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ERIC Number: EJ908863
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug-17
Pages: 28
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1529-8094
SoundScape: An Interdisciplinary Music Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum
Greher, Gena R.; Hillier, Ashleigh; Dougherty, Margaret; Poto, Nataliya
International Journal of Education & the Arts, v11 n9 Aug 2010
Service provision for adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is lacking, particularly post high school. We report on a music intervention program, outline our program model, and report some initial pilot data evaluating the program outcomes. We also discuss implications for undergraduate and graduate students who were involved in the project. Overall, outcomes were positive and highlighted the need for such interventions among the ASD community. We hope our observations focused on the strengths and weaknesses of the program will be helpful to others who may be considering implementing a similar intervention. (Contains 2 tables and 4 notes.)
International Journal of Education & the Arts. 1310 South 6th Street, Champaign, IL 61820. Tel: 402-472-9958; Fax: 402-472-2837; Web site: http://www.ijea.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A