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Autism Europe is an international organisation whose main objective is to advance the rights of autistic people. At a conference in Brussels, in the framework of the Early aTTention for the inclusion of children on the autism spectrum in Early Childhood Education and Care systems (ETTECEC) project, a number of strategies were presented which teachers […]
… and poems and music as much as they need love and food and fresh air and play. “ Wise words from Philip Pullman, who received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2005: Children need art and stories and poems and music as much as they need love and food and fresh air and play. If you don’t give […]
Four compelling speakers participated in the discussion “The Future of Work” organised by the Full Circle in Brussels. Josh Cohen, Psychoanalyst & Professor of Literature at Goldsmiths University of London Margaret Heffernan, Entrepreneur, CEO, best-selling author and lecturer at the School of Management, University of Bath Aaron Bastani, Journalist, author and senior Editor at Novara […]
Art is definitely a relaxing and inspiring activity confirmed in many studies and articles. The mind switches off from daily stress. However, the benefits go much further than relaxation and enjoyment. Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and even some phobias can be alleviated by engaging in art.
Frieze reported about a study which investigated how patients more easily stay on their treatment path. The World Health Organization says that the arts can even be more cost-effective than conventional treatment. The ‘Health Evidence Synthesis’ study, which drew on more than 900 publications studying the impact of the arts on health, split art’s impact […]