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Music Therapist-Child Interaction for a Child Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Applied Behavior Analysis Prompts and Fading Procedures


Abstract The purpose of this research study provided observational techniques and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) prompts and fading procedures to analyze music therapist-child interaction for child with autism spectrum disorder. Impaired social interaction is the primary symptom of a child with autism spectrum disorder. However, social interaction exists everywhere and throughout human life. Therefore, to improve interaction is the primary and significant goal in music therapy treatment for a child with autism spectrum disorder. The music therapist designs a series of music therapy activity interventions in order to create a therapeutic environment, based on a child's interests and favorite activities. Additionally, the music therapist utilizes... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Liao, Yinchun (Author) / Crowe, Barbara J. (Advisor) / Rio, Robin (Committee member) / Dishion, Thomas J. (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Psychology / Behavioral sciences / Applied behavior analysis / Autism Spectrum Disorder / Music therapist-child interaction / Music therapy observational techniques / Prompts and fading procedures / Social interaction
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 305 pages
Language English
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Note M.M. Music 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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