Autistic Children Verbal And Non-Verbal Communication Development

Authors

  • Nelly Hunanyan Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24234/se.2020.1.1.82

Keywords:

Early autism (EA), verbal communication, non-verbal communication, socialization, alternative communication tools, speech therapy sessions

Abstract

The article presents the results of the study, which relates to the efficacy of speech therapy means and methods for the development of speech and non-verbal communication processes for children with autism.

A number of researchers' observations show that the range of contact between children with autism is very limited. Mostly these children feel calm and they are relatively manageable only among their extremely close people. The difficulty of selective and original communication contributes to the more isolation of children with autism. The communication difficulties described in the context of not performing early diagnostics work start to be strengthened and deeply rooted in the mental processes of these children. The inability to communicate and the active rejection of any communication contributes to relapsing behaviors whenever there is an attempt to draw any attention and the requirement for a directive ends with a fight.

Based on the multi-year pedagogical activity in this field, the author presents experimental studies with autistic children. Taking into account the individual features of each child during the two-year training, we have created different play situations to try to make an interest and expand the range of contacts. Initially, we tried to create about 5-10 similar situations during one speech therapy session, and later, when appropriate skill is well-formed, we try to strengthen it in other situations or in the presence of other strangers.

Author Biography

Nelly Hunanyan, Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University

 Researcher

Chair of Speech and Rehabilitative Therapy, Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University Lecturer

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Published

2020-02-21

How to Cite

Hunanyan, N. (2020). Autistic Children Verbal And Non-Verbal Communication Development. Armenian Journal of Special Education, 1(1), 81-89. https://doi.org/10.24234/se.2020.1.1.82

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