Thinking maps enhance metaphoric competence in children with autism and learning disabilities.


The primary goal of the current study was to examine the ability of children with autism (ASD) and children with learning disabilities (LD) to improve their metaphoric competence by an intervention program using "thinking maps". Twenty ASD children, 20 LD, and 20 typically developed (TD) children were tested on metaphors and idioms comprehension tests… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ridd.2011.08.012


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