Interventions based on the Theory of Mind cognitive model for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

@article{FletcherWatson2014InterventionsBO,
  title={Interventions based on the Theory of Mind cognitive model for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).},
  author={Sue Fletcher-Watson and Fiona M McConnell and Eirini Manola and Helen McConachie},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={3},
  pages={CD008785}
}
BACKGROUND The 'Theory of Mind' (ToM) model suggests that people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a profound difficulty understanding the minds of other people - their emotions, feelings, beliefs, and thoughts. As an explanation for some of the characteristic social and communication behaviours of people with ASD, this model has had a significant influence on research and practice. It implies that successful interventions to teach ToM could, in turn, have far-reaching effects on… CONTINUE READING