“Music therapy may work on cognitive skills, social/emotional development, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, as well as language development.” - Jennifer Puckett
- Music therapy can be used with other types of therapies to provide rhythmic cueing and motivation.
- Playing instruments helps strengthen a patient’s fine motor skills and overall coordination.
- Activities such as singing help patients meet language goals by helping them develop vocal control.
- “Music therapy interventions can help ease muscle tension which can meaningfully benefit a person with cerebral palsy.” - Jennifer Puckett