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The magic of music therapy comes from the little moments--the times when a child says her first word, a boy reaches out to play the guitar when nothing else could soothe him, or a man is able to express his inner turmoil by playing it out on the guitar.

Music Therapy is truly amazing, and here you can learn about those small but significant moments that we experience with our clients every day.

Music Therapy in Early Intervention: Case Study with a 2 Year old Boy with Seizures

In music therapy we were able to celebrate and maximize what this boy COULD do rather than focus on his disabilities. During music therapy he connected with his peers and showcased more of his true self. The director of an early intervention program approached me about adding an additional student to our music therapy group. The..

Music Therapy Case Example: 1 Year Old with Down Syndrome

Music Therapy plays a significant role in the development of children with special needs. Here’s how it helped “ignite” the brain of a little boy with Down syndrome. During a trial session a mother of a young boy with Down’s syndrome was skeptical about pursuing music therapy services. Having a background in special education, she..

Music Therapy Success Stories with Special Needs Children

Special needs children make significant gains with music therapy. Here are a few examples. In all honesty, “Music Therapy Success Stories” is a hard subject for a post–and not because the stories are hard to find. Quite the contrary, actually. There are thousands and thousands of touching stories of music therapy with special needs children that it’s..