Music therapy enhances and supports the development of communication skills, self-confidence and self-awareness, and attention and memory. The music therapist uses qualities of music such as rhythm, pitch, and form to support all individuals regardless of age, gender, and ability. Everyone has the ability to respond to music and everyone is able to develop their own relationship with music. Music therapy can be used to support therapeutic goals within the cognitive, sensorimotor, and communication domains.
Music therapy can benefit those with:
Attention and memory
Fine and gross motor skills
Speech and language skills