Massage Therapy Can Help Autistic Children and Youth

October 12, 2015 by Jordan Nunziato

Massage Therapy Can Help Autistic Children and Youth

Massage Therapy is Helping to Treat Autistic Children and Youth

In Edinburgh, Scotland, massage therapy has proven to be most beneficial for children and young people with autism across the city. According to parents, their children seem calmer, happier and more manageable after receiving a massage therapy session.

It’s Now Helping Those with Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Down Syndrome

The service is based in The Yard on Bonnington Road in Edinburgh. The centre is a purpose-built indoor and outdoor adventure playground for children and young people with disabilities. Massage therapy has proven to be so successful in treating symptoms of autism that the service is now used by around 100 children with conditions including deficit hyperactivity disorder, Down Syndrome and autism.

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