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Autism and Developmental Disorders

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1994-1617

ISSN (online): 2413-4317


License: CC BY-NC 4.0

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The experience of use of the sand art-therapy with children with autism spectrum disorders 6425


Kotlovanova O.V.
Intern Doctor, Department of Psychiatry, South Ural State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Chelyabinsk, Russia

Malinina E.V.
PhD in Medicine, Head of the Department of Psychiatry, South Uralshi State Medical University, Chelyabinsk, Russia

The article presents the results of effective work to use sand art-therapy for treatment of behavior problems in children with autism spectrum disorder. The article describes the session plan, children's behavior in dynamics and intermediate results of work with children with autism spectrum disorders in the framework of this program. The influence of the sand art-therapy on the children's behavior was analyzed. The clinical case of sessions with the boy K. was described. The overwhelmingly positive influence of such sessions was determined.

Keywords: autism spectrum disorders, sand art-therapy, treatment of behavior problems, teamwork skills, sand images


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