They can not only imagine what physical objects look like from different perspectives, including cross-sections, they can slice and dice buildings in their mind’s eye to, for example, check internal layout, connections for utilities services, and load-bearing walls. I created the word “Perspectius”, to mean genius-level ability to see different perspectives simultaneously, as it seemed an apt description for many EPIC students.
They can also picture, without any difficulty, the other side of a business opportunity or argument that others may not see. A great skill for an adult, in for example government, but it can be infuriating for families, when a child always, “takes the underdog’s view.”
EPIC is used in The Elephants in the Classroom, to describe our students who are exceptionally perceptive, imaginative and creative. All of our students are EPIC with neurodivergent thinking and learning stills.
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This is an extract from my latest book:
The Elephants in the Classroom: using every student’s natural power of mental Imagery to enhance learning: Neurodiversity through the lens of mental Imagery You will find more examples in
Bridges to Success – How to transform Learning Difficulties
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