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

via Thirty Days of Autism

About Leah Kelley, Ed.D.

Leah Kelley, M.Ed, Ed.D., Writer, Consultant, Activist, Speaker, and Educator, working with Teacher Candidates at UBC. Authors blog: 30 Days of Autism. Projects support social understanding, Neurodiversity paradigm, Disability Justice, and connecting Disability Studies in Education(DSE)to Educational Practice. Twitter: @leah_kelley Facebook: 30 Days of Autism: Leah Kelley
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1 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 🙂

    Like

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