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This music therapy video with a child with Williams syndrome illustrates the following:

  • Putting academic information into a musical form helps kids with special needs learn and remember the info better
  • You can take a familiar melody like Twinkle Twinkle, Brother John, or Row, Row, Row, Your Boat and substitute the words with academic info.
  • Humor can capture a child's attention and make learning fun and motivational

 

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To learn more about the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) go to http://www.pecsusa.com/

This Music Therapy video with a child with Angelman syndrome illustrates the following:

  • Using pictures of favorite songs and instruments can motivate a child with special needs to communicate
  • PECS is a progressive system and can be very effective when done right
  • Using musical instruments such as the cabassa can motivate a child to develop gross motor skills such as crossing mid-line
  • Using dramatic pauses during musical activities is a great way to prompt a child to respond

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This Music Therapy video answers the questions "What is Music Therapy?" and "How do I Find a Music Therapist?"

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It's Social Media Advocacy Month for Music Therapy!  Check out these great articles and resources below.

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Here are links for "How to Find a Music Therapist?"

Here is a great article about the unique qualifications of Music Therapists.  It is written by Judy Simpson, MT-BC, Director of Government Relations for the American Music Therapy Association. http://smwcmtc.blogspot.com/

Here is an insighjtful article about helping others understand what music therapy is. It is written by Dena Register, PhD, MT-BC Regulatory Affairs Advisor, Certification Board for Music Therapists http://amusictherapyblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/03/music-therapy-advocacy-2014/

 

 

 

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