What is music therapy?

If Speech Therapists Help With Speech, Music Therapists Help With…Music?

Have you ever heard the term “music therapy” and wondered what it meant? Well, you’re not alone. The concept of music therapy can be tricky to grasp when you compare it to other mainstream therapies. Speech therapists help with all things speech. Physical therapists help with all things physical. Occupational therapy helps with all things occupational, or..

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Music Therapy Can Be Included as an Early Intervention Service

Music Therapy can be included as an Early Intervention Service under the IDEA Legislation. This means that your child can reap the benefits of music therapy during his or her time in Early Intervention. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) passed in 1986 supports states in providing identification of early intervention services for young children who..

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A Developmental “Boost”: Rationale for Music Therapy in Early Intervention

Children respond to music, plain and simple. What parents and providers may not know is that music therapy can play a significant role in early intervention to help a child reach his or her potential. Whether you have a child who is typically developing or has special needs, music plays a big role in development. Children respond to music naturally, without..

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