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Q. Addressing Common Behavioral Issues of ASD Using Rhythm-Based Regulation Strategies
(Event: 2020 AMTA Conference)

Nov 21, 2020 12:00 pm - Nov 21, 2020 5:00 pm
Session Type: Additional Course
Track: .


Learn to use rhythm-based strategies to address problematic behaviors of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Explore the movement and sensory differences of autism and learn innovative rhythm-based techniques that support more functional movement, sensory regulation, and reliable communication in individuals with severe autism.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to site at least 3 research articles that support a neurologic treatment approach for autism spectrum disorder. II. B. 3. c, d, e, f, II. B. 4. a, i, III. 3. f, IV. A. 1, 2, IV. B. 4, 5
  2. Participants will be able to identify 2 music or rhythm-based NMT techniques which support an improved brain-body connection  III. A. 2. g, h, I, k, l, p, q, r, u, v, w, y, z, aa,  bb, cc, ee, gg, hh, tt, ww, xx, yy, zz
  3. Participants will be able to identify 5 common symptoms or difficulties related to a movement disorder and how they relate to common difficulties of individuals with severe autism spectrum disorder. II. B. 3. a, b, d, f, II. B. 4. a, b, d, e, k, l, m, II. B. 11, II. C. 1-5


  • 15 mins Introduction / Let’s Rethink Autism
  • 60 mins Evidence-based Research Reviews/Case Studies
  • 15 mins Break
  • 45 mins Using Rhythm to Create Brain-Body Connection – Demonstration of rhythm-based strategies and clinical interventions to address common behavioral issues
  • 30 mins Hands-on experience with given scenarios/Group Discussion
  • 15 mins Break
  • 45 mins Clinical Strategies to Support Functional Movement, Regulation, and Communication in Autism
  • 30 mins Role play by participants using at least 2 rhythm-based techniques to address presented behavioral issues.
  • 15 mins Evaluation



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