Creative Movement Therapy Benefits Children with Autism

@article{Hartshorn2001CreativeMT,
  title={Creative Movement Therapy Benefits Children with Autism},
  author={Kristin Hartshorn and Loren Olds and Tiffany Martini Field and Jessie Delage and Chris Cullen and Angelica Escalona},
  journal={Early Child Development and Care},
  year={2001},
  volume={166},
  pages={1 - 5}
}
Thirty‐eight children with autism were given movement therapy in small groups led by a trained movement therapist. After two months of biweekly sessions, the movement therapy versus the control (N = 38) children spent less time wandering, more time showing on‐task behavior, less time showing negative responses to being touched, and less time resisting the teacher. 
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