…in Music Therapy Advocacy A guest post from Lana Card, MT-BC of The George Center in Atlanta that offers stellar music therapy programs with a very creative staff.  Lana was one of the many stuck in their cars for 10+ hours during the recent ice storms in Atlanta.  In this post she transforms a very difficult experience into music therapy advocacy - not easy task and well done. A good read and worth a few minutes.

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Today is a turn-around day for the M3 Music Therapy Blog...I'm actually going to write one. Hopefully, you will see more postings in the future but I do want to wait until I have something worth saying...and today...I do. I titled this blog "Jumpin' for Joy" because that's how I'm feeling.  M3 Music Therapy has been up and running for over a year and a half.  More people in the area are becoming familiar with

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Every time I give a presentation or ask someone if they have heard of music therapy I am so grateful that the response is typically “yes.”  This is leagues ahead of the general public awareness 10 years ago. My followup question is “Do you know what music therapy is?”  That’s when I get the blank look, fewer hands are raised, or just the simple answer of “no.”  Personally, I love that answer as educating and

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Today I was doing research for materials for caregivers and the holidays and ‘rediscovered’ the article 8 Tips for a Great Holiday Season at the Alzheimer’s Reading Room, a website I highly recommend. The article is a sensitive and very helpful article on ways to decrease stress and increase meaningful moments with your loved one living with memory loss.

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...A website worth knowing ZeroToThree.org is a website you need to know about if you have anything to do with babies and toddlers - parent, teacher, grand-parent, caregiver, nanny. Their mission is “to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life.” At ZeroToThree they have a plethora of resources and a specific area for parents/caregivers. Take a few minutes and check out the brochure “Everyday ways to Support Your Baby’s and

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As a music therapist I am always interested in music that people listen to and why or rather how the music touches them. What better way to begin than sharing different pieces of music and how they have touched me in some way throughout my life. So I begin my blog adventure with a very personal look at the song Blue Moon; a portion of Bach’s St. John Passion and the passing of my father.

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…in Music Therapy Advocacy A guest post from Lana Card, MT-BC of The George Center in Atlanta that offers stellar music therapy programs with a very creative staff.  Lana was one of the many stuck in their cars for 10+ hours during the recent ice storms in Atlanta.  In this post she transforms a very difficult experience into music therapy advocacy – not easy task and well done. A good read and worth a few minutes.

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