• Music Therapy
    Special Needs

    Music Therapy for Autism: How to Improve 18 Valuable Skills

    My son´s special education unit has just added a new resource for kids with autism or special needs: music therapy. I have to admit that music therapy had never made it to my short list of autism activities and resources. While it sounded like a cool activity, my son is extremely sensitive to noises. He has a love-hate relationship with loud musical instruments. He explains it like this: “They scare me and I love them at the same time”. As excited as I was about the music therapy activity, I immediately realised I was clueless about how it could help my son. So I got in touch with our music…