Sunday, August 26, 2012

Acting Classes Teach Autistic Children Social Skills

POTTSTOWN, Pa. -- “All the world’s a stage; and all the men and women merely players.” — from “As You Like It” by William Shakespeare
Just getting along with others can require a bit of acting: pretending to like something we aren’t; acting confident when we aren’t; or laughing when we don’t find something funny. But for some young people with Asperger’s Syndrome, the outside world might always seem a stage; a place where they mimic others’ actions to fit in.

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