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Enhancing Motor Rehabilitation Through Complementarity: Impact of Music and Physical Therapy Co-Treatment

Recently, I provided an in-service for the physical, occupational, and speech therapists that I work with at the children’s hospital, titled, “Complementarity with Medical Music Therapy.” I explained that music therapists utilize evidence-based music interventions to reach a patient’s specific goals. The specific properties of music such as rhythm, tempo, dynamics, melody, and harmony can […]

“Does music therapy work for children with autism?”: Evidence-Based Practice, Research, and More.

The majority of children I treat as a music therapist have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Children diagnosed with ASD often require additional therapeutic support to strengthen their communication, motor coordination, cognition, academic, and social-emotional skills. People often ask me, “does music therapy work for children with autism?” To which I explain that music therapy is […]