No wonder cure, but music therapy can still be helpful for children with autism

An international study finds the improvements from improvisational music therapy, on symptoms of autism, to be similar to those who do not receive music therapy.

Christian Gold from Uni Research in Bergen and his international team of co-researchers wanted to know if there is reliable evidence that music therapy produces lasting effects on core symptoms of autism.

Hence, in a new study published in JAMA the researchers enrolled 364 children from nine countries around the world and assigned them to either improvisational music therapy or enhanced standard care.

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