Early childhood music therapy and autism spectrum disorder: Supporting children and their families (2nd ed., Kern & Humpal, Eds.) — Reviewed by Emma Donnelly

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Early childhood music therapy and autismspectrum disorder: Supporting children and their families (2nd ed., Kern & Humpal, Eds.)

Reviewed by Emma Donnelly


Title: Early childhood music therapy and autism spectrum disorder: Supporting children and their families Editors: Petra Kern and Marcia Humpal Publication year: 2019 Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Pages: 320 ISBN: 9781849056304

REVIEWER BIOGRAPHY

Emma Donnelly is the founder and director of Music Therapy Connections NI. She obtained a Masters in Music Therapy from the University of Limerick, Ireland. She has since worked as a music therapist with children and young adults with learning disabilities within both school and hospital settings. She specialises in working with children and young adults with autism and challenging behaviour. Most recently she has completed the NICU music therapy training and is in the process of setting up the first NICU music therapy programme of its kind in Northern Ireland. [emma@mtcni.co.uk]