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“Does music therapy work for children with autism?”: Evidence-Based Practice, Research, and More.

The majority of children I treat as a music therapist have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Children diagnosed with ASD often require additional therapeutic support to strengthen their communication, motor coordination, cognition, academic, and social-emotional skills. People often ask me, “does music therapy work for children with autism?” To which I explain that music therapy is […]

“Will My Child Succeed in Music Therapy?”: Celebrating Success by Measuring Growth

Everything goes back to the way we define “success.” As a parent, what does “success” for your child mean to you? Each child is unique. Each child is walking, rolling, staring, smiling, or singing their way throughout his or her own individual journey. Since each child faces his or her own path, success cannot be […]

Preparing to Parent: What You Should Know about Songs for Soothing Babies

Imagine. You’re sleeping deeply. It’s the middle of the night. Suddenly, you hear a soft cry. The cry is soft but persistent. You get out of bed, walk over to the crib, and pick up your baby. The crying stops for a moment and then continues. Knowing that your baby’s bodily needs have been met, […]