Archive for the ‘Special Education’ Category

California Music Therapists Need Your Help!

A simple email from you can make a difference for the future of music therapy in special education. Whether you are one of the many California music therapists, a special education provider, teacher, psychologist, social worker, doctor, behavior therapist, parent, grandparent, or just a public citizen who is a supporter …

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Ask the Director: Music Therapy in Special Education

What are the legal differences between private music therapy and music therapy as an IEP-based service? Coast Music Therapy Director, Michelle Lazar, MA, MT-BC (Autism Specialist & Music Therapist) answers frequently asked questions regarding music therapy in special education versus music therapy provided in an after-school or clinic-based setting.

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Special Education Band and Orchestra Inclusion Tips

Learn ways to make music class accessible for students with autism and other special needs with these special education band and orchestra inclusion adaptations. Music shouldn’t be ruled out as a general education class for special learners. Help out your school music teachers by sharing this article on music inclusion …

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San Diego Special Education Music Workshop

Expand your use of music in the preschool and elementary school setting with our “It’s a Snap” San Diego special education music workshop.  Are you a special education provider looking to add some new strategies to your classroom music tool kit? This workshop targets simple and effective ways to enhance preschool and …

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Music Therapy for Inclusion Settings

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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Back to School Music Ideas for the Classroom

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 …

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