"Benefits of movement for special needs learners"
5 Benefits for Special Needs Learners:
2. Movement will activate the brain and trigger learning.
3. It can enhance social skills, emotional intelligence, and conflict resolution ability.
4. Exercise increases catecholamines (brain chemicals such as norepinephrine and dopamine), which serve to energize and elevate mood.
5. It enhances learning!
Jensen, E. (2005). Movement and Learning. In Teaching With the Brain in Mind. Alexandria: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.