I just came across this informative article written by the New York Times in April about music therapy with premature infants called “Live Music’s Charms, Soothing Premature Hearts.” Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City led the research, conducted in 11 hospitals, which found that live music can be beneficial to premature babies. “The […]
I want to apologize for not writing the last few months. I had a wedding to plan! I’m now the wife to a wonderful man who inspires me each and every day to be the best wife, music therapist, teacher, and Godly woman I can be. It was such a fun day and everything was […]
Last night I attended the Autism Society of Middle Tennessee’s summer opportunities fair. I loved meeting new families and networking with other professionals in the field. Thank you ASMT for all of the hard work you do for the Nashville community. I’ll look forward to next year’s event!
It’s getting to be that time of year where I get to sing all of my snow and winter weather songs. A favorite of the kids I work with involves penguins. We love waddling around like penguins and trying to make their unique sounds. One game I created teaches the children how an Emperor […]
I found a disheartening story today from NPR news about music in the city of Timbuktu that was published on 1/8/13. I never knew this place actually existed since phrases like “from here to Timbuktu” and “as far away as Timbuktu” are so prevalent in society today. Timbuktu is a town in the West African nation of Mali […]