Tag Archives: developmental disabilities

Signing (and Singing) Throughout the Year

Last year, while looking for age appropriate reality orientation material to use with my adults of varying levels of ability, I decided to take a look at Rachel Rambach’s Listen & Learn website. It’s a wonderful resource for music therapists, … Continue reading

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Love in a Music Therapy Session

I found myself sitting at my desk last friday and thinking “wow, it’s already January 20th,” which was followed directly with “time to break out the Valentine’s Day songs.” While I have never been one for Valentine’s Day on a … Continue reading

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Fruit Shakers

Before I begin, let me make a sincere apology to my readers (if there are any left). It seems I fell off the face of the blogging planet during the latter part of this year. So sorry! I apparently didn’t … Continue reading

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Imagine That

I promised I’d post this months ago. Yet another battle lost with dedicating myself to something else. My apologies! If you remember, I wrote this previous blog entry about my father and his personal experience with music therapy. I mentioned … Continue reading

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I ♥ Shakers

A month or so ago, I found a large bag of plastic easter eggs for $1.00 at a garage sale. I bought them for the sole purpose of turning them into egg shakers to use for large groups (in therapy … Continue reading

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Instruments for Learning: Veggie Shakers

A new series of posts, inspired by my friend and colleague Rachelle Norman (see her “Tools of the Trade” series here). I plan to write posts on various instruments and tools I use in my music therapy practice to give … Continue reading

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Hop Into Spring!

I was so glad to have sunshine and warmth yesterday that I opened the windows and cleaned house. Here’s to spring! My allergies may make me pay for it later, but that’s a chance I decided to take. As the … Continue reading

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