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Movement and rhythmic activities for the mentally retarded by Cynthia D. Crain

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Published by C. C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


  • Movement education.,
  • Physical education for children with mental disabilities.,
  • Movement.,
  • Motor activity.,
  • Mental retardation -- Rehabilitation.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Cynthia D. Crain.
LC ClassificationsGV452 .C7
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4111152M
ISBN 100398041741
LC Control Number80026129

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1. Author(s): Crain,Cynthia D Title(s): Movement and rhythmic activities for the mentally retarded/ by Cynthia D. Crain. Country of Publication: United States.   In The Rhythmic Movement Method, author Dr. Harald Blomberg explains why rhythmic movement is more useful than drugs in treating Adhd and many other disorders. Based on the spontaneous rhythmic movements of infants, these actions are necessary for the development of the brain, motor abilities, emotions, and mental faculties/5(11). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Physical Education and Recreation Movement Experiences: A Rationale --The Status of Physical Education/Recreation for the Mentally Retarded and Emotionally Disturbed --Basic Physical and Motor Fitness --Basic Motor Patterns and Skills --Play Therapy --Movement Education --Music. special classes for trainable mentally retarded children knO\"r the importance of music as part of the education curriculum, and that they become familiar with the methods and materials used in providing musical activities which vvill enrich the lives of these children. In this study, an attempt v;as made to present suggestions for musical.

Selected activities for the mentally retarded are described This book gives the mentally retarded the feeling of partici-pation, belonging and achievement. The activities provide an acceptable children successful experiences with a kind of rhythmic movement which encourages use of imagination and creative powers. Through an introduc-. Cynthia D Crain currently writes on subjects in higher education, and dance. The most recent publication is "On Stage at the Ballet: My Life as Dancer and Artistic Director" by Robert Barnett with. Movement and Rhythmic Activities for the Mentally Retarded avg rating — 0 ratings — published Want to Read saving 1/5(1). The publication of the book in caused an increasing demand for his courses and in , he opened a Center for Rhythmic Movement Training in Stockholm where he currently teach Blomberg Rhythmic Movement Training courses and treat patients, mainly children who suffer from problems with attention, mobility, reading and writing or have been.

was to examine the effect of a rhythmic gymnastics program on the dynamic balance ability of a group of adults with intellectual disability (ID). The sample consisted of 18 adults with ID. The control group consisted of 8 adults and an intervention group of The subjects were assigned to each group according to their desire to participate or not in the intervention program. Both groups were. It was hypothesized that this bedtime ritual was a parasomnia, specifically a Rhythmic Movement Disorder (RMD). RMDs comprise the group of parasomnias (undesirable physical . 2 — Music Therapy and Leisure for Persons with Disabilities Music therapy facilitates the creative process of moving toward whole-ness in the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual self in areas such as: independence, freedom to change, adaptability, balance, and inte-gration. The implementation of Music therapy involves interactions of. There are a variety of books and articles that contain sample lesson plans for students with disabilities. However, there are very few websites that provide lesson plans specifically for students with disabilities, as students with disabilities often require lessons tailored to their individual needs.