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The Major Deficits That Come Along With Autism Is The Social Aspect Of It Essay

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One of the major deficits that come along with autism is communication skills. Some people with autism may have the language skills and don’t know how to put them to use and others may not have the language skills and have not been taught how to communicate their wants and needs (Eren, 2015; Gattino, Riesgo, Longo, Leite, & Faccini, 2011; Kern, Wolery, & Aldridge, 2006; Kim, Wigram, & Gold, 2008; Lagasse, 2014;Thompson, Mcferran, & Gold 2013). On the other side of communication is the social aspect of it. People with autism, especially adolescents and adults, are most of the time socially awkward. They may use their body language wrong or they may not understand others body language and they may not do simple things we take for granted such as eye contact when talking or listening. A lot of the time they don’t understand what personal space is or just plain how to be socially accepted (Eren, 2015; Gattino, Riesgo, Longo, Leite, & Faccini, 2011; Kern, Wolery, & Aldridge, 2006; Kim, Wigram, & Gold, 2008; Lagasse, 2014;Thompson, Mcferran, & Gold 2013). The role that music therapy plays in changing the social and communication skills in people with Autism is presented in this review. It is conjectured that music therapy will has a positive effect on communication and social skill in people with autism by increasing the skills so that they are more socially accepted. The following reviews of literature look at both side of the perspective of having a positive affect and no affect
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