Motor Goals with Resonator Bells

Motor Goals with Resonator Bells

This is our fourth and final blog post in this series! I hope that you have enjoyed learning with me. Here’s a list of the whole series: Part 1: Motor Uses of the Buffalo Drum, Ocean Drum, and Tambourine in Music Therapy Part 2: Using Guitar and String...
Body Percussion in Virtual Music Therapy

Body Percussion in Virtual Music Therapy

Body Percussion in Virtual Music Therapy by Jordan Tenpas, MT-BC One of my favorite parts of being a music therapist is playing instruments with my clients. I like thinking of creative ways instrument play can work towards our goals and getting to be creative with my...
Music and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Music and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Music and ADHD  by Madison Michel, MM, MT-BC Before we dive in to how individuals with ADHD can benefit from music, we need to discuss the definition and diagnostic criteria.  In order to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), 6 or more...
Sensory Processing Disorder: What the DSM Doesn’t Tell You

Sensory Processing Disorder: What the DSM Doesn’t Tell You

Sensory Processing Disorder: What the DSM Doesn’t Tell You by Sarah Bartholomew, Music Therapy Intern When you think of sensory processing, you might initially think of smelling perfumes and flowers, feeling a soft blanket, listening to traffic outside your...
Simple Adaptations for Music Education

Simple Adaptations for Music Education

Simple Adaptations for Music Education  by Miranda Rex, MA, MT-BC Many music therapists also teach music lessons – including the team at Heart and Harmony Music Therapy! Music therapists are especially well positioned to teach music students with disabilities,...