Autism in Ocala:   We wish to open an Autism center here in Ocala Florida.  As previous board members of Ocala Autism Support Network, we were able to see first hand what families who have children on the Autism Spectrum needed and were missing.  In an effort to be able to provide these services, therapies and assistive devices, KidGenius was born.

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By delsadarline, Nov 18 2015 06:49PM

Art integration has proven to be beneficial on many levels for special needs students. Art helps special needs kids in their self-expression, life skills, literacy and coordination. It can to help them better cope with behavioral problems. Engaging in work with clay and paints stimulates children with special needs and helps them become more aware of their senses and emotional capacity for self-control. Art can help foster development and coordination. As kids learn to connect to their world by painting, their development and coordination accelerates and helps engage special needs kids with their expressive side and nurtures channels of openness for socialization.




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