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MIT for Verbal Responses in Autism

Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT) has long been used to promote functional speech in persons who have had a cerebral vascular accident. Studies on MIT date back more than 30 years and many studies have looked at child populations including children with apraxia (Helfrich-Miller,  1994; LaGasse, 2004), children with Down syndrome (Carroll, 1996), and now children with autism. Continue reading