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
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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.
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 […]