One of the things we do when we are forming experience representations are always doing enactments. We’re not using narrative words, we’re doing enactments.
When we’re using our body, we tend to use that part of the brain that manages experiences. Many people with Autism have been taught to use language as a task. As a performance-based measure. They wind up losing the sense of experience. The sense of flow with other people.
Gestures and Autism: The Importance of SELF Communication