Author Archives: ‘Coast Music Therapy’

Autism Awareness Month 2014 – Artists Living with Autism

It’s April and Autism Awareness Month 2014 is here. The question is often asked, “What can I do to help?” While promoting education and awareness are common answers, we’d like to invite you to make a personal connection with someone on the autism spectrum this month.  Just like all of …

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We Are Music Therapists – Music Therapy Advocacy Poster

January is music therapy advocacy month, with the theme “We are… Music Therapists!” In the realm of special education, with increasing focus on professional qualifications, it’s important that we, as music therapists, educate the community about our field and qualifications. To help with the cause, we’ve developed this free music …

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Music Speaks… Five Positive Music Quotes to Brighten Your Day

Need a little boost to help you keep whistling a happy tune? Here are five positive music quotes to put the beat in your feet and some inspiration to uplift your spirit.

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The SongStream Project Voices of Autism Podcast

Listen to the music and stories from the hearts of families affected by autism in the Voices of Autism show.  In partnership with Coast Music Therapy, The SongStream Project nonprofit recorded interview and songs from four incredible individuals with autism and their families.

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Music Therapy and Common Core State Standards

The majority of states in the U.S. have now adopted the Common Core State Standards as a basis for students’ knowledge. Because goals for students in special education typically align with general education standards, we’ll share how music therapy and Common Core State Standards relate.

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Our Summer 2013 Shining Star Student

Raymond, you’re a star!! Veronica May, MT-BC, music therapist to our wonderful student Raymond shares her accolades for all he has accomplished. 

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Autism Music Therapy Activities

An autism music therapy infographic with five simple ways to use music at home or school. Music is a great strength for so many children with autism! This full color illustrated tips page with autism music therapy activities can be printed or shared with teachers, speech therapists, music therapists, parents, …

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