For most of us, music is the soundtrack to our lives. It makes that traffic jam we’re stuck in that much less frustrating. It either makes us tap our feet, or dance without a care of who could be watching. It makes us want to sing the lyrics at the top of our lungs (maybe […]
Gratitude is not an easy thing.
Sometimes, we toss the word grateful around without really reflecting on it’s meaning. We use it to only refer to the exceptionally good things in our lives. We use it when something out of the ordinary happens. We use it when we get saved from messing up
To me, the second […]
Music therapists use many strategies and interventions that focus on numerous goals and objectives that fall under various domains such as language and communication, motor skills and coordination, social skills, and cognition. Music therapists are also extensively trained in managing specific behaviors when providing treatment. Often times family members and teachers that we work with […]
Parents in the greater Columbia area may not be aware that music therapy is a provided service for students via their local school system’s special education department.
This is wonderful news to many parents; however, adding additional services to your child’s IEP requires some footwork.
Below you will find a step-by-step process for adding music therapy to […]
At the end of each year, I’ve been in the habit of outlining the year past and my hopes and expectations for the coming year. This year’s post will be no different, but for the sake of brevity (because let’s face it, it’s New Year’s Eve!), I’ll be taking the columns and bullet points route!
When is the time to try “music therapy”? Whether you’ve heard about it online or through word of mouth, read about it, or know someone who practices music therapy, you may have wondered when it is appropriate to consult a music therapist. To help answer this question, I’ve identified several cases when consulting a music […]
The past few days have been tumultuous to say the least. Our beautiful city of Columbia had taken day after day of endless rain that finally culminated in the past few days of record setting rainfalls. These rainfalls triggered catastrophic flooding in many areas. Dams broken, homes destroyed, roads washed out, power lost, and water […]
You wouldn’t think to ask your physical therapist, speech therapist, or occupational therapist: “Are you certified?”, “Have you maintained certification through your national and state association?”, or “Can I see a copy of your resume?” etc. You assume that the professional you are seeking services from is qualified and competent in their line of work. […]
Did you hear? The Key Changes team had the wonderful opportunity to be guests on “Take Point!” radio show on 95.9 to discuss music therapy and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). We were able to cover topics such as the following: (1) how music therapy works; (2) a hypothetical case study example; (3) potential […]
The time has come. Fall schedules are being solidified. The group room is clean. Camps are over.
Between A Bug’s Life, Color Prekinders, Tell Me S’more, and Classically Us! we have been busy!
But we wouldn’t trade it for the world. That is why we need your help to make our group offerings even better!