adults (New York: Plenum Press, ).

Although people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) often have severe problems with pragmatic aspects of language, little is known about their pragmatic reasoning.

We carried out a behavioral study on high-functioning adults with autistic disorder (n = 11) and Asperger syndrome (n = 17) and matched controls (n = 28) to investigate whether they are capable of deriving scalar implicatures Cited by: Epistemic modal operators give rise to something very like, but also very unlike, Moore's paradox.

I set out the puzzling phenomena, explain why a standard relational semantics for these operators Author: Seth Yalcin. Epistemic modality is a sub-type of linguistic modality that deals with a speaker's evaluation/judgment of, degree of confidence in, or belief of the knowledge upon which a proposition is based.

In other words, epistemic modality refers to the way speakers communicate their doubts, certainties, and guesses—their "modes of knowing". Children With High-Functioning Autism: A Parent's Guide offers parents the information needed to help them cope with their child's autism and to navigate the path as they first perceive differences, seek assistance and treatment, and help their child develop into his or her full potential.

Including examples of the author's own experiences with her child with autism, this book helps families 4/4(38). I remember when I was a Year 1 classroom teacher, one of my 6-year-old boys was on the spectrum with high functioning autism, anxiety, and perfectionism, became very agitated during maths if he got a sum wrong & he particularly hated story writing as he felt there wasn’t a ‘right or wrong’ way to do it.

CHILDREN’S ON-LINE PROCESSING OF EPISTEMIC MODALS scenarios: in the determined scenarios children’s performance was similar to the adult one, whereas their proportion of correct yes/no answers dropped to the chance level in the undetermined scenarios, regardless of the force of the modal.

Subjectivity as an evidential dimension Let us start by taking a closer look at Lyons' ( ff.) definition of the dimension of subjectivity.

According to him, while objective epistemic modality expresses an objectively measurable chance that the state of affairs under consideration is true or not, subjective epistemic modality involves a Cited by: epistemic meanings. For instance, one may wonder whether there are epistemic modal expressions in natural language which, rather than admitting both a subjective and an objective construal, may be semantically specialized for just one of these types of modal meaning (see Nuyts, ; Kratzer,for an explicit adoption of this view).

Epistemic Modal Expressions by High-Functioning Autistic Adults. Antwerp Papers in Linguistics Presupposition and implicature The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic TheoryAuthor: Elizabeth Closs Traugott.

This book does a good job of addressing the debate about whether Asperger syndrome is really an alternative label for High Functioning Autism or not. On my reading of the book, it favours the HFA angle which may run counter to European preferences.

A good dealof information is provided an assessment options and thier by: Assessing Asperger’s and High-Functioning Autism: Tips for Clinicians Developmentally-based assessments of cognitive, communicative, and other skills provide information important for both diagnosis and program planning for kids with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) and.

Children’s Acquisition of Epistemic Modality Anna Papafragou and Ozge Ozturk University of Delaware 1 Introduction This paper is concerned with the acquisition of certain aspects of the meaning of epistemic modal verbs.

Epistemic modals encode the probability, predictability or certainty of the proposition embedded under the modal Size: KB. Children With High-Functioning Autism: A Parent's Guide offers parents the information needed to help them cope with their child's autism and to navigate the path as they first perceive differences, seek assistance and treatment, and help their child develop into his or her full potential.4/5.

High-functioning autism (HFA) is a term applied to people with autism who are deemed to be cognitively "higher functioning" (with an IQ of greater than 70) than other people with autism.

[1] [2] Individuals with HFA or Asperger syndrome exhibit deficits in areas of communication, emotion recognition and expression, and social interaction.

[3] HFA is not a recognized diagnosis in the DSM-IV-TR. About this book Introduction Designed to advance understanding of the unique needs of high-functioning individuals with autism, this volume details the latest diagnostic and treatment approaches and analyzes the current conceptions of the neurological processes involved in autism.

CDC Study Nationally, 1 in 88 children have autism spectrum disorder Utah, 1 in 47 children have autism spectrum disorder Utah Department of Health Administrative Estimate Calculates to 1 File Size: 1MB.

Individuals with IQs of 80 or above (i.e., those with high-functioning autism (HFA); Bertrnd et al. ;Schaefer-Whitby et al. ) may show mathematics weaknesses in comparison to their IQ (Chiang and Lin ), or when com-pared to typically developing peers (Titeca et al).

Students withHFA mayparticularly strugglewithwordprob. The relationship between language and conceptualization remains one of the major puzzles in language research. This monograph addresses this issue by means of an in depth corpus based and experimental investigation of the major types of expressions of epistemic modality in Dutch, German and : Finally, chapter 4 tests epistemic reasoning abilities in high-functioning children and adolescents with ASD.

Results show that high- functioning adolescents with ASD successfully compute both scalar and ignorance implicature, while younger children with ASD fail at both : Lara Klainerman Hochstein. Title: Critical autism studies: exploring epistemic dialogues and intersections, challenging dominant understandings of autism In this paper we explore how our cultural contexts give rise to different kinds of knowledges of autism and examine how they are articulated, gain currency, and form the basis for policy, practice and political Size: KB.

"I Think I Might Be Autistic: A Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis and Self-Discovery For adults with undiagnosed autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there is often an "aha!" moment--when you realize that ASD just might be the explanation for why you've always felt so different/5.

Epistemic Modality Modal Verbs Really Learn the Most Useful Telephoning Phrases - Download over pages of stimulating self-study practice with model dialogues, a detailed answer key, hints, study tips, speaking practice, and preparation for your own real-life telephone calls.

