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.
Creating art is therapeutic for children undergoing cancer treatment & speeds up healing.
Creating art is like meditation. it relieves stress.
(These images were provided by Tracy’s Kids http://www.tracyskids.org which uses art as therapy for kids undergoing cancer treatment)
Creating art is calming for autistic children, children with Sensory Processing Disorder & ADHD when they are overwhelmed with stress and anxiety.
AUTISTIC CHILDREN LOVE OUR BACKPACK & IT IS APPROVED BY THEIR MOMS.
A few testimonials from these well known & respected moms of autistic children .
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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