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

2016-10-05T00:41:43+00:00October 5th, 2016|

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 [...]

Get Ready to Sing Your Heart Out!

2015-04-07T21:40:01+00:00June 6th, 2012|

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, [...]

Favorite Resources for Addressing…Occupational Therapy Goals

2011-08-13T19:19:26+00:00August 13th, 2011|

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 [...]

Target Dollar Section = Hidden Goldmine

2011-07-27T20:47:50+00:00July 27th, 2011|

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 [...]

Favorite Resources for Addressing…Academic Concepts

2016-03-02T19:18:59+00:00July 23rd, 2011|

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 [...]

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