Developmental Disabilities

Episode 220: Parent Support Group – What’s going right?

Tweet A long overdue episode of Parent Support group is finally here! Amy Zuniga, mother of two and a parenting support professional, joins me, Janice Lindstrom, mother of one and music therapist, to talk about what our families have been dealing with this month and the things we have been worried about as parents that […]

Episode 208: Mommy Support Show

Tweet Amy Zuniga is a mom of a 2 year old and a 4 year old. She leads the Mommy Mixers at Texas Health Presbyterian in Dallas (Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am). She has a counseling degree and teaches many of the new mom classes at the hospital. I am a mom of a […]

The Walking Song

Tweet When my child started walking, of course I was thrilled! But I was also nervous about how he would handle parking lots and safety. He also gets too heavy for me to carry sometimes. So one day at Mommy Mixer, I let him walk from the car to the building. This parking lot is […]

Need SEMTAP Help?

Tweet SEMTAP is the Special Education Music Therapy Assessment Process published by Prelude Music Therapy. I’ve completed several music therapy eligibility assessments in several public school districts across North Texas. I would love to share my expertise with you. You can contact me for a 1 hour coaching call where I’ll share all my SEMTAP […]

Music for Special Kids

Tweet Pamela Ott is my guest. Pamela is a Musician, Mother, Board Certified Music Therapist and believer in music’s ability to encourage, enhance and assist in a child’s development. Since Music Therapy is out of the reach of many children that could truly benefit from it and music programs have been reduced due to budget […]

Use Music to Help Your Child Develop Skills

Tweet Children with developmental or neurological disorders have many challenges to overcome, but can still learn new skills. It is important that we check our assumptions about what someone is capable of, because they may exceed our expectations, given the opportunity.

Music Therapy and Autism

Tweet Autism is a spectrum disorder that affects individuals differently and in a variety of ways. Typically, people with autism have a lack of or delay in spoken language, repetitive motor or language behaviors, little or no eye contact, lack of interest in socializing, inability to make-believe, and fixation on parts of objects. People with […]