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Is M.B.C.T. Evidence Based Practice (EBP)

Posted on October 2, 2017 at 6:40 AM

Is Melodic Based Communication Therapy Evidence Based Practice?

The most common definitions of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)  involve “the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of the individual patient. It means integrating individual clinical expertise with the best available exter...

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What is some of the evidence to support M.B.C.T.? PART II

Posted on September 28, 2017 at 10:25 PM

What is some of the evidence to support M.B.C.T. for use in nonverbal autism?

Many researchers have found success by combining melody and words with nonverbal children with autism in the past. Here are just a few of them:


History of Success of Melodic Interventions in Autism


  1. Miller & Toca, 1979 used "Adapted Melodic Intonation Therapy," described as "signing plus an intoned rather than spoken stimulus" to train imi...
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What is some of the evidence to support M.B.C.T.? PART I

Posted on September 28, 2017 at 8:45 PM

What is some of the evidence to support Melodic Based Communication Therapy (M.B.C.T.)?

Here is some of the evidence to support M.B.C.T.  For more information, attend our M.B.C.T. seminar.  We welcome new studies and evidence to add to our collection.  Please email us at [email protected] if you have something interesting to share.


Absolute or Perfect Pitch in Autism

  1. Stanutz et al., 2014 found superior ...
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