21 Art Therapy Stimulates active participation Facilitates creative expression in people who are nonverbal or have deficits in communication skills
22 Art Therapy Provides the opportunity for experiences Motivates learning in all domains of functioning
23 Art Therapy Provides experiences not otherwise available to them Creates the opportunity for positive, successful and pleasurable social activity
24 Art TherapyIncreases the ability to use energy purposefully, reduces mal-adaptive behaviorsSelf Portrait of artist William Utermohlen, an American diagnosed Alzheimer’s in 1995
25 Art Therapy Increases interaction with peers & others Increases independence & self-direction
26 Art TherapyReflects self-image & body awareness
27 Art TherapyStimulates creativityand imaginationFosters memories
28 CONCLUSION http://www.alz.org/ Alzheimer’s disease is progressive. Art Therapy helps maintain a sense of dignity, purpose, and self direction through creative expression and socialization.FOR MORE INFO...