Effect of Yogic and Recreational Activities for Improving Self-injurious and Aggression Behavior of Autistic Children

Neelam Sharma, Nidhi Sharma
2016 Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities  
Autism is a multifaceted neuro-behavioral disorder and includes impairments in language , social interaction and communication skills. The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of yogic and recreational activities for improving self injurious and aggressive behaviour of autistic children. The study was conducted on twenty (20) autistic children of age group of 8-14 years. Further, respondents were divided into three equal groups namely i.e yogic group, recreational group and
more » ... tional group and control group. Two years' selected training program, based on the interest and connotation of respondents, were given to the subjects. Before imparting the session of yoga and recreation activities, pre-test data were obtained through Autistic Distress behavior standardized scale. Pre and post-test data were collected by imparting selected training programme to the subjects. No experimental treatment was given to control group. The results of present investigation affirm positive effects of recreational and yogic activities. stability of mind to regulate body withyoga practices. Yoga maintains balance between mind and body. This interconnectedness works to reduce aggression and self injury. Objectives: 1. To scrutinize the effect of yogic activities on self injurious behavior of autistic children. 2. To analyze the effect yogic on aggression behavior of autistic children
doi:10.21659/rupkatha.v8n2.06 fatcat:b2x5zvagobfbrhlucoxrg7fpze