music therapy

Benefits of Music Therapy for Children on the Autism Spectrum

By |2019-10-30T11:25:58-05:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Kids|Tags: , , |

The Language of Music Music is a great therapeutic tool for people with different abilities and ages, more so for children with autism. Medical experts have shown its calming effects and how its helped autistic kids integrate into society. A study done in 2004 by the Journal of Music Therapy showed that ASD [...]

Music Therapy Q&A, An Expert Weighs In

By |2017-03-20T12:02:26-05:00February 28th, 2017|Categories: Education, Kids|Tags: , , |

Ask Tamara. Your Questions Answered... You may never have thought of music therapy as a therapeutic learning tool for your child.  Maybe it's something you've been curious about but haven't pursued, or you maybe you've never heard of it. Well, look no further!  We asked Tamara Leszner-Rovet, an experienced and skilled music therapist, about the benefits [...]

How Music Therapy Helped My Son Niam Speak

By |2017-01-11T10:38:17-05:00May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Kids, Parenting|Tags: , |

From my own experience, I can say without a doubt, music therapy has helped Niam manage stress, enhance his memory, improve his communication and help his social development. Niam is a 13 year old boy with autism, minimal speech and comprehension, who can be described as an artist, a autism model, movie junkie, [...]