In this edWebinar, Courtney Carnes, Art Therapist, Julie Hopkins, Music Therapist, and Erin Witschey, Recreational Therapist, discuss how art, music, and recreational therapy apply social skills such as turn-taking, prospective-taking, and team-building for students with autism.
Multi-disciplinary sessions appeal to students’ creativity, are relevant to their everyday lives, and help them acquire important skills. These therapies are often used independently to treat individuals on the autism spectrum. In “Art, Music & Recreational Therapy: Incorporating Creative Approaches for Students with Autism,” experts presented on how these types of therapies are used to support individuals with autism by focusing on specific needs of younger and older students and targeting a variety of goals.
Presented by Courtney Carnes, MS, ATR-BC, Art Therapist; Julie Hopkins, MT-BC, Music Therapist; and Erin Witschey, CTRS, Recreational Therapist Sponsored by Monarch Center for Autism, STAR Autism Support, and VizZle WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING If you attended the live session, you’ll be emailed a CE certificate within 24 hours of the edWebinar. If you view the recording and would like a CE certificate, join the Teaching Students with Autism community and… read more →
In this edWeb.net webinar, attendees discovered how songs and rhythmic chants can support necessary skills inherent in social development. The presenter highlighted ways to approach making music with young children in the inclusion classroom to support development of social skills not only in children with disabilities, but in any child who is delayed in social skill development.