Benefits of Music Therapy for Autistic Children

By |2022-01-18T10:18:22-05:00January 14, 2022|Autism and Other Special Needs|

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) individuals are often especially interested and responsive to music. Music therapy is a well-established technique for using musical interaction to help individuals with identified emotional, intellectual, physical or social needs. Music therapy may help autistic children build skills in areas like behaviour, communication sensory issues and may lower anxiety. It can be used as a natural reinforcer to achieve desired responses. Following are some of the benefits of music therapy for children on the spectrum: Improves communication Autistic children may tend to better express themselves through music than any other form of expression. Music therapy may also [...]