How Expressive Art Helps Autistic Children.
- “I have noticed that children with autism think in pictures,” according to art therapist Theresa Van Lith. “So it’s a natural progression, then, to use the visual arts to communicate what’s going on in their world.”
- Art therapy can help with social skills.
- Art therapy can address Sensory Processing Disorder.
- Drawing or doodling can be calming when stress or anxiety is overwhelming.