The Motor System May Impact Speech in Autism

The idea that persons on the autism spectrum have motor differences is not a new one; however, ideas around how motor movement in persons with ASD can impact other skills have just recently gained more press. Researchers published a recent article reviewing research on motor differences and suggesting that these impact speech and communication abilities.  Continue reading

A note from the founder.

MTRB was started with the hope of connecting MT clinicians to research published outside music therapy journals. This is a 100% free service. We have no ads, no email campaigns – just information.

About two years ago we began selling online continuing education courses. The idea behind the courses is to share information, while raising money for music therapy research. MTRB has already provided support to three music therapy research projects, purchasing forms and other supplies for clinicians to use in research. I have also spent 100s of hours providing free advice to music therapy clinicians on topics related to research. Continue reading