The Influence of Rhythm on Movement in Autism based on a model of Cerebellar Dysfunction

Michelle Hardy

Date: April 9, 2011

Time: 9:00am Pacific Time

Topic: The Influence of Rhythm on Movement in Autism based on a model of Cerebellar Dysfunction

Speaker: Michelle Hardy

Description: The concept of movement differences in autism is quite controversial; however, research evidence is growing in favor of this theory. This presenter will review movement abnormalities in autism as they relate to cerebellar deficits and will look at the use of rhythm within a Neurologic Music Therapy paradigm to influence movement in persons with autism.

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