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Why is music such a unique tool for children with autism? In this blog we’ll review the results of a recent study relating to pitch discrimination and melodic memory in children with autism.
In a 2013 study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, researchers explore what the underlying function of music is in our day to day lives. In contrast to the belief that
It’s rare to find 130 pages of free full color resources and up to date information at your fingertips, but editor-in-chief Petra Kern, Ph.D., MT-BC is providing the music therapy community with just that! You’ll find music therapy activity ideas for early intervention, parent tips, early childhood music therapy research, …
A recent March 2013 article published in the journal “Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience” reviews research related to movement and autism and proposes a rationale for how rhythmic input can improve sensorimotor functioning and overall growth in areas such as cognition, behavior, social skills, and communication.