“Adria is an 11-year-old with Autism and very poor hand/eye coordination which requires her to receive occupational therapy. Due to her condition, she has never participated in any extracurricular activities including sports or girls scouts, and is uninterested in making friends. Four years ago she saw her older brother taking art classes through Young Rembrandts
autism and drawing
Art, specifically drawing, is a form of controlled communication and can be especially beneficial to a child with an autism spectrum disorder. For children that have difficulty with receptive language or sharing themselves verbally, drawing provides them a unique outlet.