Social integration of the autistic child through physical activity

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Paul Ichim
luliana Barna
Mircea Dragu


The psychomotor activities are an important component of the educative programs, as coordinated motion helps in the motor recovery of the child with autism spectrum disorder, and also in acquiring social and emotional balance. A complex physiotherapy program combined with motor games, applied to autistic children, favors the knowledge of the body and the optimal integration in the social environment, both through exercises and through the relational attitude maintained by the therapist.


Keywords: autism, psychomotricity, integration, social environment


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Ichim, P., Barna, luliana, & Dragu, M. (2015). Social integration of the autistic child through physical activity. Global Journal of Guidance and Counseling in Schools: Current Perspectives, 5(1).


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