Recreational Therapy

Recreational therapy utilizes any recreation or activity-based intervention to address the assessed needs of individuals with disabilities in order to improve overall quality of life.

Benefits of Recreational Therapy:

  • Community Unity/Integration
  • Improved Independence
  • Heightens Self-Awareness
  • Lowers Levels of Depression
  • Increase Physical Wellness
  • Acquire Knowledge and Skills
  • Improve Self-Esteem
  • Increased Socialization
  • Decrease Anxiety
  • Stress Reduction
  • Improve Coping
  • Relaxation
  • Build Confidence
  • IT’S FUN!

 

Sports

Basketball
Softball
Soccer
Football

Exercise/Outdoors

Walking
Running
Hiking
Exploring

Art

Drawing
Painting
Coloring
Writing

Puzzles

Jigsaw Puzzles
Crossword Puzzles
Word Searches
3D Puzzles

Music

Playing Instruments
Listening to music
Writing Music
Music-Guided Meditation

Cinema/Dramatics

Watching Movies
Making Movies
Drama/Acting
Going to Plays