Autism Find Benefit Through Music

According to, music can be an effective tool to help people on the autism spectrum communicate and express emotions. Through both verbal and nonverbal expression in music, people with autism are able to connect with feelings and moods in songs. This reflection through music can help the listener to gain self-awareness and emotional maturity. Music can be called upon to help elicit certain emotional responses based on song choice. Calming songs can have a positive effect on the learning process by helping to eliminate anxieties that may hinder learning. Music can also help to excite a listener and put them in a better mood. Music is also something that can be shared by many people, creating a sense of connection and commonality. Read more here: How Music Therapy Helps Learners with ASD: Part Two

28th Oct 2014

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