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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 367-369

Effect of yoga on children with autism spectrum disorder in special schools


1 Division of Yoga and Humanities, S-VYASA (Deemed-to-be-University), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Yoga and Humanities, Division of Yoga and Humanities, S-VYASA (Deemed-to-be-University), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Balaram Pradhan
S-VYASA (Deemed-to-be University), No-19, Eknath Bhavan, Gavipuram Circle, KG Nagar, Bengaluru - 560 019, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ipj.ipj_212_21

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Introduction: Yoga as a holistic mind-body intervention is increasingly evaluated for the management of various autism symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Methodology: Forty-three children with ASD from 4 special schools were randomized into two groups, yoga group: 23 children and control group: 20 children. The yoga group received 12 weeks of yoga intervention in special schools. Results: Significant improvement in the yoga group was noted in the overall autism severity (P < 0.001) as reported by the parents in comparison to the control group. Conclusion: The findings of the study show that yoga can have a positive impact on the symptomatology of autism.


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