Literature reports that most individuals with autism spectrum disorder respond positively to music. The frequency with which people with ASD show a heightened interest and response to music makes it an excellent therapeutic tool for working with them.
Music therapy uses music prescriptively to provide opportunities for individuals to establish or strengthen connections, achieve transformations, build and expand upon foundations and reach aspirations.
Singing hurts for some reason. Probably because all the people I used to sing with are gone now. It's a shame. To lose a thing like singing. Reckless, even.