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Thought-bubbles help children with autism acquire an alternative to a theory of mind.

Abstract:

Children with autism have specific difficulties understanding complex mental states like thought, belief, and false belief and their effects on behaviour. Such children benefit from focused teaching, where beliefs are likened to photographs-in-the-head. Here two studies, one with seven participants and one with 10, tested a picturein-the-head strategy for dealing with thoughts and behaviour by teaching children with autism about cartoon thought-bubbles as a device for representing such mental...

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10.1177/1362361302006004003

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Journal:
Autism : the international journal of research and practice
Volume:
6
Issue:
4
Pages:
343-363
Publication date:
2002-12-05
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EISSN:
1461-7005
ISSN:
1362-3613
URN:
uuid:560d6f14-54b4-4a0e-96c9-1758f54500ca
Source identifiers:
205118
Local pid:
pubs:205118

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