ERIC Number: ED144316
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Research Proceedings: The First National Conference on Creative Art of the Developmentally Disabled.
Katz, Elias, Ed.; Ludins-Katz, Florence, Ed.
Provided are 11 presentations given at the research seminar of the First National Conference on Creative Art of the Developmentally Disabled, a conference which also included an art exhibit, lectures, and workshops. Following two introductory speeches (by E. Katz and F. Ludins-Katz) are papers with the following titles and authors: "Creativity" by M. Luca (a review of the creative process); "The Creative Necessity" by. R. Neperud (a discussion of the developmental model of art therapy); "Four Social Dimensions of Creativity" (explained as possessing actual power, acting on legitimate norms, engaging in meaningful behavior, and functioning nonestrangedly in one's activities) by B. Klein; "The Blossoming of Charlene" by J. Errion (an account of a 20-year-old woman's participation in the Creative Growth center's program); "Brian's Creative Adaptation to His Reality" by B. Stoll (the case history of a 16-year-old mentally retarded and emotionally constricted boy focusing on the symbolic process through which art served as a vehicle for creative adaptation); "Tuning In and Letting Art Turn Them On" by S. Eslinger (a report on creativity and the visual arts for the developmentally disabled); "Creativity and the Developmentally Disabled--A Holistic Approach" by S. Olsen (consideration of creativity as an energy flow); "Music and Creativity for the Handicapped" by S. Mills; and "The Artistic Talents of Atypical Mentally Retarded" by A. Morishima (the case studies of three Japanese artists). (SBH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Creative Growth, Oakland, CA.
Note: Proceedings published with financial support of United Airlines Employees Development Fund