You don’t have to be an artist to experience the benefits of art. All the great benefits are the results of the process of creating art.
“Creating art results in positive effect of psychological, cognitive, and physiological health.” according to Dr. Malchiodi.
Studies show that:
Creating art boosts creative thinking & creativity, improves problem-solving skill, increases brain connectivity & plasticity, and helps children become better students for life.
Creating art is therapeutic for children undergoing cancer treatment & speeds up healing. Creating art is like meditation. it relieves stress.
Creating art is calming for autistic children, children with Sensory Processing Disorder & ADHD when they are overwhelmed with stress and anxiety.
A few testimonials from these awarding winning
bloggers & respected moms of autistic children.
AUTISTIC CHILDREN LOVE OUR BACKPACK & IT IS APPROVED BY THEIR MOMS.
Art helps severe autistic students think & communicate visually. Verbal communication is often difficult for autistic children. Art offers them a way to communicate without using many words. As a result, they could improve their social skill by relieving the pressure of verbal communication. About 1/3 of people with autism are non-verbal. Creating art repeatedly could improve fine motor skills in some children, according to some moms of severe autistic children.
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