Archive for February 2013

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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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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