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A Comparison Between American and Korean Music Therapy Treatment Practices for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Abstract Music therapy literature provides evidence that the use of music is very effective in improving daily living skills for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) all over the world. However, each country may have and use their preferred music therapy approaches and interventions for clients with ASD because of cultural differences although music therapy comes from the same origin.

The aim of this research was to discover the cultural differences between American and Korean parents of children with ASD by comparing two countries in various categories, such as care systems, benefits and challenges in raising children with ASD, and therapeutic approaches in music therapy and other therapies used for these children.

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Created Date 2016
Contributor Bae, Jiye (Author) / Rio, Robin (Advisor) / Crowe, Barbara (Committee member) / Sullivan, Jill (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music education / Music / Special education / American and Korean / Autism Spectrum Disorder / Comparison / Cultural differences / Music Therapy / Treatment Practices
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 91 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Masters Thesis Music Therapy 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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