You’ll have a difficult time finding a kid who doesn’t enjoy singing, dancing, acting, painting, drawing, or making music. These activities are an excellent way to channel their imagination and help them develop various skills to take with them into other aspects of life. Kids with learning disabilities are no exception. This guide from Planet Singer discusses the benefits the arts can have on learning disabled children and how to encourage them to get involved.
So, what is Art Therapy, and how can it help? According to the Art Therapy Credentials Board, art therapy “uses art media, the creative process, and the resulting artwork as a therapeutic and healing process” and is “practiced in mental health, rehabilitation, medical, educational, and forensic settings – as well as in private practice, in workshops and small-group settings.”