Children with autism spectrum disorder present from an early age, a severe disorder of development, especially related to communication and social interaction, however, might have great motor skills, musical, complex mathematical calculation, memory and others.
The music, as part of our history, which is being built and then separated in time past and present, is part of our dynamic process of identity, acts on the culture that shapes it and where it comes at the same time it is inserted in the dynamic structure which itself was formed. The music has meaning for each person in that it is linked to experience, past and / or present. The meanings of music are, then, social and natural, built, created and recreated in the relations and actions consistent with what is lived and experienced.
The music, whose effect on the mind is undeniable, and is widely used in relaxation techniques, has the advantage of being much appreciated by children with autism spectrum disorder and therefore music therapy is the first technical approach with these children. The musical experiences that enable active participation (see, hear, touch) favor the development of the senses of children. When working with the sounds she develops auditory acuity, gestures or dance to accompany it works in coordination, rhythm and attention, to sing or imitate sounds she discovers their abilities and establish relationships with the environment in which they live.