| Published: June 25, 2015
Dance Therapy as a Treatment Modality for Autistic Children in Social Interaction
The current research topic “Dance movement therapy, as a treatment modality of autistic children in social interaction” includes five autistic children majorly having significant language delays with echolalia and video dialoguing restricted social communication and limited engagement in socially reciprocal activities, repetitive play patterns, resistance to change and difficulty in emotional responsiveness. The main aim of the study is to assess the effect of Dance Movement Therapy in social interaction of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The methodology used is Pre and Post design, in Pre-Intervention Phase, Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS) was administered; then as an intervention dance therapy was given and in Post Intervention Phase, Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS) was re- administered. The main focus of the study is considering social interaction deficits by providing the intervention of Dance Movement Therapy.
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© 2015 I S Ali, Anuradha
Received: March 26, 2015; Revision Received: April 22, 2015; Accepted: June 25, 2015
Published in Volume 02, Issue 3, April-June, 2015