Booklet: Introduction. 1. Who Can Enjoy and Benefit From These Cards? 2. Asperger Syndrome and Literal Thinking. 3. What Does Literal Thinking Mean? 4. Helping Children with Asperger Syndrome to Understand What We Mean. 5. Ideas for Using the Cards - Games and Activities: Metaphor snap. Metaphor matching memory. Pairing up. Metaphor stor ies. Name that metaphor. Missing words. 6. List of Metaphors and Their Meanings. Acknowledgements.
Confusing metaphors illustrated in a set of cards for play
Jude Welton has a teenage son with AS. Originally trained as a child psychologist specializing in autism, she is a freelance writer, writing mainly on the arts and Asperger Syndrome. Jude Welton's short novel, Adam's Alternative Sports Day: An Asperger Story, published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers was shortlisted for the NASEN and TES Special Educational Needs Book Awards 2005. Jude is author of Can I tell you about Asperger Syndrome? and What Did You Say? What Do You Mean?: An Illustrated Guide to Understanding Metaphors, also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. She lives in Scotland. Jane Telford is an artist and illustrator, who has exhibited paintings and drawings widely in the UK and also internationally.