People with intellectual disabilities often live in social isolation. How can they participate in society with more equal footing, so they can lead a more autonomous life? “Art-based” communities have the potential to be an important step towards social justice for people with intellectual disabilities.
Lieke Dekkers, physical therapy lecturer and researcher in neurorehabilitation at HAN University of Applied Sciences, earned her PhD at Radboud University for her research: The art of observing the moving child.
Stress negatively impacts our health. We know that better and better. But how can we reduce stress when our daily environments keep stress levels up? Scientists looked into the effects of music interventions and found that they had a significant effect on stress reduction.