Archive for the ‘Autism’ Category

The Songstream Project Represents in Utah with Reid Moriarty

Coast Music Therapy team member Talia Morales, who is also a co-founder of The Songstream Project recently traveled to Utah with local San Diego musician and songwriter, Reid Moriarty and his extraordinary mom and author of Autism Unplugged, Andrea Moriarty.  Andrea wrote this blog to share the empowering and inspiring …

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Student Composer Gives the Gift of Music Therapy

We are so proud of our longtime student Luke DeRoche for a recent donation he made to help a child in need benefit from music therapy.

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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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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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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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Cause for Applause Award Goes to Music Therapist Amy Kalas

Coast Music Therapy’s inaugural “Cause for Applause” award was created to recognize a changemaker, innovator, or pioneer helping support music therapy.   Amy Kalas, MM, MT-BC, board certified music therapist and director of Wholesome Harmonies, LLC is paving the way for new research in the area of music therapy and autism, …

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Autism Video Teaching Series with Miss Veronica

Tuned in to Learning launches a free music and movement video series to teach the concept of emotions. Learn with Miss Veronica what emotions are all about! Each of these visually compelling and entertaining two-minute video lessons target a different emotion and demonstrate each emotion verbally, through facial expression, body …

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