Preissler, M.A. (2008). Associative learning of pictures and words by low‐functioning children with autism.

Autism, 12, 231‐248.
Abstract: This research investigates whether children with autism learn picture, word and object relations as associative pairs or whether they understand such relations as referential. In Experiment 1, children were taught a new word (e.g. ‘whisk’) repeatedly paired with a novel picture. Lee Mas...