Archive for the ‘Special Education’ Category

San Diego IEP Music Therapy Job 2017

The new school year is soon to bloom!  Help special learners soar, while becoming an IEP expert in our unique school-based position (don’t worry there’s on the job training too).  Join our close-knit, inspired team of Board Certified Music Therapists in sunny San Diego starting late August 2017.  Salaried and contractual positions are …

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California Music Therapy- Special Education IEP Law Update

It’s Official! Music therapy has been formally added as a related service to California special education law. While not all students in special education require music therapy, the new regulations will help provide clarification for parents and professionals who are considering music therapy as part of a student’s Individualized Education …

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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 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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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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Neurologic Music Therapy in Special Education

The Coast Music Therapy staff take a field trip from San Diego, California to Colorado State University for a 4-day training in Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT). Our team of board certified music therapists updated their knowledge on the latest brain-based music therapy treatment and research during this intensive 30-hour course. …

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What Are Music Therapy Goals?

View samples of music therapy goals for the special education setting. Music therapy goals for a student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) support skill development in areas such as communication, academic learning, daily living skills, motor functioning, social skills, behavior, and mental health. These are common goal areas of students with diagnoses …

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