Can children with autism be taught to understand false belief using computers?

@article{Swettenham1996CanCW,
  title={Can children with autism be taught to understand false belief using computers?},
  author={John Swettenham},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={1996},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={157-65}
}
  • John Swettenham
  • Published 1996 in
    Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
A specially designed computer version of the Sally-Anne false task belief task was used to teach understanding of false belief to three groups: children with autism, children with Down's Syndrome and young normal children. In an initial assessment children were selected for teaching only if they failed four false belief tasks: the dolls version of the Sally-Anne task (close transfer task) and three other false belief tasks involving different scenarios (distant transfer tasks). Following… CONTINUE READING
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