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A Review of Evidence on the Use of Interventions, for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Based on the Psychological Model

By Fletcher-Watson, Sue; McConnell, Fiona; Manola, Eirini; McConachie, Helen


This online article, written in Japanese, summarizes a research review conducted to determine whether Theory of Mind (ToM) training, intended to help people on the autism spectrum understanding the thoughts and feelings of other people, is effective. The article found some evidence suggesting ToM can be taught to people on the autism spectrum, but the authors found little evidence the skill could be maintained or generalized to other contexts.

This resource is available in English, Chinese, Croatian, French, Japanese, and Spanish.

Cochrane is a “global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in health.” [Website] The network reviews evidence about health treatments.

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