Music Therapy in Action!
* Click on each link below to see sample goals and objectives, pictures, and videos from actual music therapy sessions! *
Sensory Integration Case Examples
Watch video to see how sensory integration techniques can be incorporated into music therapy sessions, especially for children with autism.
Academic Concept Case Examples
Watch video of how IEP goals can be addressed during music therapy in a way that’s motivating and fun.
Speech/Language Case Examples
Watch video to learn how speech therapy goals can be incorporated into a music therapy session.
Sensory Case Example
Watch video to see how musical instruments with unique textures can provide tactile stimulation to children with severe and profound intellectual disability.
Social/Emotional Case Example
Watch video to learn how targeted songs can be used to work on identification of emotions in self and others.
Songwriting Case Example
Watch a video of DJ singing “It’s Always More Fun,” a song he wrote with his Kindergarten class about making new friends.
Motor/Physical Case Example
Learn how Therapeutic Instrumental Music Playing using the tambourine and drum can help improve gross motor skills.
Adapted Lessons Case Example
See how piano lessons using color-coded notation can be used to help children learn colors, increase sustained attention AND learn to play the piano.
* Please note that written parental consent has been obtained for all the pictures and videos on this site *