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Getting to "No" You
Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy
Nonspeaking autistic people frequently begin music therapy at the request of others. Typically, family or care systems are tasked with making decisions on their behalf and have decided this service will be of benefit. Consequently, music therapy is a given rather than a choice. For this paper I have used my own evolving understanding to explore the complexities and power dynamics related to nonspeaking people being able to say "no" to music therapy. Elements in this discussion include: (a) thedoi:10.15845/voices.v22i3.3373 fatcat:kwji7ouro5cotke3hno4edpkri