Ableism, Allyship and the Role of the Music Therapist

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


A brief talk discussing the positioning of neurotypical music therapists and their role in music therapy for the autistic community. Notions of identity, ableism and a neuro-normative agenda in the profession will be discussed. Voices of autistic authors and contributors will be shared and highlighted as sources of expertise on this topic.
Period12 Sept 2020
Event titleMusic Therapy Through the Lens of the Autistic Community
Event typeWorkshop
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • music therapy
  • ableism
  • neurodiversity
  • allyship
  • normative