Abstract Ideas Are Pale Things

"Metaphors are a way to talk about one thing while describing something else"

Many people on the Autism Spectrum are challenged by social communication. Much of friendship involves the playful use of language such as metaphors and idioms. The Kids Cooperate social support curriculum includes pragmatic language training though activities designed to scaffold  skills such as understanding holistic language communication (body language, words, facial expression, tone of voice), increase the variety of words used, and organize conversational structure.

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Rootabaga Stories
By Carl Sandberg