Kristina Arthur, staff horticulturalist, greeted them in the sky lobby. It wasn't allowed due to the snow, but Arthur opened the door to hand the girl snowballs, which she and her friend threw for 20 minutes. When they shut the door, she was crying with joy. In July, a portion of the sky lobby was turned into an indoor horticultural therapy suite, which helps patients and families interact with nature year-round. It's uplifting to escape the clinical environment and move around in the sun," says John Letterio, M.
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The integration of horticultural therapy and therapy gardens within health and human service agencies has grown exponentially in recent years. In senior centers, gardening and garden spaces are used to help with fine motor skills, socialization, and ambulatory movement. There is one population that, in my opinion, receives the most benefit from the incorporation of gardens and horticultural therapy in daily services. That population is found in the organizations, schools, institutions, and training centers that serve individuals on the autism spectrum. Flowers like butterfly gaura Gaura lindheimeri can be observed with quiet fascination.
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