WHO CAN BENEFIT?

People of all ages, backgrounds, interests, and levels of functioning may receive music therapy. Clients/patients need not possess any musical skills.


Following is an A-Z listing of “populations”, diagnoses and facilities in which music therapy is appropriate and beneficial. Click on a letter to learn more. 

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

 

A

Abuse Victims
Acute Pain
Addiction
Aicardi Syndrome
AIDS
Alcoholism
Alzheimer’s Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

Aneurysm

Anorexia Nervosa

Anxiety Disorders
Aphasia
Apraxia
Articulation Disorders
Aspergers
Asthma
At-Risk Children and Adolescents
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Autism

B

Behavioral Disorders
Bereavement
Bipolar Disorder
Brain Damage
Bulimia
Burn Victims

 

C

Cancer
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Cardiopulmonary Disease
Cerebral Dysfunction
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Vascular Accident/CVA (Stroke)
Chemical Dependency
Childbirth

Chronic Pain
Cleft Palate
Communication Disorders
Community Centers
Conduct Disorders
Congenital Deformities
Correctional Facilities
Criminal Offenders

 

D

Dementia
Depression
Developmental Disabilities
Diplegia
Dissociative Disorders
Down’s Syndrome
Dysarthria
Dyslexia

 

E

Eating Disorders
Emotionally Disturbed
Emphysema
Encephalitus
Encephalopathy
Epilepsy

 
 

F

Family Counseling
Fluency Disorders
Fragile X Syndrome

 

G

Geriatrics
Gifted
Group Homes

 

H

Habilitation
Halfway Houses
Head Injury
Hearing Impaired
Heart Disease
Hemiplegia
HIV
Home Health

Hospice
Hospitals
Huntington’s Disease
Hydrocephalus
Hypertension

 

I

Immune Response
Impulse Control Disorders
Independent Living

 

J

Joint Diseases
Juvenile Offenders

 

K

Kidney Disease
Klinefelter’s Syndrome

 

L

Labor and Delivery
Language Disorders
Learning Disabilities
Leukemia

 

M

Mania
Medical Facilities
Mental Illness
Mental Retardation
Mood Disorders
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiply Handicapped
Muscular Dystophy

 

N

Neonatal Care
Neurofibromatosis
Neurological Disorders/Impairments
Neurology
Nursing Homes

 

O

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obstetrics
Oncology
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Orthopedic Impairments

 

P

Palliative Care
Paralysis
Paraplegia
Parkinson’s Disease
Pediatrics
Perceptual Disorders
Personality Disorders
Pervasive Developmental Delay (PDD)
Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Phobias
Physically Impaired/Disabled
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Preventative Medicine
Psychiatric Facilities
Psychiatric/Psychological Disorders
Psychoneuroimmunology
Psychosis

 

Q

Quadriplegia

 

R

Recovery
Rehabilitation
Residential Facilities
Respiratory Illnesses
Rett’s Syndrome
Rheumatoidarthritis

 

S

Schizophrenia
Schools
Senior Centers
Sensory Disorders
Sexual Assault Victims
Sleep Disorders
Somataform Disorders
Special Education

Speech Disorders
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injuries
Stress Stroke (CVA)
Substance Abuse
Surgery

 

T

Terminally Ill
Tortian Dystonia
Tourette Syndrome
Transient Ischemic Attach (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Trisomy 21

 

U

Unipolar Depression
Upper Respiratory Illness

 

V

Visually Impaired
Voice Disorders
Violence Victims

 

W

Wellness
Williams Syndrome

 

X

X-Linked Disorders

 

Y

Youth At-Risk
Youth Programs/Centers

 

Z

Zieve’s Syndrome