Movement and Imitation in Children and Adolescents with or without ASD

The purpose of this study is to learn more about the use of gesture to help typically developing children and children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). You and your child will be asked to come to Vanderbilt for one visit. During this visit, you will answer some questions about your child. Your child will first answer some questions, and then watch some short videos while speaking along with them. They may be asked to imitate some gestures. The session should take 60-90 minutes. Participants should be 8-17 years of age with autism spectrum disorder OR typically developing. Some language ability is required. Child will receive a $10 gift card and small toy. To participate, contact Emelyne Bingham, at (615) 322-4924, or emelyne.m.bingham@vanderbilt.edu.

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