Dramatically improve your students' ability to infer and predict behavior, take another person's perspective, and understand his intentions in step-by-step lessons.
Theory of Mind (ToM) impairment has been identified as a core, cognitive feature of autism. That is, children with autism report exactly what they see and know but miss what someone else might think, know, or believe (Baron-Cohen et al., 1985).
Childhood is flush with stories and games that develop ToM. Practical Theory of Mind Games weave these stories and games into every lesson. The lessons are organized in a developmentally progressive order to teach understanding of informational and emotional states. With your expertise, students with social language/autism disorders will develop ToM skills alongside their peers.
The Therapy Manual is divided into three sections:
Ultimately, students are better able to not only imitate appropriate social behaviors but understand why they need to use them.
Help your students with autism develop their social intelligence and improve their social understanding and behaviors with Theory of Mind Games.
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