The value of reading fiction for people with Asperger Syndrome is that reading this genre offers them the opportunity to improve non-verbal skills, in spite of the fact that some people with Asperger Syndrome do not enjoy reading fictional books.
“I only eat Cheerios for breakfast.” says one of my clients on the autism spectrum. People on the autism spectrum often have reduced palates. Sensory processing disorders can impact speech and language.
A few resources for working with categorization at home Categories: furniture, things, that are green ( red, yellow), electronics, shapes colors, places people live, States, things in a classroom, transportation, things in space, nature, wild animals, living things, non-living things
One theory regarding autism is that many of the symptoms are the result of problems in the brain integrating language and the senses.