echolalia


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echolalia

[‚ek·ō′lā·lē·ə]
(medicine)
The purposeless, often seemingly involuntary repetition of words spoken by another person; a disorder seen in certain psychotic states and in certain organic brain syndromes. Also known as echophrasia.
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In a similar way, electronic culture seems to oscillate between the extremes of echolalia and narcissism.
Some of BT's autistic characteristics remain, including some echolalia and awkward social interactions; however, he enjoys playing with other children and often seeks them out.
The behaviors and characteristics of children with vision impairment that resemble those of children with ASDs, including echolalia, pronoun reversal, stereotypic motor movements, and delays in developing pretend play, are often attributed to the vision impairment itself (Andrews & Wyver, 2005).
The functions of immediate echolalia in autistic children.
It does not respond to names, does not speak even a word till 16 months, combine two words by two years, poor eye contact, cannot initiate play, excessively lines up toys or other objects, at times appeared hearing impaired, attached to one particular toy, object, place, echolalia present, repetitive behaviours like hand flapping, toe walking, biting head, banging, craving for sameness and some order, at times obsessed with learning about something like numbers, about gadgets etc.
His motor tics (mouth movements, head banging, shoulder shaking, hand and leg swinging, stomach muscles stretching) started 3 years ago and his vocal tics one year later (winking, sniffing, copropraxy, coprolalia, echolalia, sudden bursting talks, coughing, snoring, whistlingl, affecting daily activities such as putting clothes on, eating and showering.
a text is a sealed echo-chamber in which meanings are reduced to a chamber in which echolalia, a vertical and lateral reverberation from sign to sign of ghostly non-presences emanating from no voice, intended by no one, referring to nothing, bombinating in a void (Abrams, 1988:270).
delayed speech, echolalia, mutism) and behavioral problems (e.
The condition is usually referred to as a "spectrum disorder" that is, a group of disorders with a range of similar symptoms usually including lack of coherent speech, or echolalia (repetitive speech), wild tantrums, repetitive actions, obsession with order and routine, inability to socialize, learning disabilities.
As a result of this intervention, the subjects echolalia was reduced from 95% of the total utterances to under 10%
However, Mark rarely engaged in spontaneous conversations and he frequently emitted vocal echolalia.
Video clips are used to show examples of such terms as social reciprocity, joint attention, sensory defensiveness, hand flapping, and echolalia.