The dohsa method. A Japanese therapy for autistic children

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The Dohsa method is an effective therapeutic method used for children with autism which was developed originally for children with cerebral palsy in Japan. In this article, the author introduces the theoretical background, therapeutic techniques, and effectiveness of this method. Finally, the necessity of the combination of this method with other therapeutic techniques is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)152-163
Number of pages12
JournalEmotional and Behavioural Difficulties
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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