Music Therapy and Children


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Music Therapy and Children
A range of different techniques have been advocated for therapeutic intervention in children. One of the most interesting is music therapy. Music therapy has been suggested for treating a range of conditions from autism to epilepsy. The generally accepted theory is that music therapy works by changing the emotional and or mental state of the child participating in the therapy. This change in mental and or emotional state can have a range of positive benefits for children.
One area that music therapy appears to be most successful in is in helping children with autism. For example, in “Studying the Impact of Music on Children with Autism” John Scott explains how music therapy can be used to help children with...
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