Now Recruiting Research Participants for September 2014


RebeccaCenterThe Rebecca Ctr at Molloy College is now entering into its 3rd year of a Randomized Controlled study investigating the effectiveness of music therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Do You Know a Child with Autism?

The Rebecca Center for Music Therapy at Molloy College is recruiting children with ASD to participate in a research study investigating developmental trajectories and intervention. The main focus of the study is to discover whether music therapy is an effective intervention for children with ASD. This study is the first well-controlled effectiveness study and largest randomized controlled trial on clinical interventions for autism to date and includes ten countries worldwide.
This study will include no-cost sessions and comprehensive diagnostic and cognitive

Who is Eligible?
• Children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder
• Between the ages of 4 and 6 years 11 months years old
• Limited or no music therapy experience

The study is being conducted at The Rebecca Center for Music Therapy at Molloy College.
If you have any questions or if you would like to consider your child to participate in the study
please contact Laura DeGennaro or John
 Carpente,  USA Research Site Manager at




John Carpente, Ph.D., MT-BC, LCAT

DIR/Floortime Practitioner

Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapist

Assistant Professor, Music Therapy

Founder/Dir., The Rebecca Center for Music Therapy

Founding Dir., Ctr for Autism & Child Development

P: 516-323-3324

F: 516-323-3323


Author: Lynda LaCour

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