Warmest congratulations…

11th Mar

OSAMCAT publishes a short article by Hinzen, Rosselló and Moya

10th Mar
Take a look at this little piece on language and schizophrenia on the OSAMCAT (Observatori de la salut mental de Catalunya) website: El mirall trencat    

schizophrenia as the price humans paid…

02nd Mar
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On Person

10th Feb
Can anyone tell me what is wrong with the hypothesis that autistic speech does not grammaticalise Person? I am saying: could the language of autism not be a language where everything is simply 3rd or non-Person?

On ‘pragmatics’

19th Jan
It is interesting to see that the claim of a 'language impairment' in a proper subgroup of individuals on the autism spectrum is only logically coherent if we conceptually and empirically distinguish between 'commuication impairment' and 'language impairment', or between 'pragmatic impairment' and 'language impairment' - since both communication and pragmatic impairments are said to be universal in ASD and a defining feature of it. So what on earth led us to view pragmatics ...

Autism seminars now weekly

15th Jan
Dear all, As we are investing heavily in the autism side of our research program, please note that we are now meeting weekly on Mondays at 6 to address research topics in autism and progress in our Orienta and the potential San Joan de Deu project. Any interested parties please contact Kristen, kfschroeder@gmail.com or Eli, elisabet.vila.borrellas@gmail.com. Wolfram