Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches and Lectures

Title

Music Counts: A Specialized Treatment Program for Children with Autism

Event Title

2018 National Research Conference on Early Childhood

Event Location

Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia, USA

Document Type

Poster

Presentation Date

6-26-2018

Date Range

2018-06-25 to 2018-06-27

Description

This poster presents the results of a study assessing the impact of the implementation of a music program in a specialized preschool program for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The study utilized both a group and single subject design; 100 children participated in the study. The results suggest that the inclusion of a school-based music program appears to have a positive impact on children diagnosed with ASD’s behaviors and readiness skills.

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