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SOUND SUPPORT FOR LIVES AFFECTED BY ALS

SOUND SUPPORT FOR LIVES AFFECTED BY ALS

Keynote presentation at II Congress on Mental Health in Moscow

Music Therapy As An Integrated Method of Psycho-Emotional And Cognitive Support In Multidisciplinary ALS Care

Abstract, II Congress on Mental Health in Moscow, Russia; Apreleva, 2018

Multidisciplinary team approach is recommended to manage the complex, constantly changing phycological and physical needs of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Music therapy, as an integrated treatment modality, carries potential for supportive rehabilitation of persons with ALS. Scientific and clinical evidence validate inclusion of a music therapist into multidisciplinary ALS care starting early in the disease course. 

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Written by

Alisa Apreleva, PhD, MT-BC, NMT

Alisa Apreleva, PhD, MT-BC, NMT

International expert on harnessing the power of live and recorded music to improve people's lives. Certified music therapist, neurologic music therapist. Entrepreneur. Speaker. Performing musician, composer. Educator. Author. Storyteller. Researcher focused on vocal therapy for wellbeing and responsive music environments.

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