Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Down Under With Music Therapy and Down Syndrome

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When I was working as a music therapist in the school system, one of my favorite groups was the Early Childhood classroom. These little guys always seemed to be enjoying life and they always treated the music therapist like a rock star! I guess they were like music therapy groupies! 

The following story out of Australia reminded me about my favorite little guys and especially my little clients who had Down Syndrome. In my experience, it was a rare case that a little one with Down Syndrome did not respond to music in very positive ways. The news story has a nice audio track with pictures that shares a little of the success and joy going on down under:

Down Syndrome and Music Therapy

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