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Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read (Howlin et al., 1999)

In Assessment Tools, autism on August 25, 2009 at 5:18 pm

Situation-based emotion

desire-based emotion

belief-based emotion

 

level 1 –
identifying emotional facial expressions in
photographs,

level 2 – identifying emotional facial
expressions in schematic drawings,

level 3 – identifying situation-based emotions

(e.g., ‘‘Look, Kim’s daddy has to go away on a trip. How will Kim feel when her daddy goes away on a trip? Why will she feel happy/sad/angry/afraid?’’),

level 4 – identifying desire-based emotions (e.g., ‘‘Look, this is Tina. This picture tells us what Tina wants. Tina wants a kitten picture. Look, Tina’s sister buys her a flower picture. What does Tina want? How will Tina feel when her sister buys her a flower picture? Why will she feel happy/sad?’’), and

level 5 – identifying belief-based emotions (e.g., ‘‘Look, Eric and daddy are going on the train. Look, this is Eric. This picture tells us what Eric wants, and this picture tells us what Eric thinks. Eric wants to go on the train. Eric doesn’t know about the train. He thinks they are going in the car. What does Eric want? What does Eric think? Eric wants to go on the train. Eric thinks they are going in the car. How does Eric feel? Why does he feel happy/sad? How will Eric feel when he and daddy go on the train? Why will he feel happy/sad?’’).

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