21Feb
2017
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Why I Use a Keyboard (not a piano!) For Adapted Lessons

In addition to offering music therapy, another service we provide at Wholesome Harmonies is adapted music lessons. Whereas in music therapy our goal is something non-musical (like increasing attention or improving articulation), with adapted music lessons our goal is musical – for students to acquire skills to learn an instrument. The benefits of having a board […]

20Jan
2016
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Intimidated by Using Improv as a Music Therapy Intervention? Try This.

I’ll admit firsthand that I’ve been a little hesitant to incorporate improvisation into my sessions. I never knew quite where to start or how to musically support my clients. Also, my clients (who are mostly on the autism spectrum) need a lot of structure, so I didn’t know how they would handle the “musical freedom,” […]