From all of us at Coast Music Therapy, Carson you are a shining star!

We appreciate your confidence, kindness, sense of humor, and natural ability to “feel” the music. We like that you aren’t afraid to show your improvisational skills and make Miss Veronica laugh out loud! We look forward to watching you continue to grow as a musician.

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SpongeBob SquarePants meets his match!  

That’s right, leave it to Vincent to find a way to creatively work his favorite TV shows into his recording sessions. Vincent has been a well-loved part of Coast Music Therapy for over 4 years now.  Betsy Hartman, his music therapist describes Vincent as determined, focused and genuine.

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Music can bridge the gap between children with and without disabilities.

Music is universal, spanning all cultures, ages, and abilities. We’ve seen incredible things happen with music therapy for inclusion settings when music is used to facilitate social interaction and understanding between students at differing ability levels.

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SPOOKY….. SCARY…. SIMPLE!  

Check out these simple educational Halloween rhymes for kids you can chant, sing, or rap along with.  Each rhyme helps with a different learning goal area including prepositions, skip counting, attributes, pretend play, and speech production.

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Need a Halloween party playlist?

We’re bringing you some Halloween music for kids and families to mash to this Tuesday! This Halloween playlist including nine songs was hand-picked by the Coast Music Therapy to get you shaking rattling and rolling.

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Song Story Halloween Book List for Children with Autism and other Special Needs

What better time to turn your screech into a song than Halloween? These Halloween song story books for children with autism and other special needs help you create some musical mayhem as you get into the spooky spirit. 

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It’s that time of the Year Again!

Parents crave it, and some students hate it.  Here are some musical listening must-haves to make going back to school enjoyable for you and your children.  Whether you’re a parent or teacher, or therapist, keep calm and carry on with these back to school music ideas for the classroom.

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