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Music Therapy and Autism

In 1991, the first year of JB Music Therapy,  AUTISM was still spoken about as a rare, life long, institutionalized disorder. Autistic disorder is rare, occurring in fewer than five children per ten thousand births, but with few exceptions, it leads...

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Children Summer Camps

In 2003 a group of parents with special needs children looked at me intently, awaiting my reply to - “will you design a music based camp for our kids?” They referred to their children as having strong affinities to music...

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depression music therapy

Early one Thursday morning I was referred to a patient on the Mental Health Inpatient Unit at a local hospital.  As one would expect I went to the unit anticipating to work with someone coping with depression or psychosis.  What...

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