24May
2017
0

The Second-Most Versatile Instrument In My Bag

Rhythm sticks are quickly becoming my favorite instrument. Why? They’re incredibly versatile (just like this instrument is!), They’re appropriate for a wide range of ages, They can be used to address goals in a variety of domains, And, they’re multi sensory. The multisensory component is my favorite part because the majority of the individuals I […]

18Apr
2017
0

Two Piggyback Songs to Promote Language Development

Some of my favorite services to offer are developmental music classes for babies and their caregivers. I just love the developmental stage when babies are reaching milestones in different areas. (My little one is 5 1/2 months so we are knee deep in this stage!) Wholesome Harmonies provides developmental music classes for babies at the Brockway Memorial Library and at […]

05Apr
2017
2

Enliven Your Instrument Activities With This Technique

I’ve been working at Children’s Resources Educational Center since August of last year and am loving my time there. I have the opportunity to work with a wonderful group of students. One of my favorite classes at Children’s Resources is for children with severe/profound intellectual disability and physical disabilities. Many of the students in the class […]

21Feb
2017
0

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 […]

Page 4 of 32