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Early Childhood Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition

Supporting Children and Their Families


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This updated book offers a comprehensive understanding of music therapy services for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and their families in home, preschool, and community settings. It addresses recent diagnostic features, evidence-based practices, and effective music therapy interventions backed by rigorous scientific evidence. Determining eligibility, gathering information, and identifying intervention goals for children with ASD are addressed in the assessment chapter followed by prominent approaches applied in music therapy practice. Managing sensory processing and communication issues that may interfere with everyday life is discussed from an interdisciplinary perspective. Inclusion and family practices, effective advocacy efforts, and a reflection of life journeys of four music therapists who are parents of children with ASD conclude the 15 engaging and resourceful chapters.

Author Biography

Dr. Hayoung Lim is Assistant Professor of Music Therapy and Director of Graduate Studies in Music Therapy at Sam Houston State University, Texas. She has a PhD in music education with an emphasis on music therapy, from the University of Miami, Florida. She has worked as a music therapist in a number of hospitals, schools and organizations with a diverse range of clients including individuals with mental illnesses, developmental disorders, medical problems, neurologic impairments and dementia. Her research focuses on the effect of music on children with ASD and the effect of musical experiences on cognition, speech and language, and physical rehabilitation. She is also a concert cellist and lives in The Woodlands, Texas with her husband and son. Linda Martin is Senior Lecturer, Department of Social and Community Studies, University of Coventry, UK. She has management experience in the statutory and voluntary sectors, and has developed and implemented programmes for managers.
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November 21st, 2018
Contributions by Angela M. Snell Contributions by Darcy DeLoach Contributions by Edward T. Schwartzberg Contributions by Hayoung A. Lim Contributions by Jennifer Whipple Contributions by Linda Martin Contributions by Mike D. Brownell Contributions by Nina Guerrero Edited by Marcia Humpal Edited by Petra Kern
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United Kingdom
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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