Music Therapy... ...is the prescribed use of therapeutic musical applications to meet non-musical goals. ...is the clinical, evidence and researched-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals. ...is administered by a qualified Music Therapist. ...addresses behavioral, social, emotional, communicativie, physical, sensory-motor and cognitive functioning. ...focuses on individual learning styles while developing strategies to address skills. ...provides a non-threatening structure for learning. ...is a universal language.
"What is Neurologic Music Therapy?"
Neurologic Music Therapy... ...focuses on the therapeutic application of music to cognitivie, sensory, and motor dysfunction due to neurologic disease of the human nervous system. ...is based on a neuroscience model of music perception and production, and the influence of music on functional changes in non-musical brain and behavior functions. ...is administered by Music Therapy practitioners who have advanced education in neuro-anatomy, physiology, brain pathologies and rehabilitation of cognitive, motor, speech, and language functions.