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Telehealth – The New Frontier

Telehealth – The New Frontier

We're live!  Facebook Live, that is.  Since we can't be with our clients in person, we're doing our best to bring music therapy to you.  In addition to Facebook Live events, we're now offering Telehealth options for music therapy. This can take the form of...

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Old MacDonald – With a Twist!

Old MacDonald – With a Twist!

Old MacDonald is a classic!  In music therapy sessions, we use it to address many different goals.  Just a few include: Animal Identification Sound imitation or emerging vocalization Opportunity for choices Turn taking Fine motor skills - pointing The SoundTouch app...

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IT’S OK I’M HOME TODAY -Social Story and Song

IT’S OK I’M HOME TODAY -Social Story and Song

Having schools closed indefinitely can be can be especially challenging for children with Autism, emotional or behavioral issues and others in special education. Allyson Greenenwald, MT-BC, Neurologic Music Therapist and Elizabeth Kosek, OTD, OTR/L, created a social...

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Cover Your Cough Song

Cover Your Cough Song

There's a new way to cover coughs and sneezes that music therapists in special education have known about for years. It's not cool to sneeze or cough into your hand anymore..... the elbow is where it's at! The CDC recommends using a tissue, but if that's not...

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Beating Parkinson’s – One Note at a Time!

Beating Parkinson’s – One Note at a Time!

Many people are aware that Parkinson's Disease causes tremors or shaking and difficulty walking.  However, did you know that it also affects the voice, the ability to swallow and facial muscles?   As part of Rush Copley Memorial Hospital's Movement Disorder Program,...

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