Echolalia in Autism


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Echolalia is normal for babies to display echolalia, since they imitate sounds and words heard by others. Thus, echolalia occurs normally in child development. It is when echolalia occurs outside of this context that it is considered abnormal.
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NPSLE occurs in approximately 25-50% of cases of SLE. The most common manifestations involve cognitive dysfunction and seizures. A case report of a 57-year old woman with SLE and echolalia.
Michael Zapor, Fredrick T. Murphy, Ramond Enzenauer
Delayed echolalia is the repetition of verbal messages that were previously heard and which are repeated after a time delay of a few minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years.
Beverly Vicker
Immediate echolalia refers to utterances that are produced or echoed immediately after they are heard; the domain also includes those utterances that are echoed within a very short time, such as a few minutes.
Beverly Vicker
A central idea in this paper is a new emphasis on the bodily basis of language in relation to imitated speech and gesture, and more specifically on cerebral motor organisation as providing a possible new approach to the symbol-grounding problem.
Robin Allott
We focus on an imitative disturbance involving difficulties both in copying actions and in inhibiting more stereotyped mimicking, such as echolalia.
Justin Williams et al
Tics, echolalia, echopraxia, palilalia, and other repetitions, coprolalia
Autistic children and adults might find a favored sound, word or phrase and repeat it over and over again. This repetition is called perseveration. How to handle this perseveration depends on the individual
Robin Baraybar
Tongues have the intriguing tendency to slip all by themselves, and a blotched echolalia may very well be an original statement.
Rolf-Peter Wille
Word-final dysfluencies are interruptions in the flow of speech that affect the last part of a word, but do not affect the first sound or sounds of a word.
Brian Humphrey, John Van Borsel

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