children’s resources

If You’re On a Tight Budget, Purchase THIS Item For Your Sessions

I recently had to move all my instruments and materials from the therapy center where I’ve worked for three years and move it back home. The therapy center was closing its doors and my materials needed a new home. This move allowed me to take inventory of everything I own and reminded me of a [...]

If You’re On a Tight Budget, Purchase THIS Item For Your Sessions2016-10-05T00:41:43+00:00

Get Ready to Sing Your Heart Out!

We have a *newly updated* Songs for Kids web page! There you'll find a variety of my original songs that that can be used in your music therapy sessions or music classes! The songs address a variety of goals and fall under the following domains: Academic, Communication, Move & Groove, Social Skills, and Sense-ational. When you visit the page, [...]

Get Ready to Sing Your Heart Out!2015-04-07T21:40:01+00:00

Favorite Resources for Addressing…Occupational Therapy Goals

In my group and individual music therapy sessions at UCP I have the opportunity to co-treat with amazing occupational therapists. We discuss often how their occupational therapy (OT) goals and objectives can be addressed during my sessions. Because of the increasing number of children we see on the autism spectrum, sensory integration and sensory processing disorder [...]

Favorite Resources for Addressing…Occupational Therapy Goals2011-08-13T19:19:26+00:00

Target Dollar Section = Hidden Goldmine

I have been SO excited to write this blog post! A few weeks ago, I took a trip to Target and as always came face to face with the Dollar Section. This is extremely well planned out on Target's part, because before you can get to any other section of the store, you must pass [...]

Target Dollar Section = Hidden Goldmine2011-07-27T20:47:50+00:00

Favorite Resources for Addressing…Academic Concepts

I love being a music therapist for children with special needs. One of the main reasons is that I have the opportunity to create fun, educationally relevant songs and interventions. The administrators and teachers at UCP love that I am able to support the curriculum by creating songs that target specific academic concepts and are catchy and easy to memorize. I've [...]

Favorite Resources for Addressing…Academic Concepts2016-03-02T19:18:59+00:00