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Cookies!

Wow… I have have been missing in action in the blogging world! Juggling motherhood & working has been busy! I wanted to pop in and say HI! and share a new song I wrote to promote early lip sounds. I had a speech path ask for a motivating song to get those lips moving. What’s […]

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Lullabies

Individuals are always encouraged by music therapists to sing to their children. It can be hard though, trying to remember songs from the past and all their words. Even recalling a song can be difficult when you haven’t been in the world of children’s music for decades. Lullabies are such a natural way to bond […]

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What is Music Therapy?

Although my family, friends and community are extremely supportive of music therapy many of them still stop to ask, “so…what is music therapy?” According to the Canadian Association for Music Therapy they define music therapy as: …the skillful use of music and musical elements by an accredited music therapist to promote, maintain, and restore mental, […]

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Are You Pinning?

  The website, Pinterest seems to be all the rage at the moment even if you don’t have a smart phone to enjoy it’s easy to use app. So what is pinning anyways? Pinterest is a website that allows you to create a virtual cork board by “pinning” websites and ideas. Just think how much […]

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CLEAR Music Therapy Newsletter Vol 1. Issue 1.

  The first CLEAR Music Therapy Newsletter issue is out! If you want to be apart of the mailing list please leave a comment with your email address or contact me at julie@clearmusictherapy.com!

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Orange Pumpkin

  During the Halloween season the colours orange and black are everywhere! The song below emphasizes the colour orange but can easily be adapted to any other colour. For this intervention you will need either a collage of different coloured items (tip! google search images “orange items”, “black items”, “red items”, etc!) ¬†or actual tangible […]

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The Owl in the tree says, “who, who who?”.

Working with children and grammar can be tricky. It can be difficult to go back to the basics, especially when it is in your native tongue. It seems that grammar is just instilled in us as we acquire language, but what happens if we do not acquire these skills in the beginning? What if the […]

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