Victor Trivett, 88, plays on his blue kazoo. The instrument is used to help regulate the breathing of people with Parkinsons. Trivett was a ballroom dancer and a disk jockey for over thrity years, which ended when he began to manifest the symptoms of Parkinson's disease over a year and a half ago. Now, his caretaker, Trudy Milone, 71, comes with him to music and dance therapy classess at the church. Cayla Nimmo // Photo Editor

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Music Therapy Songs

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Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: 7 DIY Music Instruments {Make Your Own Band} + Linky!

The Music Therapy Tree

Why Music Makes Our Brain Sing By ROBERT J. ZATORRE and VALORIE N. SALIMPOOR Published: June 7, 2013 The New York Times

Working with an 11 year old boy to help him discover what is underneath the behaviors that make him a targeting of bullying. (Permission granted to share this art)

Music Therapy and Autism infographic from The George Center #WestMusic #InspireMyClass- If only my insurance would cover this. I truly believe that it would help my son.

Music therapy helps kids in the classroom - good article

Half the page depicts one's outer self - what people see. The other half is a portrait of one's inner self. From

Music helps stroke recovery

Music Therapy in the news

Picture Books About Music for Kids

Picture books about music and instruments for kids. Books can be great as introduction, wrap-up, or time-filler activities.

Therapeutic Dream Catchers FREEBIE!! Great for art therapy, self regulation, behavior classrooms.... OR could use with Zones of Regulation!!

2013.06.28 - Music therapy helps cancer patients [video & article]

10 Revolutionary iPad Apps to Help with social/emotional identification - Shoot, another reason to get an ipad!

A testimonial for why playing the drums (drumming) helps people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

"Music therapy helps with depression in children and adolescents"