Using Disney as a Treatment for Children with Autism

Disney-Castle-Wallpaper-640x360Disney has always been dubbed the “the happiest place on Earth,” but a recent study has shown that it cannot be more true for children with autism. Recent research on the autism spectrum has shown that Disney and Pixar movies can help children associate pictures with language, an incredibly useful tool for both children and parents.

Disney World is also a magical place for children with autism. The park is a great environment for children, regardless of their health status. Disney staff members are kind and knowledgeable on children with autism, creating a welcoming environment for all families. Children with autism who visit the park seem to be truly connected to the community.

It is unknown exactly why children with autism respond so positively to Disney. There are many treatments and therapies for children with autism, but it seems that an effective one can simply be watching Disney movies with their families.

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