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Art and Music in Autism Education: A Creative Fusion

Art and music are not just forms of entertainment; they are powerful tools for expression and communication, especially in autism education. The non-verbal nature of these creative mediums makes them particularly effective for those who find traditional verbal communication challenging. This blog post explores how integrating art and music into educational settings can benefit individuals with autism, enhancing their ability to express emotions and connect with others. Additionally, I challenge you, the reader, to engage in a creative project and share your favorite music tracks, exploring how they influence your mood and expression.

Art offers a visual means of communication and can be therapeutic for individuals with autism. It allows for self-expression without the pressure of words, helping to bridge the communication gap. In educational settings, art projects can be tailored to individual interests and abilities, fostering a sense of accomplishment and self-esteem. Moreover,...

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Welcome to AutismWorks!

Hello there! Welcome to AutismWorks! My name is Tyler McNamer. As we get things set up for the brand new website, I would like to keep you updated on all the neat things that will soon be added onto the site; and you have gotten the chance to be up on the front seat and take a glimpse at the idea of what it is like to have autism.


To start off, I would like to take the moment to define what autism is generally about. Autism is commonly characterised by having the difficulties in communicating with other people. These difficulties include speaking, having eye contact, developing conversations and keeping them, self control, and listening. Autism presents itself in many different ways.  People who are on the lower functioning part of the spectrum cannot take care of themselves; the simple things such as eating, putting on clothes, speaking, and moving are extremely challenging for them. People who are in the higher functioning portion of the spectrum, can do most things...

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