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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(10), 1365-1371
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-10-5
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Situation of Organizing Musical Activities to Limit Stereotyping Behavior in 5-6 Year ASD Children at Special Education Centers in Hanoi, Vietnam

Hoang Thi Kim Phuong1, Do Thi Thao1, and Dang Loc Tho2

1Faculty of Special Education, Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam

2National College for Education, Hanoi, Vietnam

Pub. Date: October 18, 2018

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Hoang Thi Kim Phuong, Do Thi Thao and Dang Loc Tho. Situation of Organizing Musical Activities to Limit Stereotyping Behavior in 5-6 Year ASD Children at Special Education Centers in Hanoi, Vietnam. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(10):1365-1371. doi: 10.12691/education-6-10-5


This article aims to assess the current state of musical activity in limiting stereotypical behavior in 5- to 6-year-old ASD in some special education centers in Hanoi, Vietnam. A number of lessons for teachers in organizing musical activities for ASD children will be discussed. The results of theoretical and practical research indicate that: 1) stereotype behavior has a significant impact on play, learning and social participation in ASD children; 2) Music is the pathway to the emotional world of children, the appropriate use of music will help ASD children to reconcile emotions and reduce stereotyped stereotype; 3) Organizing music activities not only helps children to focus attention, helps children relax, increases calm, but also helps children improve interpersonal skills, group activities as well as language development. speech, body and behavior; 4) The process of organizing musical activities of teachers and parents for ASD children has not had a consistent, clear process as well as coordination among stakeholders has not really tight. Consequently, educators need to continue to research and propose appropriate measures and procedures for organizing appropriate music activities for teachers and parents, which is needed in young ASD intervention centers.

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