Whose Line Is It Really?: How Improv Benefits Children With Autism

Whose Line Is It Really?: How Improv Benefits Children With Autism

“Over the course of the seven-week class, Magin is gathering feedback on how children, like Shaw, interpret these things, the modes of communication that are not words. “Children with autism just are not able to read those cues as well,” Magin says. For children with autism, those cues can be like a foreign language. “And they haven’t necessarily learned that language,” Magin says. But languages can be learned. And improv classes can serve as a language immersion program, of sorts”

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