Wednesday, December 7, 2011

USA Today Highlights Music Therapy

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USA Today story: 

Music therapy has been in the news a lot lately with interest from Ben Folds and success stories like Representative Gabby Gifford's recovery.  Many of the news stories have been of very high quality and quite informative to readers unfamiliar with music therapy.  

You will find that this USA Today article is good about explaining some of the mechanisms of how music works to help in therapy and healing.  I really like it when non-music therapists start keying in on how music makes sense!  You can read the entire story through the link above, but here is a video they included about Representative Giffords:

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