Archive for the ‘Autism’ Category

Free Song Download from Reid Moriarty with any June Purchase!

Receive the song “Shine” written by musician Reid Moriarty with any online purchase between June 1st to June 30th, 2014.  Start your day right with this catchy single that will inspire you to shine, whatever your ability.

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Autism Music Research – Pitch and Melodic Memory

Why is music such a unique tool for children with autism? In this blog we’ll review the results of a recent study relating to pitch discrimination and melodic memory in children with autism.

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Safety Song and QR Code iD System for Autism

Keeping our kids safe is a top priority for both parents and professionals. We’ve created the Safety Plan song that teaches students what to do if they get lost. In addition, we had an opportunity to interview Erin Wilson, devoted mom to a son with autism and Founder of QR Code iD. …

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New “Play It” Social Language Song

Teach students to communicate their needs through music! The Play It social language song from the Tuned in to Learning Let’s Talk download bundle provides multiple practice opportunities to say “I want more please.”

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Freebie Friday! Early Childhood Music Therapy Magazine

It’s rare to find 130 pages of free full color resources and up to date information at your fingertips, but editor-in-chief Petra Kern, Ph.D., MT-BC is providing the music therapy community with just that! You’ll find music therapy activity ideas for early intervention, parent tips, early childhood music therapy research, …

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Freebie Friday! Attention Grabbers for Kids in Special Education

Get your students back on track with these attention grabber chants. There are plenty of things to distract students at the beginning of the school year…new faces, a new schedule, and all the excitement that comes along with it. This free printable PDF with four attention grabbers for kids is …

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Rhythm, Movement and Autism

A recent March 2013 article published in the journal “Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience” reviews research related to movement and autism and proposes a rationale for how rhythmic input can improve sensorimotor functioning and overall growth in areas such as cognition, behavior, social skills, and communication.

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