Music Therapy in Action!
* Want to see music therapy in ACTION? Click on each link below to see sample goals and objectives, pictures, and videos from actual music therapy sessions! *
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.
Speech/Language Case Example
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.
Social/Emotional Case Example
Watch video to learn how targeted songs can be used to work on identification of emotions in self and others.
Academic Concept Case Example
Watch video to see how an original song plus videos can be used to teach the math concept of matching numeral and quantity.
“It’s Always More Fun”
Watch a video of DJ singing “It’s Always More Fun,” a song he wrote with his Kindergarten class about making new friends.
* Please note that written parental consent has been obtained for all children in the pictures and videos on this site *