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All’inizio era il verbo? No, all’inizio era l’azione! Alla ricerca di una spiegazione motoria delle difficoltà comunicative nell’autismoRiassunto; Abstract
 INTRODUZIONE: premesse; scopi.
  1. L' AUTISMO: definizione di autismo; incidenza e prevalenza; criteri diagnostici e sintomi; disturbi pervasivi dello sviluppo; strumenti diagnostici, la valutazione funzionale; diagnosi differenziale; eziopatognesi, eredita' e geni coinvolti, teorie neurologico-patofisiologiche, teorie interpretative e neuropsicologiche.
  2. ALLA RICERCA DI UNA SPIEGAZIONE MOTORIA DELL’AUTISMO E DEI SUOI SINTOMI: cenni introduttivi; azione e linguaggio, dalla mano alla bocca: evoluzione della comunicazione verbale; sistema specchio, cognizione sociale e evoluzione del linguaggio, caratteristiche anotomo-funzionali del sistema specchio, sistema specchio e linguaggio; controllo motorio accoppiato di mano e bocca, associazione del sistema specchio con i doppi comandi; sviluppo del sistema orale-manuale precoce in soggetti con sviluppo tipico; spiegazione motoria delle difficolta' comunicative verbali nei soggetti con autismo.
  3. MATERIALI e METODI: presupposti teorici; partecipanti, gruppo sperimentale, gruppo di controllo; apparato, stimoli e procedura; registrazione e analisi dei dati, registrazione e analisi cinetica, registrazione e analisi vocale, analisi statistica.
  4. RISULTATI: analisi cinematica; analisi vocale.
Tesi di Laurea di: Valentina DEL BELLO 


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