Up to thirty-percent of children with autism are nonverbal, and many low-functioning children have difficulty following verbal commands, and have difficult time with social awareness like understanding body language. Children with autism are more sensitive to anxiety than the average child, as they are unable to filter out provoking stimuli.
Weekly music therapy sessions will improve overall behavior, with the most improvement seen in their behavior .Research also shown that Children experienced hour-long sessions of music therapy once a week will improve their conduct behavior like restlessness, aggression and noisiness. We believe music therapy session will improve the group from the above mentioned. In addition Music therapy is engaging and enjoyable for Autistic children because it brings about change in their social behavior and cognitive ability through prolong sessions.ASD children can engage in music therapy without having it feel like work.