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Sue Larkey PodcastMany people on the autism spectrum have difficulty with social skills as they are not logical – rules change, games change, people are your friend one day but not the next and children use language and phrases that can be confusing. In addition not being able to predict what people mean and understanding the context of a social situation can make social situations very frustrating. This is called ‘Theory of Mind’. Most children can pass a Theory of Mind test by age three, whereas most people with ASD have an impaired Theory of Mind.

To read my detailed blog post on this subject click below:

Check out my previous podcasts on Social Skills:

  • Episode 126: Using Games to Teach – Part 1: All the Skills you can Learn
  • Episode 73: Top 10 Tips to use when Teaching Social Skills to Students with Autism
  • Epsiode 4: Promoting Social Understanding – Social Scripts


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What did you say? What did you mean?

| by Jude Welton | Jude Welton looks at a hundred of the most common figures of speech in this visual workbook designed as a springboard for family and classroom discussions. Each figure of speech is accompanied by an illustration showing its literal meaning, which will help ASD children recognise and learn to enjoy metaphors and figurative language.