Young children with autism spectrum issues (ASD) seldom generate wh-questions (e.g. “What strike the book?”) in naturalistic speech. It is unclear if this is because of to social–pragmatic issues, or if grammatical deficits are also concerned. If grammar is impaired, production of wh-queries by rote memorization might precede comprehension of comparable forms. In a longitudinal examine, 15 young children with ASD and eighteen at first language-matched typically establishing (TD) toddlers were visited in their households at 4-thirty day period intervals across a three-year period. The wh-concern process was presented through intermodal preferential hunting. Silent “hitting” activities (e.g. an apple striking a flower) were adopted by check trials in which the apple and flower ended up juxtaposed on the screen. During test trials, subject matter-wh- and object-wh-issue audios have been sequentially presented (e.g. “What strike the flower?” or ”What did the apple hit?”). Control audios had been also presented (e.g. “Where’s the apple/flower?”). Children’s eye actions ended up coded off-line, body by frame. To present reputable comprehension, young children really should appear for a longer time to the named product (i.e. apple or flower) during the “where” questions but significantly less at the named item for the duration of the subject-wh and object-wh-questions. To evaluate comprehension to creation, we coded thirty-min spontaneous speech samples drawn from mother–child interactions at each and every go to. Benefits indicated that comprehension of subject- and object-wh-questions was delayed in kids with ASD in contrast with age-matched TD young children, but not when matched on all round language levels. Moreover, each groups comprehended wh-queries before making comparable kinds, indicating that growth occurred in a comparable method. This paper discusses the implications of our findings for language acquisition in ASD.