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ERIC Number: EJ833507
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISSN: ISSN-0742-1656
Development of a Creative Arts Therapies Center for People with Developmental Disabilities
Lister, Suzanne; Tanguay, Denise; Snow, Stephen; D'Amico, Miranda
Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, v26 n1 p34-37 2009
The Centre for the Arts in Human Development in Montreal has provided art, drama, music, and dance/movement therapies to adults with developmental disabilities for over 10 years with the goals of developing and enhancing self-esteem, social skills, and communication abilities. This report describes the development and purpose of the center, sustainability challenges, and efforts made to create community both within the center and with the community at large. Recommendations are made for initiating creative arts therapies centers in other locales.
American Art Therapy Association. 5999 Stevenson Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. Tel: 888-290-0878; Tel: 703-212-2238; Fax: 847-566-4580; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada (Montreal)