Music therapy in end of life care brings a range of benefits from reduced anxiety to increased feelings of closeness and spiritual support. Much research on the topic has surfaced in the past two decades. Here are some of the highlights. Examples of Research in Music Therapy in End of Life Care Hilliard, RE (2003)…
Bringing your child to an early childhood music class is like opening a door to a new world of opportunity not only for your child, but also for you as a parent. We are all growing together as parents and children, and shared experiences like the ones found in parent-child music classes can have a..
Whether you have a stellar voice or not, your child wants you to sing! Learn more about using music at home with your children in early childhood. If there is one thing I cannot emphasize enough about using music at home in early childhood it’s this–you don’t need to be musical! Many parents hesitate to sing with their..
Many parents know that it’s important to sing with their baby, but sometimes you just get stuck and don’t know what to sing. Here are some early childhood songs that I love to sing with my 8 month old. Singing is a fantastic way to not only bond with your baby, but to help them..
We were recently featured on KSL and in the Deseret News for our work with students at the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind. Music Therapy is so powerful in special education–here’s why. Click here for the Original Article in the Deseret News Click here for the KSL Story Photo credit to Ravell Call, Deseret News..
We were recently featured on KSL’s Studio 5 talking about “6 Ways Parents Can Use Music In Early Childhood“. Check out the clip below! You probably don’t give a second thought to that tune you sing to your toddler in the car or the lullaby that puts your baby to sleep. But music can have..
Music in Early Childhood is a pretty big deal. From increased bonding to improved communication to building pre-literacy skills, it has an impact on all areas of life. Here are 6 ways parents can use music during this wonderful time of life! #1 Sing Singing is probably the most natural way to interact musically with..
Using music at home is more important than most parents realize. Here are 7 reasons why parents should use music with their children. Parent-child interactions are directly related to children’s language, cognitive, and social-communicative development. The way parents respond to their child’s needs and signals with sensitivity, warmth, and acceptance directly affect’s their child’s feelings of..
One of the key elements of early intervention services is empowering parents with skills to help their child at home. Music should be one of those skills! One of the benefits of utilizing music therapy in early intervention is that the parents can gain practical ideas on how to use music in the home. Using music consistently and..
Early Intervention programs can contract with a music therapist and bring in their services when a child may benefit. These referrals can be for individual music therapy or community parent child music therapy groups. Individual Music Therapy An Early Intervention program can contract with a music therapist or hire one on staff to provide music..