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Cognitive Theories of Autism - Edinburgh University

Theoretical explanations of the autism spectrum   Advanced Training Material:E-learning materials commissioned in response to a Government recommendation, following the Lamb Inquiry (2009). They are designed to support teachers in mainstream schools who wish to gain advanced and specialist skills. This unit introduceS some of the key theories which have been used to try to explain the behaviours seen in people on the autism spectrum and how these theories can inform teaching practice.The unit also considers data which indicates a correlation between ASD and mental health issues.

Short Video clip to demonstrate Theory of Mind - 'Sally Anne Test'

 

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