Our classroom is totally new this year! We have students ranging in grades Kinder through 2nd grade. All 8 of my students have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In this class, we love to learn, play, and experience new things with our friends. We want to continue our learning through new projects!
My students are an amazing bunch of kids and I am honored to be teaching them this year.
I hope the classroom is a warm, welcome learning environment for them.
My classroom is made up of students on the autism spectrum. Many of the things we do in the classroom are supported by art and encouraged to explain or describe their thoughts and ideas. For some of my students, art is an outlet that allows them to engage in academics but also creative expression. Using these tools, students will be able to express their creativity through color. The convenient no-spill paint cups are a perfect way for my students to practice their fine motor skills!It is a time they can work independently and express themselves with details and fun activities.
Art therapy promotes mental and emotional growth through art making.
Unlike art instruction, art therapy is conducted with the aim of building life skills, addressing deficits and problem behaviors, and promoting healthy self-expression.
Art provides expression that often can't be vocalized. For my students, art can also be an outlet that provides them calming supports and strategies at school and in the classroom. Paint supplies and aprons can
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