Studies conducted in this Research Lab include:

  1. Music-based social engagement telehealth intervention (ME-RIT) for young children with ASD and their parent/caregiver, a telehealth intervention study to support children's imitation and social skill development
  2. National questionnaire study of music engagement, social development, and emotional well-being in children and their families including those with developmental disabilities, medical, and mental health conditions
  3. Virtual Mindfulness-Based Music and Songwriting Program, a 6-week online mindfulness-based music and songwriting program (MBMS) to target stress and promote well-being for parents of children with intellectual/developmental disabilities or severe chronic illness. 
  4. Waitlist-control pilot study of the SeRenade (Social and Rhythmic Engagement) Program, a community-based music program that integrates parent training and peer inclusion within a musical play context to impact social and emotional well-being in families of children with and without ASD. Note: not currently enrolling