Another enlightening and uplifting blog.
Not just a tuneless wailing. Singing a song I know – and singing it recognizably, words and all.
When I hear this, I am the person hopping up and down on the sofa, pointing wildly at the television. “There’s your ‘in’,” I’m shouting. “The child is showing you a way to communicate!”
Okay, I’ll try to be calm about this and break it down.
What if an autistic child hears language as a long string of sound, instead of separate words? Not just in a song, but generally?
How intimidating must it be for a child if he can’t hear where one word ends, and the next begins? And how can he possibly hope to learn them…
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