Expert Webinar Replay: The Benefits of Art Therapy for Children with ADHD and LD


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This choice therapy is helping a huge population of children with ADHD — no longer simply the burgeoning da Vincis and van Goghs. Art therapy makes use of the processes of drawing, painting, and sculpting to deal with emotional challenges, broaden interpersonal abilities, organize conduct, cut back rigidity, and build up self-awareness. Children naturally keep in touch through art and play, and art therapy offers them a useful, nonverbal strategy to construction new abilities. Plus folks can encourage art-making at house by way of working side-by-side with their children to make stronger their strengths and organize habits.

This webinar will explain:

  • How art therapy in truth works
  • How art therapy is helping a kid deal with private challenges via physical process and sensory integration
  • How the follow of art therapy reduces stress and increases interpersonal abilities
  • Strategies oldsters can use to make art at home with their children
  • Three art tasks any parent can use to deliver out the perfect in their child
  • Stories of children who've benefited from art therapy periods
  • Ideas for how school body of workers can inspire art making in the lecture room
  • What to look for when hiring an art therapist

Webinar replays come with:

  • Slides accompanying the webinar
  • Related assets from ADDitude
  • Free publication updates about ADHD

This ADHD Experts webinar used to be first broadcast live on May 17, 2017.

Meet the Expert Speaker
Stacey Nelson, LCPC, LCPAT, ATR-BC, teaches in the graduate art therapy program at George Washington University. She supplies art therapy to big wishes students at the Kennedy Krieger School: Montgomery County Campus in Rockville, Maryland. Stacey is a member of the Maryland Art Therapy Association and the American Art Therapy Association. She gained her M.A. in expressive treatments from the University of Louisville and her B.A. in studio art and psychology from Notre Dame of Maryland University. She has a post-master’s certificate in medical neighborhood counseling from Johns Hopkins University.

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