Volume 5, Issue 142 (occupational therapy 2016)                   J Except Educ 1395, __(142): 38-42 | Back to browse issues page

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Sanglakh ghoochan Atigh A. Application of Music Activities on Occupational Therapy Interventions in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Except Educ. 2016; 5 (142) :38-42
URL: http://exceptionaleducation.ir/article-1-1038-en.html
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Background: Music is one of the common therapeutic interventions using along with usual therapy in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This is one of the complementary and alternative medicine coincides with children and has positive effects on them. Therefore, this article aims to indicate some evidence about music application in autism and points the importance of using music in ASD because of the inexpensive, easiness and attractive features of the music.

Conclusion: Based on ASD studies, we can use music for improving social skills, interpersonal relationships, and verbal skills, motor functions, behavioral problems and self care issues. Although, most of the studies in this field are case reported, case studies with small sample sizes, but encouraging therapists to use music in their therapy sessions can be effective to expand this efficient therapeutic method.

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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: Occupational therapy
Received: 2017/Jan/Wed | Revised: 2017/Feb/Sun | Accepted: 2017/Jan/Wed | Published: 2017/Feb/Sun | ePublished: 2017/Feb/Sun

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