This video explores music therapy as a treatment for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Music is used to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of the person who has ASD. Treatment is provided through singing, dancing, listening or even creating music.
Video by Health Sciences students Curtis Menon, Jenna Price, Yousif Eliya and Balpreet Panesar.
Copyright McMaster University 2017
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