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Scripted Language and Authencity
- Author Beverly Harp draws upon her own personal experience with linguistic processing disorder to explain why some Autistic people may appear to fluctuate widely in their speaking ability from one day to the next. What may sound like fluency in speech may sometimes be a script that an autistic person has memorized and uses as a way to work around linguistic processing difficulties.