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Eren, Bilgehan – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze opinions of music therapists practicing in the United States, regarding various music therapy approaches currently being utilized with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Music therapy approaches were analyzed for possible correlations between music therapists' preferences, and…
Descriptors: Music Therapy, Professional Personnel, Attitude Measures, Children
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Situmorang, Dominikus David Biondi; Mulawarman, Mulawarman; Wibowo, Mungin Eddy – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2018
The purpose of this research is to know the effectiveness of counseling group implementation of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) approach with passive and active music therapy technique in reducing academic anxiety millennials students. This study used quasi-experimental design with repeated measures (pretest, posttest, and follow-up). Group…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Group Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness
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Gadberry, Anita L.; Harrison, Angela – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 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,…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Music Therapy, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Miller-Jones, Annette Marjorie – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Research indicates the characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder include challenges with receptive and expressive language, which can negatively impact social-emotional development and physical regulation. The needs of children with autism are expected to greatly impact the current medical and educational resources, thus effective intervention…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Music Therapy, Children
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Salvador, Karen; Pasiali, Varvara – Arts Education Policy Review, 2017
In this article, a music teacher educator and a music therapy clinician and educator discuss special education policy and arts instruction at the district level. To illustrate the gulf between federal and local policies with regard to exceptional learners and arts instruction, we examine the intersections of music therapy and music education with…
Descriptors: Music Therapy, Music Education, Special Education, Educational Change
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Smith, Jacqueline C. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
The purpose of this intrinsic case study was to clarify the roles of a music educator and music therapist in a North American public school district. This case was unique because some of the students with special needs received both music instruction and music therapy services, yet there was little collaboration between the two disciplines. In an…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Music Education, Music Therapy, Case Studies
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Vaiouli, Potheini; Andreou, Georgia – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2018
Research demonstrates connections among children's music actions, their engagement abilities, and their language development. Although the link between music and the engagement abilities of young children with autism is well established, there is not enough evidence on the effectiveness of music strategies and music therapy interventions to…
Descriptors: Music, Language Acquisition, Verbal Communication, Autism
Rodriguez, Delilah – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Students with special needs are required by law to have an individualized education plan based on their unique educational needs. Special education teachers understand these needs and provide students with instructional strategies that allow them to succeed. Music has often been used to provide students with disabilities alternative ways to learn…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy, Teaching Methods
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McFerran, Katrina – Prevention Researcher, 2011
Music therapy is a promising intervention with bereaved youth. In comparison to other programs, it appears particularly effective for promoting the resolution of grief-related feelings; providing opportunities to express and release feelings through musical participation. Descriptions from music therapy participants are supported by research…
Descriptors: Intervention, Creativity, Grief, Music
Hahna, Nicole D. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Four music therapy educators participated in semi-structured, in-depth interviews as part of a qualitative study. The purpose of this study was to explore the phenomena of feminist pedagogy as experienced by music therapy educators using phenomenological inquiry. The study examined the following research questions: (a) do music therapy educators…
Descriptors: Music Therapy, Teaching Methods, Feminism, Interrater Reliability
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Petersson, Gunnar; Nystrom, Maria – International Journal of Music Education, 2011
The question of competence in providing music therapy has rarely been the focus of interest in empirical research, as most music therapy research aims at measuring outcomes. Therefore, the aim of this study is to analyse and describe musicians' learning processes when they study music therapy as a caring intervention. An initial presumption is…
Descriptors: Music, Musicians, Experiential Learning, Learning Processes
Tomlinson, Jo, Ed.; Derrington, Philippa, Ed.; Oldfield, Amelia, Ed. – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011
The majority of music therapy work with children takes place in schools. This book documents the wealth and diversity of work that music therapists are doing in educational settings across the UK. It shows how, in recent years, music therapy has changed and grown as a profession, and it provides an insight into the trends that are emerging in this…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Nursery Schools, Music, Adolescents
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Silverman, Michael J. – Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 2008
This article presents a review of nonverbal literature relating to therapy, music, autism, and music therapy. Included is a case study of a woman with autism who was nonverbal. The case highlights and analyzes behaviors contextually. Interpretations of communication through the music therapy, musical interactions, and the rapport that developed…
Descriptors: Nonverbal Communication, Music Therapy, Autism, Literature Reviews
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Graham, Colby P.; McKenzie, Barbara A. – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
This research explores the interdisciplinary collaboration between music therapy and language arts through the implementation of a psycho-educational unit of study. The effect on student motivation, engagement and academic motivation as reflected in approach, persistence, and level of interest were compared to baseline data collection. This study…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Music Therapy, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts
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Pavlicevic, Mercédès; O'Neil, Nicky; Powell, Harriet; Jones, Oonagh; Sampathianaki, Ergina – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2014
This collaborative practitioner research study emerged from music therapists' concerns about the value of improvisational, music-centred music therapy for young adults with severe learning disabilities (SLDs), given the long-term nature of such work. Concerns included the relevance, in this context, of formulating, and reporting on, therapeutic…
Descriptors: Severe Intellectual Disability, Music Therapy, Young Adults, Focus Groups
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