Archive for the ‘Autism’ Category

Special Needs Handbell Adaptation

Amy Andrews, MT-BC, board certified music therapist shares a special needs handbell adaptation inspired by one of her students with autism. I found inspiration for adapting handbells from one of my 8 year-old students on the autism spectrum. This student is highly musical and his understanding of music theory is outstanding.  I presented …

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Meet Carson: December’s Shining Star Student

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 …

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