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
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.
Working with your SLP as a member of the teamYour music therapist can work with your SLP to ensure that goals are complementary. In some cases, music therapists and SLP’s can provide joint sessions [Read more…] about How music therapists can help children with communication
Read about how music encourages brain development in young children. Here are some ideas of ways you can work with music at home to encourage healthy development.Maybe you have a reason to put an extra emphasis on development for your child (such as premature birth), or maybe you just want to get them started on the right foot. Either way, music can be helpful.