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Dramatherapy is a creative intervention which uses drama and other performance arts to help individuals bring about psychological, emotional and social changes.

The dramatic aspect of the approach explores aspects of story telling, role play, enactment and mime, as well as covering voice production and the use of artifacts as props.

This therapeutic approach aims to work on the psychological needs of people with autism either on an individual basis or within a larger group.

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