This course prepares students to work with a variety of children in a music therapy context, with an emphasis on the psycho-social nature of diseases and disabilities. Students will expand their medical knowledge of a variety of conditions with a focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder, including music therapy techniques and approaches for working with children on this spectrum. Students will also broaden their understanding of family systems when a child has a disease or disability.
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