| Published: May 29, 2018
Evaluation the Effectiveness of Therapeutic Creativity Model on Promotion of Autistic Children’s Social Flexibility
Background and Objectives: Children with autism have many problems in social interactions; therefore, it is necessary to identify and strengthen the factors that reduce their problems in this field. Therefore this study was conducted aimed at investigation the effectiveness of therapeutic creativity model on promotion of autistic children’s social flexibility. Methods: The research design of this study was semi-experimental type as pretest-posttest with control group. Statistical population consisted of all autistic children with of Tehran city in 2016. The studied sample was including 16 children with autism who were selected through convenience sampling method and were categorized randomly into two groups of experiment and control. Social Support Questionnaire (SSQ) was used for data collection and data analyzing was conducted with univariate analysis of covariance and using SPSS-21 software. Results: The results showed that therapeutic creativity model have significant effect on promoting autistic children’s social flexibility (F= 1/09, p< 0/05). Conclusion: According to the results of this study, therapeutic creativity model can be suggested as an effective method in promoting autistic children’s social flexibility.
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2018 © Motakhaveri R & Ali R P
Received: April 21, 2018; Revision Received: April 19, 2018; Accepted: May 29, 2018
Published in Volume 06, Issue 2, April-June, 2018