Music therapy with a child having motor delay and elective mutism.
Journal/Book: The biology of music making: Music and child development--Proceedings of the 1987 Denver conference. 1987; St. Louis: MMB Music, 1990. 254-268. Music, charts, tables.
Abstract: A case analysis demonstrates how music may have positively affected a child who suffered from both neurological and emotional problems. After a period during which the child responded spontaneously to music, a phase of guided movements to improve motor planning began. Ecstatic music reduced inhibitions and cognitive control. (Robison, Brian)
Keyword(s): children > therapy > motor control and elective mutism; . therapy > children > motor control and elective mutism