20May
2015
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Rockin’ & Readin’ at the Library

  In last week’s blog post, I shared about the library programs we offer at the Miami-Dade County Library System ~ Rockin’ & Readin’ (a music therapy program that targets literacy skills) and Baby & Toddler Rock (both developmental music programs). I’m thrilled that we announced that we JUST received funding to expand and offer these programs at the Brockway […]

13May
2015
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Rockin’ Out at the Library

Does it seem interesting that a post about the library starts with the phrase “Rockin’ Out?” Typically you think about being very, very quiet in the library, but with the music therapy programs offered through Wholesome Harmonies, we are anything but quiet! For five years I’ve been facilitating music therapy programs at Miami-Dade Public Library System. […]

22Apr
2015
2

Advocacy on AmericaTeve

A few months ago (November to be exact!) I received a phone call from AmericaTeve, a Miami-based Spanish language news station. They were presenting a series on autism and wanted to close that series with a piece on autism and music therapy. They asked if they could come interview me and videotape me working with a client during a […]

01Apr
2015
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Favorite Resource…for Writing Children’s Songs

  For as long as I can remember, whenever someone’s asked for a resource when it comes to children’s music I’ve heard people recommend Laurie Berkner. To be really honest, I never paid much attention to it. First, because at the time I didn’t have a baby of my own. And second, because I write […]

10Mar
2015
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Session Ideas for St. Paddy’s Day

It’s March already?! I feel like I say that every month, but this month I really cannot believe it! Here at Wholesome Harmonies we are keeping busy! Allison’s schedule is filling up quickly with music therapy sessions and music lessons and we had a fantastic time co-facilitating music therapy sessions at Beyond the Spectrum Autism […]