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Monday, November 21, 2011

Auditory-Motor Mapping Training (AMMT) for Autism

Unmute A Child | www.dailyrx.com

A new study published in PLoS One, worked with six non-verbal autistic children. The students received forty individual sessions, five times a week over an eight-week treatment period involving Auditory-Motor Mapping Training (AMMT). This treatment promotes speech production using intonations and double-handed movements to train the association between sound and communicative action. This involves singing and playing an instrument as the trainer tunes words to the beat of the drum.

AMMT understands the limitations of autism and offers its children a fun way to learn, capitalizing on an autistic child's natural inclination for music. With up to 25% of children with autism struggling to speak, communication deficits represent the largest problem for people with autism, and AMMT offers a realistic solution.

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1 comment:

Douglas P. Fahey said...

Can someone please post a video demonstration of this technique? Thank You.

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