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ERIC Number: EJ1101344
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2168-3603
Music Therapy Promotes Self-Determination in Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Gadberry, Anita L.; Harrison, Angela
International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, v4 n2 p95-98 2016
Self-determination leads to a higher quality of life, yet many individuals with autism spectrum disorder struggle with the component skills necessary for self-determination. Music therapy is one method of treatment for persons with autism spectrum disorder and has the ability to improve or develop skills in communication, self-awareness, socialization, and decision making. Two components of evidence-based practice (clinical expertise and scientific research) are presented in this article describing how music therapy facilitates self-determination.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom
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