Developmental Disabilities

Benefits of Neurologic Music Therapy for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

  • Encourages social interaction
  • Communicates and teaches academic concepts through music
  • Improves non-verbal communication skills (eye contact, turn-taking etc.)
  • Improves attention
  • Improves speech
  • Improves executive functioning skills (planning, decision making, evaluating)
  • Reduces aggressive behaviors
  • Improves sensory regulation
  • Opportunities for sensory stimulation in a structured environment
  • Eases transitions between activities