Tag Archives: early intervention

Intergenerational group

I have the privilege of being a part of an intergenerational music group that meets on a weekly basis in St. Paul. Specifically, my son is the group member, but my husband and I get to be there, too. I … Continue reading

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Monday matters: Consistency

As much as I enjoy and appreciate themes, I’ve never been one to work inside them. This being said, the “Monday matters” posts are an attempt to focus myself on a topic throughout my working week. Finding consistency clinically I’ve … Continue reading

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Child Development Club

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 … Continue reading

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And it’s winter

Yesterday, we here in the Minneapolis and St. Paul areas experienced snowfall for about 24 hours, amounting in 15 inches or so in my neighborhood. This is a shot out the front door. Luckily, even though I schedule myself rather … Continue reading

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Ted Talks on autism

I love Ted Talks, as I’m sure most of everyone else does, too. This is a great Talk on autism.

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In double-sickness

And I’m sick. Over the past two weeks, this cough I’d developed turned itself into bronchitis and I woke up Monday with a painful sinus infection. Two unrelated problems, that hit me at the same time. Luckily, I have some … Continue reading

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Subway flash mob

I feel rather distant from a number of things lately, but this is because we are so busy getting together the rest of our wedding planning. Obviously I haven’t been writing daily; but I’ve been working daily. Last week’s UPS included: … Continue reading

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An Article Weekly: “Possible Effects of Music Therapy on the Building Blocks of Communication”

On Mondays, I will be writing up a short, non-academic review of an article I’ve found interesting. These articles will be taken from music therapy literature.  Tonight, I’m writing about another article I found in imagine.  I presented to a … Continue reading

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An Article Weekly: “Research Snapshots 2011: Music and Early Childhood Development”

On Mondays, I will be writing up a short, non-academic review of an article I’ve found interesting. These articles will be taken from music therapy literature.  Today I read a piece by Blythe LaGasse, Ph.D., MT-BC, Assistant Professor of Music … Continue reading

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Experience: Play It Loudly

Play It Loudly, Play It Quietly I’ve been working in early intervention all over the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro for about six weeks now. I’ve come up with this music experience that has worked well for toddlers, pre-schoolers, and has worked … Continue reading

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