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What is Music?

A few weeks ago, I created a series of posts on Facebook that described what music can be within the context of music therapy. I've gathered those posts here in my very first blog post! Of course, I was not able to cover all of the things that music is, so if you can think...
September 30, 2019
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Canada’s most autism-friendly town

A town in Newfoundland and Labrador has been recognized as autism-friendly. Hotels offer sensory rooms, and adapted rooms and menus.  Counsellors in sports' programs have specialized training to work with children on the spectrum. First responders have "Autism and Safety" kits with them in all emergency situations. Store clerks and restaurant waiters take the time...
September 14, 2019
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Music Therapy in a School Setting

Did you know that many music therapists work in a school setting? In this case, the therapist works with teachers, parents, special educators, guidance counsellors, and any other members of the student's Individualized Education Plan team to provide the student with the best opportunity for learning and personal growth.  The music therapist provides a unique...
September 13, 2019
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Happy September

Happy Monday everyone! September is on its way and that means change is afoot. The weather will start to change, the trees will start to change… and children are starting school! The start of a school year is a great time to try something new for your child. Maybe they’re feeling anxious about going back...
August 26, 2019
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What is Music Therapy?

Many people hear about music therapy and wonder what it is and how it works.  The Canadian Music Therapy fund created this short video to give an overview of what music therapy is and how music therapists see musical activity differently.
August 23, 2019
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