The magic of perspective and the perspective of magic: teaching sleight of mind (via Thirty Days of Autism)

The magic of perspective and the perspective of magic: teaching sleight of mind There can be surprising effectiveness in addressing an issue from an unexpected angle or finding another way. Thus, I have been teaching H the skills of a magician and encouraging him to do 'magic shows' for friends and family. This is a brilliantly fun way to practice using Theory of Mind (ToM) because H thinks magic is cool and he has to carry with him the perspectives of his audience in order to make it work. I believe in looking for unusual m … Read More

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Leah Kelley, MEd., Educator, Parent, Speaker, Social Justice Activist. Writes blog: 30 Days of Autism. Projects support social understanding & neurodiversity. Co producer of documentary: Vectors of Autism. Twitter: @leah_kelley Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/leahkelley13/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/30-Days-of-Autism-Leah-Kelley/154311301315814
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One Response to The magic of perspective and the perspective of magic: teaching sleight of mind (via Thirty Days of Autism)

  1. Angel G says:

    Excellent post! And a wonderful idea :)

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