The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does To Our Brains
You’re probably listening to music in your headphones at work right now. Whether you are powering through your to-do list or brainstorming creative ideas, here is how the tunes you are playing affect how your brain works.
your brain stem has several reflexes called ‘primitive’ or ‘neonatal’ reflexes. They help you to grow properly and safely. due to birth trauma or developmental restrictions these reflexes might remain dominant. This means that your nervous system will automatically react inappropriately and undesirably in certain situations. This will adversely affect your development, learning and behaviour. This is a Retained Neonatal Reflex.
Music Makes Kids Hungry For Learning (And Reading!)
(As we close out “Music In Our Schools” month we’d like to share this very special guest post by our partners at Kindermusik. We hope after reading this you’ll be inspired to check out some of the GREAT books and videos on our new “Music Mountain” island in the Reading Rainbow App! If you haven’t gotten hooked on it already, that is…) At Kindermusik, we like to say that music and reading go together like milk and cookies or like peanut butter and jelly. Think about it. How many of us learned…
Free Music Therapy Special Education and Autism Resources
Music therapy special education and autism tips and freebies for teachers, music therapists, parents, speech therapists, music teachers, autism specialists.
New Medical Device Helps Premature Babies One Lullaby at a Time
Florida State University announces the availability of a new medical device that uses musical lullabies to help premature babies overcome one of their greatest growth hurdles.
Music Therapy: Non-verbal Children with Speech and Language Delay
Music Therapy: Study Says Music Key for Non-Verbal Children and Children with Speech and Language Delays | ilslearningcorner.com
Tips for Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs
This post comes to us from TakeLessons teacher Valerie B. in Wilmington, Delaware. Valerie teaches piano and singing lessons and has worked with children of all ages and skill levels, including students with special needs and disabilities through a Delaware state agency called VSA. Below, she shares some of her best tips for helping these […]
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Music & Development: Musical ways to engage developmentally disabled children | WonderBaby.org
Learn what Music Therapy is, why it's an important part of your special needs child's arsenal of services, and how you can enhance your child's life at home by including more musical activities.
INFOGRAPHIC: Music Therapy and Premature Infants
MUSIC. HEALTHCARE. PERFECT HARMONY. AT THE GEORGE CENTER, WE’RE USING MUSIC TO ADDRESS CLINICAL, THERAPEUTIC GOALS FOR INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS THROUGHOUT METRO ATLANTA.
Music Therapy May Help Children with Autism
By Marcela De Vivo, mother of a child with a severe disability and freelance writer who works with Oltarsh law firms. She writes on immigration law, health and special education law and inclusion.…