Accession Number : AD0708083

Title :   COMPUTER AS CATALYST IN THE TREATMENT OF NONSPEAKING AUTISTIC CHILDREN,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CALIF DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Colby,Kenneth Mark ; Smith,David Canfield

Report Date : APR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : Continued experience with a computer-aided treatment method for nonspeaking autistic children demonstrated improvement effects on thirteen out of a series of seventeen cases. Justification for this conclusion is discussed in detail. Adoption of this method by other research groups is needed for the development of computer-aided treatment. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PSYCHIATRY, *SPEECH), (*SOCIAL COMMUNICATION, COMPUTERS), CHILDREN, MENTAL DISORDERS, THERAPY

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE