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This project consists of school site observations and needs assessment data used to gain a better understanding of the various types of creative expression engaged in during the school day and to determine the form, function, and meaning of creative expression to students at a school for students with learning differences. This study discusses to the creation of a creative expression program created to help meet the sensory need demonstrated by this population of students on campus throughout the school day. The importance of zentangle based art use as a sensory regulation strategy in a school setting is discussed as well as taking a form, function, and meaning approach to bring meaningful art to the art classroom.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Medical Subject Headings
Learning Disabilities, Learning Differences, Occupational Science, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Processing
Art Practice | Disability Studies | Fine Arts | Occupational Therapy
Strain, S., & MacDermott, S. (2023, August 9). The Form, Function, and Meaning of Creative Expression. Poster presented at the Virtual OTD Capstone Symposium, University of St Augustine for Health Sciences. Retrieved from https://soar.usa.edu/otdcapstonessummer2023/24