A Personal History: Bringing the Body into the Treatment of Autism

I met Peter* in 1970, while earning my Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology at Emerson College in Boston,...

Dance: Positively Changing Lives of Urban Youth–An ADTA Talk

In this ADTA Talk, Dr. Charné Furcron, LPC, BC-DMT, BCC, ACS, discusses and embodies the powerful effect that dance has...

Making Dance/Movement Therapy the Therapy of Choice for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Phillip Martin-Nelson, principal dancer of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, who was diagnosed with severe autism, credits ballet with...

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21 was established in 1966, by the United Nations, as the International Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination. This day...

Reintroduction to Body and Community: Dance/Movement Therapy with Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Over one million individuals survive traumatic brain injuries (TBI) each year. TBI often results in physical, cognitive, and psychosocial changes,...

Growing up Refugee

For the first time since World War II, the number of displaced people in the world has surged to more...

Dance/Movement Therapy and Autism: Dances of Relationship–An ADTA Talk

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, Christina Devereaux, PhD, LCAT, LMHC, BC-DMT, NCC, discusses how the essential nature of...