Music and Movement For Individuals With Special Needs

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I’m happy to announce that my post, Music and Movement for Children and Adults With Special Needs has been published over at The Firefly Community’s special needs blog!

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Thanks so much if you decide to check out my post on how participating in music and movement activities can benefit and improve the lives of people with special needs!

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Keep reading because you’ll find a sneak peak excerpt from my music and movement post down below!

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I began researching the benefits of music and movement for my own daughter whose physical condition had deteriorated after spending nearly twelve years unable to do much of anything because of her debilitating seizure disorder.

When she unexpectedly gained better seizure control, I wanted to help her build up her atrophied muscles and what better way to do that than through music and movement activities!

In my research, I discovered that music, movement, and creative self-expression can greatly enrich the lives of children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities in more ways than one!

Combining music with movement doesn’t just get the body moving!

It engages several areas of the brain and benefits people with disabilities in other great ways as well.
A recent study indicates that participating in musical experiences can have a favorable impact on speech and communication skills and in the social, emotional, behavioral, and motor development of children on the autism spectrum as well as children with other developmental disabilities (Srinivasan and Bhat, p.5, 15).

Please continue reading at Music and Movement for Children and Adults With Special Needs

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