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Music Therapy and Autism Ranking: Limited positive evidence

Audience

Music therapy is used with a wide range of people, including people on the autism spectrum, people with learning disabilities, people with mental health problems and people with physical disabilities.

For example, according to the Nordoff –Robbins website, accessed on 17 May 2016

“Through music therapy we support people with a range of challenges including autism and other learning difficulties, dementia, mental health problems, stroke, brain injury and depression. Some of the people we help have a life-threatening or terminal illness, such as cancer.” 

Updated
19 Dec 2017
Last Review
01 Sep 2016
Next Review
01 Sep 2019