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Music Therapy

Rachel See, MA, MT-BC / Music Therapy

Yes or No

IEP goal area:  Language//Answering Yes or No questions.   As always, these videos are supplementary materials for the student to use at home or in the classroom in order to help the transfer of skills from the therapy session to other environments. Research shows that live music in music therapy sessions (with a board-certified music therapist) is the most effective approach.   Great handout on YES/NO questions from ASHA, here: Evaluating & Teaching Yes/No Responses Based on an Analysis of ...

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“Multiplying Chart”

One of the students on my music therapy caseload has an IEP goal related to multiplication tables and using the "multiply chart" as a reference point. Therefore, this song addresses the rules/how-to regarding the use of said chart (and what better way to work on multiplication than with a ukulele and a turned-up retro fuzz setting on the midi...

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Instruments, Tools, and Manipulatives used on 9/29/14

Here's the WHAT, HOW, and WHY for materials used in my music therapy sessions on 9/29/14: (CLICK THE PICTURE BELOW TO VIEW THE LINK WITH THE FULL DESCRIPTIONS)   [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_single_image image="11933" css_animation="bottom-to-top" img_size="full" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_target="_self" link=""][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Halloween music therapy intervention ideas

  Here are a few of my favorite and go-to fall/halloween-themed music therapy interventions:       For more ideas, check out this music therapy e-book:  ...

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More apps

    Well, it seems as though folks are REALLY wanting iPad app ideas for their sessions, so  I'm putting together a more comprehensive list. To see goals and HOW I use these apps, look, at my previous 2 posts: 1. 2. To see the list of apps I currently love and use:   ...

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