It has been widely documented that music therapy can be used to improve many different facets of functioning in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Geretsegger, Elefant, Mössler, & Gold (2014), conducted a research review to evaluate the effectiveness of music therapy.
As I sit here on a Tuesday home ill from work, I reflect on the selfcare mantra of “take some time to relax”. So often we are busy with work, home life, obligations within our community/church, and if you are a parent, your children’s schedules.
“Music therapy is a therapy very much like occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy, but we use music as the medium to work on very specific goals for each individual client…Music is lifelong.”