The Lived Experience of Adults with Disabilities Engaging in Art Therapy for The First Time
Master of Arts in Art Therapy
This paper reviews the lived experiences of disabled adults engaging in art therapy for the first time. The participants include adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and autism. The convenience sample, along with literature pulled from previous studies, and the methodology involved reflection through an art intervention and interviews. The setting was the art room at my internship facility.