Epistemic modal expressions by high functioning autistic adults. A test case for the "theory of mind" hypothesis.

Wilrijk, Belgium: Universiteit Antwerpen, Instelling Universitaire Antwerpen, Departement Germaanse, Afdeling Linguïstiek. Most books on Asperger syndrome/high-functioning autism focus on early intervention and basic skills, but this book offers help for older children and adults as well, making it very valuable.

Strongly recommended for public libraries and academic libraries with autism or education collections." (on the first edition)/5().

epistemic reasoning. Two of these studies used scalar implicature as their case study. First, in a study by Pijnacker, Hagoort, Buitelaar, Teunisse, and Geurts (), high-functioning adults with ASD were asked to evaluate a set of sentences which the authors argued should involve scalar implicatureFile Size: 1MB.

ABSTRACT. PURPOSE: To extend previous research in the development of idiom comprehension by investigating this ability in children with Asperger Syndrome (AS) or with High Functioning Autism (HFA). METHODS: Three groups participated in the study.

The first group consisted of 27 children with AS/HFA (mean age years) and the other two consisted of typically developing children and adults. This article was co-authored by Luna Rose, a trusted member of wikiHow's community. Luna Rose is an autistic community member who specializes in writing and autism.

She leads wikiHow's Autism Project. There are 10 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. "Autistic body language" is somewhat of a misnomer 90%(). This book brings together novel work on the semantics and pragmatics of certain indefinite expressions that also convey modality.

These epistemic indefinites are determiners or pronouns that signal ignorance on the part of the speaker, such as German irgendein and Spanish algun: the sentence Maria se caso con algun medico ('Maria married some doctor or other') both makes an existential.

Modeling Imperfection: One Simple Trick for Building Self-Esteem in Kids on the Autism Spectrum Young people with Asperger’s and High-Functioning Autism (HFA) often lack the necessary skills to perform certain tasks - and may display behaviors that help them avoid or escape such unwanted tasks.

By studying the semantic domain of epistemic modality, Jan Nuyts seeks to understand how the mental representation of reality relates to its expressions in a cognitive system like human language.

The approach is labeled ‘cognitive-pragmatic’ which, as explained in Ch. 1, means exploring the embedding of language in the human mind through an Author: Agustinus Gianto.

Epistemic Modals and Alternative Possibilities John Turri1 Received: 30 August /Accepted: 19 July Springer Science+Business Media B.V. Abstract Indicative judgments pertain to what is true. Epistemic modal judgments pertain to what must or might be true relative to. 1.

Introduction. Anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions affecting children and adolescents [1–3].Children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are at high risk for developing cooccurring mental health conditions, and the risk appears to be higher than for children with a history of typical development [4–6].

Cited by: Axioms for modal epistemic logic. A modal epistemic logic for agents is obtained by joining together modal logics, one for each agent. For simplicity's sake it is usually assumed that the agents are homogeneous, i.e., they can be described by the same logic.

Abstract— Groups of MA‐matched autistic, normal and non‐autistic retarded children were tested for their ability to choose drawn and photographed facial expressions of emotion to “go with” a person videotaped in gestures, vocalizations and contexts indicative of four emotional states.

Although both autistic and control subjects were adept in choosing drawings of non‐personal Cited by: UPDATE ARTICLE Autism spectrum disorders: an overview on diagnosis and treatment Helena Brentani,1,2 Cristiane Silvestre de Paula,3,4 Daniela Bordini,3 Deborah Rolim,2 Fabio Sato,2 Joana Portolese,2 Maria Clara Pacifico,2 James T.

McCracken5 1Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Universidade de Sa˜o Paulo (USP), Sa˜o Paulo, SP, Brazil. 2Autism Spectrum Program. Group 1 comprised 16 subjects with high functioning autism (HFA) or AS (4 with high-functioning autism and 12 with AS).

The sex ratio was (m:f). The HFA Group all showed a history of ‘classical’ autism (i.e. autism accompanied by language delay) and fulfilled established diagnostic criteria (American Psychiatric Association, DSM-IV, ).

These students are generally considered high-functioning (they may have previously been referred to as having Asperger's Syndrome) and can have average or above average IQs (Gallagher & Gallagher, ). Because there tends to be a lot of crossover of traits between giftedness and high-functioning autism, one is frequently mistaken for the other.

Fig. 1 shows a box plot comparison of intramodal and cross-modal matching for children with ASD and TD children. Download: Download high-res image (KB) Download: Download full-size image Fig. plot display for the percentages of correct responses in each matching task.

The lines in the box indicate the median of the by: 4. the behavioral definition of the autistic syndrome. (Ritvo & Freeman, ). These researchers reported that 60% of autistic children have measured IQ below 50 and 20% have IQ scores between 50 indicating that Autism and mental retardation co-exist in the majority of cases.

However, they noted that autistic children perform most poorly. Children With High-Functioning Autism: A Parent's Guide offers parents the information needed to help them cope with their child's autism and to navigate the path as they first perceive differences, seek assistance and treatment, and help their child develop into his or her full potential.

Including examples of the author's own experiences with her child with autism, this book helps /5(29).Teaching Autistic Children Reading Doesn’t Have To Be Hard. By Rachel Evans There is no doubt about it.

Teaching autistic children reading can be a task that tests the patience of anyone who tries. However, the same can be said of teaching any other child to read too.