Here is the next instalment of my series about research available which addresses the use of music and music therapy for babies and children. This is only a sampling of the research available.
Life With a Baby Preterm Symposium 2018, about using music in the NICU, and to support child development (especially brain development). Over the next few weeks, I am going to share some of the information that I compiled for this presentation. All journals referenced are peer-reviewed. This is only a sample of the research available. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.Back in November, I presented at the
Fetal and Neonatal DevelopmentNewborns preferred their mother’s voice to the voices of women who were strangers De Casper, A., and Fifer, W. (1980). Of human bonding: newborns prefer their mothers’ voices. Science,208, 1174–1176. [Read more…] about Research into music in fetal and neonatal development
Do you have a child who has speech delays or a speech disorder? Is your child non-verbal? It may surprise you to learn that a music therapist can help! As always, the precise goals and techniques used by a music therapist will vary depending on the needs of the child.