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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
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Effect of Movement Therapy on Socialization Skills among Autism Children at selected Special School, Coimbatore
1B.Sc (N) Student, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore,
2Professor, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore,
3Principal, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore,
The study was conducted to assess the effect of movement therapy on socialization skills among autism children at selected special school, Coimbatore. The research design used for the present study was true experimental design. By using stratified random sampling technique thirty samples were selected and their socialization skills was assessed by structured questionnaire. Movement therapy was given for 5 days. Post test was done using the same questionnaire. The obtained data was analyzed using paired ‘t’ test. The mean score before and after movement therapy was 54.93 and 59.33 and the standard deviation was 1.64 with the mean difference of 4.4. The calculated ‘t’ value 52.05, was greater than the table value at 0.001 level of significance. Hence, it was concluded that movement therapy was effective in enhancing socialization skills among autism children.
Movement therapy, Autism children.
Kiruthika. M, A. Suganthi, T. Nirmala. Effect of Movement Therapy on Socialization Skills among Autism Children at selected Special School, Coimbatore. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2019; 7(2):148-152.
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