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.
Our “Connecting Abilities Through Music” concert was a huge success! Fantastic performances from the children, supported by an audience of family and friends. There were so many highlights! Thank you to our families, musicians, volunteers and of course the children who performed.
LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER MUSICIANS to assist in mentoring children and adults with disability Passionate about helping your community through your music? We are seeking local volunteer musicians who can assist us in building an inclusive musical community for the children and adults with disability who attend music therapy and music lessons at our clinic in […]
You may have met Dre in our earlier Awesome Achievement series. Dre is a young boy with autism. He loves his music but finds it difficult to control his impulses. Dre has come ahead in leaps and bounds! A much more regulated child, Dre is now working on his social and engagement skills. Here’s what […]
It’s our 2nd birthday!!! We’ve certainly been very busy – we started in late September 2015 with one music therapist, a new clinic and no client base. Two years on, we are now assisting 100 clients on a weekly basis! Our team has grown to 4 music therapists, an office administrator and several music therapy […]
This article was originally published in mycarespace and it has been reproduced with permission from the author Nicole Gamerov. Michael Harrison is stepping in for his wife Sarah today. Together they have 3 boys: Rylan aged 10 years, Eamon aged 4 and Darcy aged 3. All the boys are on the autism spectrum and each of […]
How do MUSIC THERAPISTS use music to develop COMMUNICATION SKILLS in children? This video gives you an insight into how music therapists utilise musical interventions to achieve developmental goals.