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Title: Humour and autism spectrum disorders
Authors: Agius, Joseph
Levey, Sandra
Keywords: Autism spectrum disorders
Autism spectrum disorders -- Patients -- Rehabilitation
Wit and humor
Issue Date: 2019-06
Publisher: University of Malta. Faculty of Health Sciences
Citation: Agius, J., & Levey, S. (2019). Humour and autism spectrum disorders. Malta Journal of Health Sciences, 6(1), 22-28.
Abstract: Humour is universal and one of the most important topics in the study of communication. Humour is also a crucial and essential component in many different contexts of everyday life. One population that encounters difficulties with humour individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). This article describes the factors that play a role in understanding humour for individuals with ASD. A review of articles is presented that focuses on the comprehension of humour. Humour-training intervention for individuals with ASD is also discussed.
Appears in Collections:MJHS, Volume 6, Issue 1
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