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

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...

Dance/Movement Therapy in the School Setting

Young Children Addressing Brain, Body and Psychological Functioning through Dance Working as a dance/movement therapist in an elementary school setting is...

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...