September 2019 marks the 4th birthday of Sound Expression’s clinic at North Ryde. So I decided to reflect and look back at our Youtube videos, our website news, our Facebook and Instagram posts – I can’t help but smile and feel rather proud of what we have achieved over those 4 years. One of the […]
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This month Sound Expression was featured in our local newspaper ‘The Weekly Times’ promoting the thriving business hub on Avon Road North Ryde, along with 3 of our neighbouring businesses.
Awesome news! We have been nominated as a Finalist for “Outstanding Specialised Business” for the Northern District Local Business Awards.
We’d like to introduce you to our music therapy groups – we have a number of them and this one is run on Saturdays and comprises children aged around 6 to 8 years old. This group targets play and social skills – so important in any child’s development. We work on goals such as: regulation […]
Books & bells are an awesome way to address various areas of need. 1. Serve as a visual anchor for clients who move around a lot 2. Address inhibitory control and ability to initiate 3. Work on sustained and alternating attention 4. Encourage vocalisation/verbalisation/singing
As well as following us on Facebook, you can now also follow us on Instagram for updates within our community, musical tips and resources and all things music therapy! @soundexpressionaus
Three years ago we opened our clinic at North Ryde with three music therapy rooms. The rooms filled quite quickly with children and adults accessing music therapy and music lessons. We are very excited to announce that we are now onto the next stage of our journey: we have taken over the premises next door […]
Some outstanding songwriting from Sacha, one of our young clients! Ably assisted by our music therapist Pete McDonald, the song was created over several weeks. Discussions were had around an activity in Sacha’s week that he enjoys, the things that happen at it and how it makes him feel. With some improvised guitar accompaniment, Sacha […]
We are delighted to present video highlights of our “Connecting Abilities Through Music” project! It was a huge success with several of our children making the journey from picking songs, rehearsing with other musicians and then performing them beautifully for their family and friends. We have managed to edit the video down to a few […]
Meet Em! Em has Cerebral Palsy and Cortical Vision Impairment. Thanks to an incredibly generous anonymous donor, Em is able to access music therapy with us. She works very hard to integrate all her sensory systems. We hope you enjoy watching Em’s awesome achievements in music therapy.