Music therapy uses music as an element to promote intellectual and emotional development. In autism spectrum disorders (ASD), music helps to motivate, relax, and engage children. Music therapy can help foster communication, positive social behaviors, and emotional growth. Since autistic behaviors and disabilities vary widely between individuals, your child’s music therapist will carefully tailor a program to your child’s specific challenges and goals.
Research shows that children with ASD have enhanced musical abilities including pitch perception, pitch memory and discrimination. Music therapy harnesses these strengths while providing a safe and enjoyable means to work... read more