Published: Thursday, 09 April 2015 09:41
Written by Staff
The Grey Bruce Chapter of Autism Ontario and the Meaford Hall & Culture Foundation have launched a new partnership with the implementation of a visual art expressionism program, the Blueprint Project, free for families dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Meaford.
The art program offers a unique opportunity for children with ASD to be less literal and concrete in self-expression, and it offers a nonthreatening way to deal with processing emotions. The concrete, visual characteristics of art help the children to relax and enjoy themselves while they are learning social skills in a controlled environment.
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