Happy new year! We’ve been traveling in the Midwest and in New York City over the past couple of weeks. This is our first full week back at work. There really is comfort in routine. I am taking this opportunity to guide you to a new website to which I am a contributing blogger. The [...]
Thank you to Macalaster College for having me present during Wellness Wednesdays. I enjoyed the group and look forward to answering any further questions.
I do have a fantastic love for podcasts. One that has always been playing through my speakers is “This American Life.” I imagine you’ve heard it. A few weeks ago, the podcast rebroadcast the below episode called “Special Ed.” Take a listen.
I am sorry to be missing the American Music Therapy Association National Conference this year, but alas, I simply will not be there. *** Here in Minneapolis, though, I have been reading up (however briefly) on some information I’ve been given. On Monday, one of my co-workers at the care center brought in an article [...]
A few months ago, the care center where I work decided to trial mneme therapy. Mneme therapy “uses everyday pleasurable experiences such as singing, movement, story-telling and painting in a unique combination to stimulate sustained attentive focus(SAF)” (Source). Since then, my care center has hired a mneme therapist to come once a month and see [...]