Protocol de evaluare a disgrafiei

Protocol de evaluare a disgrafiei

Protocol for assessing dysgraphia

Daniela ROMILĂ

Handwriting is a motor perceptive skill acquired through practice (Feder, Majnemer, 2017) which, once it became automatic and organized, is a valid tool that facilitates the development of ideas. Writing difficulties are considered as reasons for guiding school children towards assessment, therapy and intervention services.
This research aims to investigate the psychomotor peculiarities of children with dysgraphia and to develop a protocol for the assessment of dysgraphia based on empirical evidence. For the structure of the evaluation protocol, samples such as the Nepsy battery (Korkman, Kirk, Kemp, 1998), psychomotricity assessment samples, and samples for evaluating the accuracy and speed of writing on a horizontal and vertical plane by using the Wacom Intuos Pro tablet and the SMART board were used.
The research targets third-grade students from two schools in the city of Mediaş, who were selected in a controlled manner to establish the control group and other randomly selected students for the target group, thus selecting 22 research participants.
Keywords: autism spectrum disorder, language and communication disorders in ASD, alternative and augmentative communication strategies, visual clues, echolalia


DOI: 10.26744/rrttlc.2024.10.1.03
Published on line: 03/31/2024
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Tulburarea din spectrul autist. Abordare din perspectivă psiholingvistică

Tulburarea din spectrul autist. Abordare din perspectivă psiholingvistică

Autism spectrum disorder. A psycholinguistic approach


Psycholinguistic is definited as the study of the language of the mind. People with ASD have language disorders. In order to disguise their problems, these people use pre-prepared and learned phrases. Another language-related problem is the presence of echolalia, but the presence of echolalia does not influence the average length the sentence, just as the use of conjunctions or prepositions, or abstract words, does not influence the average length. What does influence the average lenght of the utterance is the number of new words used.

Keywords: psycholinguistics, autism spectrum disorder, language disorders, echolalia, mean legth of utterance
Published on line: 03/31/2024
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Limbaj și comunicare în contextul TSA: mituri și evidențe

Limbaj și comunicare în contextul TSA: mituri și evidențe

Language and communication: myths and evidences

Raluca Nicoleta TRIFU, Carolina BODEA HAŢEGAN, Bogdana MICLEA

Autism spectrum disorder is a very common developmental disorder nowadays. CPLOL celebrated speech and language therapy day on the 6th of March and dedicated this day to Communication in Autism. Based on this, we prepared a workshop within our association (ASTTLR) under this theme where ASD was approached based on the language myths and on the language evidences. The fallowing myths and evidences were discussed based on significant studies in the field: echolalia, language idiosyncrasy, personal pronoun usage, gestures, the gap between receptive and expressive language. Conclusions underlined that language development can be an important indicator in ASD, but it must be carefully approached as not all specific language development features can be by themselves diagnostic criteria.

Keywords:autism spectrum disorder, speech and language disorders, social-pragmatic communication disorder, echolalia, language idiosyncrasy, personal pronoun

DOI: 10.26744/rrttlc.2019.5.1.11

Published on line: 31/03/2019
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