Tag Archives: in the news


I was happy to be able to spend time with music therapists Kat Fulton and Tim Ringgold tonight as they hosted a live Google hangout for music therapists as a way to launch their new project site, Empower U Academy. Kat and Tim shared ways … Continue reading

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Monday matters: Advocacy

January is Social Media Advocacy Month for music therapy. I am not an official participant in this project, but I do my part to advocate as I can. What do I do to advocate? Most importantly, I provide the best … Continue reading

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Annual conference of the American Music Therapy Association

The American Music Therapy Association will be having its annual conference, this year in Jacksonville, Florida, beginning November 21. Alas, I will not be in attendance; I have a two-month-old and some other business that is keeping me here, but I will … Continue reading

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Tuesday podcast share

I have been listening to WNYC’s “Radiolab” podcast for years now, and I always love their episodes that have to do with music. “The Septendecennial Sing-Along” is no exception. As a short description, I’ll say that the story is of … Continue reading

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In sadness

I am so sorry for the loss that the families and community of Newtown, Connecticut has experienced. I cannot imagine their pain. I had a session with a small group of elementary schoolers this morning. I didn’t know what to … 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 “Well”

In the New York Times Well section: Early Music Lessons Have Longtime Benefits

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“Special Ed”

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 … Continue reading

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“Boléro” in the morning

I have always had trouble listening to music unless it is for a specific reason. Sometimes that reason is for research, sometimes it’s to keep me at a certain pace while exercising, and of course sometimes it’s to change or … Continue reading

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Twice-exceptional and the DSM-V

I am so tired of being sick. I am not able to be as present as I’d like to be with my clients and students, nor do I have energy to spare. Man! In other news: The Diagnostic and Statistical … Continue reading

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