Date of Award


Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Learning Disabled Children)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Joanne Marie Kliebhan, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Learning disabled children--Education; Perceptual-motor learning; Social skills in children; Education, Elementary


The purpose of this paper was to answer the researcher's questions related to creative movement. These included: 1) Can creative movement be justified as a useful tool in the curriculum for children with learning disabilities? 2) What research has been done regarding the use of creative movement in the classroom? 3) How can creative movement be used to develop various curriculum areas? 4) What are some possible suggestions or creative movement activities that can be applied by the teacher of children with learning disabilities? This purpose was achieved through reading books, portions of books, and research articles selected in accordance with the preceding questions. Research materials were reviewed and summarized, and the writer was able to draw resulting conclusions.


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