Therapeutic gardens have been shown to have many benefits for children with ASD. Here are just a few:
- Taking a break from the demands of indoor environments and reducing sensory input, thus avoid the sensory overload that many autistic children experience
- The chance to work on sensory integration strategies
- Engaging in directed or free-play activities.
For a more extensive list of the advantages of therapeutic gardens for children with ASD, please see our resource ‘Therapeutic Gardens for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder’. Learn more..