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Music Therapy and Autism

Posted on Sep 2, 2008 in Autism

From CAMT Wilfrid Laurier University The literature about persons with autism contains many generalized statements, about the effect of music upon these individuals. Comments that autistic individuals show an uncommon interest in music abound. Indeed, many studies show music and music therapy techniques to have significant, positive influences in the treatment of autism. Some authors (see reviews by Baker, 1982; Nelson, Anderson, & Gonzales, 1984) speculate that for children and adults with autism, participation in music is a non-threatening way to allow the individual to experience...

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