Article on the benefits of Art & Art Therapy treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as a complementary treatment alongside applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy.
But if live coding is to become a meditative experience that
cultivates mindfulness, then we can start by recognizing how our ideas about musical works, music, and interpretation affect our experiences.
Resource: ARTS ON PRESCRIPTION: Improving health and wellbeing through arts participation (Alliance for Healthier Communities)
Slides from a webinar outlining several projects in the Toronto area linking culture and wellbeing.
Resource: Creating Health Communities Through Cross-Sector Collaboration White Paper (University Center for Arts in Medicine & ArtPlace America)
This paper presents a case for how collaboration among the public health, arts and culture, and community development sectors is critical to addressing the issues and conditions that limit health in America.
A two page infographic outlining the economic and health implications of loneliness and isolation on people as well as those most at risk to suffer.
Resource: What is the evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being? A scoping review – Health Evidence Network synthesis report 67 (World Health Organization)
This report used a scoping review methodology to map the global academic literature in English and Russian from January 2000 to May 2019. Over 900 publications were identified, of which there were over 200 reviews, systematic reviews, metaanalyses and meta-syntheses covering over 3000 studies, and over 700 further individual studies.