Music in intervention for children and adolescents with autism: a meta-analysis.

@article{Whipple2004MusicII,
  title={Music in intervention for children and adolescents with autism: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Jennifer Whipple},
  journal={Journal of music therapy},
  year={2004},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={
          90-106
        }
}
  • J. Whipple
  • Published 20 June 2004
  • Psychology
  • Journal of music therapy
This meta-analysis of 12 dependent variables from 9 quantitative studies comparing music to no-music conditions during treatment of children and adolescents with autism resulted in an overall effect size of d =.77 and a mean weighted correlation of r =.36 (p =.00). Since the confidence interval did not include 0, results were considered to be significant. All effects were in a positive direction, indicating benefits of the use of music in intervention. The homogeneity Q value was not… 
A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Children and Adolescent Group Music Therapy
This study used meta-analysis to compare analyze data regarding the effects of music therapy on children and adolescent. The study examined 96 ESs using means and standard deviations from 77 Korean
Effects of relational music therapy on communication of children with autism: a randomized controlled study
TLDR
The investigation of the effects of relational music therapy on communication skills of ASD children are inconclusive and the next investigations need more rigorous designs leading to smaller effect size estimates and more accurate tools for the outcome assessment.
Increasing social responsiveness in a child with autism
  • E. Finnigan, E. Starr
  • Psychology
    Autism : the international journal of research and practice
  • 2010
TLDR
Results indicated that the music intervention was more effective than the non-music intervention in increasing all three social responsive behaviours in both Phases B and C.
Working Elements of Music Therapy for Children and Young People with Autism
Music therapy is used in the treatment of children and young people with autism. Several studies show that it has positive effects, especially in the areas of social behavior and communication.
Evaluation of a developmentally-based music therapy assessment tool for children with autism
TLDR
The overall reliability of the resulting ADSA scores was evaluated using generalizability theory (G-theory) statistical analysis with a fully crossed, single-facet, mixed design and surpassed the conventionally accepted reliability value of .80.
Music Interventions for Children with Autism: Narrative Review of the Literature
  • K. Simpson, D. Keen
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Journal of autism and developmental disorders
  • 2011
TLDR
There was somewhat limited evidence to support the use of music interventions under certain conditions to facilitate social, communicative and behavioural skills in young children with autism.
Positive outcomes following participation in a music intervention for adolescents and young adults on the autism spectrum
Music interventions are frequently utilized with those with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and have shown a range of benefits. However, empirical evaluations are lacking and would be a timely step
Running header: Music interventions Music Interventions for Children with Autism: Narrative Review of the Literature
TLDR
There was somewhat limited evidence to support the use of music interventions under certain conditions to facilitate social, communicative and behavioural skills in young children with autism.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...