EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC THERAPY AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS DEVELOPING POTENTIAL IN YOUNG CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES

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Early Childhood Music Therapy And Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Petra Kern
ISBN : 9781849052412
Genre : Psychology
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This edited book brings together renowned experts in music therapy and related fields to present current research, practical strategies, and policies useful for everyone interested in music as a tool to aid children on the autism spectrum. Case scenarios, examples and tip sheets further support the application of the knowledge-based content.
Category: Psychology

Early Childhood Music Therapy And Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Petra Kern
ISBN : 9780857004857
Genre : Psychology
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This comprehensive book includes an overview of recent developments in ASD and effective music therapy interventions based on ASD-specific approaches, instructional strategies and techniques for use in children's natural environments. Therapists wishing to conduct family-centered practice and to support parents integrate music into home routines will find a wealth of information, together with insights from music therapists who are parents of children with ASD. The book also looks at collaboration and consultation with interdisciplinary team members, including early childhood educators, speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists. Case scenarios, examples, checklists, charts, tip sheets, music scores, and online resources make this book accessible for everyone. Throughout the book's sixteen chapters, renowned experts share knowledge and practical applications that will give music therapists, students, professionals, educators, families and anyone interested in working with young children with ASD, a detailed understanding of the implementation and range of music therapy practices that can benefit these children and their families.
Category: Psychology

Developmental Speech Language Training Through Music For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Hayoung A. Lim
ISBN : 0857004158
Genre : Medical
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Speech and language impairments are one of the most challenging features of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Children with ASD are also known to be particularly responsive to music. This book makes a valuable connection between the two traits to showcase music as an effective way of enhancing the speech and language skills of children with ASD. This is a comprehensive guide to Dr. Hayoung Lim's highly effective approach of using music in speech-language training for children ASD. Part I provides a sound theoretical foundation and employs the most up-to-date research, including the author's own extensive study, to validate the use of music in speech and language training for children with ASD. Part II analyzes the clinical implications of “Developmental Speech- Language Training through Music” (DSLM) protocols and explains in detail specific interventions that can be used with the approach. The practical application of DSLM to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Verbal Behavior (VB) approaches is also explored. This is essential reading for music therapists, speech and language pathologists and other professionals working with children with autism, as well as researchers and academics in the field.
Category: Medical

Music Therapy

Author : Betsey King Brunk
ISBN : 1885477538
Genre : Psychology
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Music therapy is the use of music to address non-musical goals. More and more parents and professionals are finding that music can break down barriers for children with autism in areas such as cognition, communication, and socialization. While music therapists are experienced professionals who create unique interventions, many of the principles of music therapy can be implemented by other therapists, teachers, and parents - even by people who do not consider themselves musical! This book explains how to use the many elements of music to foster communication, and teaches you how to adapt music to meet a child's needs. Visual aids and already-written songs will get you started! Helpful sections include: Music Therapy Is A Qualified Music Therapist The Music in Music Therapy To Assist or Motivate Achieving Non-Musical Goals Music Captivates and Maintains Attention Music Structures Time Music Provides a Safe Place to Practice Social Skills Music Lets Children Control Their Environment Music Can Create or Emphasize a Routine
Category: Psychology

Music Therapy With Families

Author : Stine Lindahl Jacobsen
ISBN : 9781784501051
Genre : Psychology
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This comprehensive book describes well-defined models of music therapy for working with families in different clinical areas, ranging from families with special needs children or dying family members through to families in psychiatric or paediatric hospital settings. International contributors explain the theoretical background and practice of their specific approach, including an overview of research and illustrative case examples. Particular emphasis is placed on connecting theory and clinical practice and on discussing the challenges and relevance of each model. This practical and theoretically anchored book will prove valuable for music therapists, students and researchers in the fast developing field of music therapy with families.
Category: Psychology

Kids Music N Autism

Author : Dorita S. Berger
ISBN : 9781784503147
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Many children with autism feel a natural connection with music, but don't always find it easy to participate in musical activities. Packed with tips, advice and activities, this book shows how music and rhythm can help with brain development and quality of life, and how to encourage a genuine enjoyment of music. Dr Berger draws on her many years of experience in music-based clinical work, teaching and coaching, to answer common questions regarding musical interactions for children with autism. From what instrument to choose, how to find the right teacher, how to get your child to practice music, and even taking children to public music events, this book has all the essential information for you to dip into as and when needed. With practical information to help you solve problems that may arise, such as sensory overload, let this book guide you and your child towards positive interactions with music, regardless of whether or not they have prior musical abilities.
Category: Family & Relationships

Music Therapy In Schools

Author : Amelia Oldfield
ISBN : 0857004743
Genre : Psychology
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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 area in the 21st century. Collating the experiences of a range of music therapists from both mainstream and special education backgrounds, Music Therapy in Schools explains the procedures, challenges and benefits of using music therapy in an educational context. These music therapists have worked with children of all ages and abilities from pre-school toddlers in nursery schools to teenagers preparing for further education, and address specific issues and disabilities including working with children with emotional and behavioural problems, and autistic spectrum disorders. This book will be essential reading for music therapists, music therapy students and educational professionals.
Category: Psychology

You And Me Makes We

Author : Elizabeth K. Schwartz
ISBN : 0615634869
Genre : Early childhood education
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Category: Early childhood education

Music Helps Autism

Author : Denie Y. Riggs
ISBN : 9781939747013
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Denie Riggs has written Music Helps Autism after teaching piano for nearly 50 years, as well as creating Early Childhood Music®~Give Them the Best Start, a faith-based, non-traditional approach to preschool piano, and Music4Me, a music program designed specifically for children with special needs. Riggs has successfully taught many students with special needs, including those with autism, with astounding musical and non-musical results. Several of her students have broken through into language in her music classes, others have gained amazing academic results, excelling in every area of their life. The book, Music Helps Autism, contains 6 vital elements. Share Their Story! Riggs shares powerful Share Their Story! testimony segments throughout the book written by those who have witnessed first hand Riggs' non-traditional approach to music. Riggs understands that powerful strength is gained from the words of a parent of a child with autism, whose life has been changed and these Share Their Story testimonies will excite and encourage you that music can help your child too! The Incredible Music Research: You will never look at music the same way again after Riggs shares the powerful music research behind her program. She documents her studies in a way that you can do your own research also. The Four Levels of Active Musical Participation: Riggs lays out for the reader the Four Levels of Musical Therapies that she recommends for every person, not only those on the autism spectrum. Practical Application: Riggs gives age-specific tips and application ideas on how to apply the Four Levels of Musical Therapies to bring benefits for every age and every level of developmental abilities. Resources: Riggs has done the work for you and provides guidance on where to get non-traditional curriculums, instruments that are approved for your child’s developmental age, what to look for in listening CDs, how to find music schools in your area ... and much, much more. This book is a practical guide to resource the tools to help your child excel. Appendix for Teachers: Although Music Helps Autism is written specifically for parents, Riggs shares her vital elements and techniques for music teachers, therapists and other interested professionals. Her goal is that no matter where a child resides in the world, they can have someone in that location, trained to help release them from the symptoms of autism. Music Helps Autism is easy to read, understand and follow. Your hope will be reborn as you begin to apply the incredible power of music to your child’s life with a multifaceted approach that works.
Category: Health & Fitness