A Feasibility Study of the Effects of Dance/Movement Therapy on Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Journal Brief

A recent pilot study exploring the use of mirroring in the treatment of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder...

Inclusion Matters: International Day for Persons with Disabilities

  Worldwide there are approximately one billion individuals living with a disability; 80 percent reside in developing countries. This International...

Unlocking Potential: Dance/Movement Therapy with Older Adults

In this inspiring video, board-certified dance/movement therapist Erica Hornthal leads a dance/movement therapy session at CJE Senior Life in Evanston, Illinois. The...

Communication Through Movement: Dance/Movement Therapy and Autism

Editor’s Note: Heidi Ehrenreich is a second generation dance/movement therapist who has spent her career pioneering ways to integrate the...

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,...

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...

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...

American Dance Therapy Association Highlights National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month The Autism Society launched National Autism Awareness Month over 20 years ago to “promote autism...

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