Metaphors in autism: even when unfacilitated, they’re within reach

Facilitated communication has extracted all sorts of figurative language from minimally-speaking autistic individuals, for example, this, from Deej: The ear that hears the cardinal / Hears in red; The eye that spots the Salmon / Sees in wet My senses always fall in love / They spin, swoon; They lose themselves in / one another arms. […]

Metaphors in autism: even when unfacilitated, they’re within reach — Catherine & Katharine

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