Journal article

Music therapy teaming and learning: How transdisciplinary experience shapes practice in a specialist school for students with autism

Grace Thompson, Bronte Arns

Australian Journal of Music Therapy | Australian Music Therapy Association | Published : 2019


Music therapists are often members of teams within multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary frameworks, and occasionally, also form discipline-specific teams. Whilst research literature on collaboration between music therapists and other professions is growing, there is a lack of understanding around the varied experiences of music therapists in transdisciplinary teams. It is vital that music therapists are aware of the challenges and benefits of collaborative practice to promote professional growth and develop practice alongside colleagues. This study is set at a transdisciplinary, specialist school for students with autism. To explore the lived experience of the music the..

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