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Connection Blog 

Sound Bite from Music Therapy

Nicole Patton

October 29, 2015

Did you know?

Music therapy can enhance your child's academics, listening, social interactions, motor coordination and language skills -- all in a non-threatening and highly motivating environment. Research has shown that music therapy can benefit memory, communication and social skills. It provides a way to tackle challenging or repetitive tasks through the use of music. Singing and rhythm offer a way to help articulate speech. Many of the children I work with here have a passion for music and a love for performance. The inherent rhythmic patterns in music can provide a timinig cue to help improve motor skills. Each month in Music Therapy, we focus on a theme and utilize different songs, instruments and activities to reinforce the theme. Social and academic skills are woven throughout the session. If you have an infant or a child up to six years old, join us in Danville on the first Saturday of theach month for a great time with your child!