Tag: Autism

I Need To Be Clean

I Need To Be Clean

Bathroom song!

This project is the result of a parent request. A middle school boy with autism understands the basic procedures involved with using the bathroom, but could use some improvement with cleanliness. Issues shared by the parents included:
1. missing the toilet while urinating
2. not wiping thoroughly
3…….


Scream and Shout

Scream and Shout

Music Therapy sensory break video & song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Client will take a sensory break in order to exhibit “ready to learn” behavior.
Domains: Sensory, Behavior

This project was a collaboration between myself and an extraordinary teacher at Special School District of St. Louis County. Her……


Autism Awareness Day At The Firehouse – Monarch

Autism Awareness Day At The Firehouse – Monarch


Fire Trucks!


You Can Be Better

You Can Be Better

Music Therapy anti-bullying song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Client will respond appropriately to verbal and physical bullying.
Domains: Social, Behavior

A cross-categorical special education classroom consists of students with a variety of diagnoses: intellectual disability, autism, physical disability, behavior disorder, etc. A 10-year-old boy with autism I’m working……


Autism Awareness Day At The Firehouse – Metro West

Autism Awareness Day At The Firehouse – Metro West

Today I had the pleasure of providing music at Metro West Engine House #3. The event was the brainchild of a young boy with autism who wanted to give back to several organizations that have helped him: Action For Autism and the Knights of……


Upcoming Event: Autism Awareness Day At The Firehouse

Upcoming Event:
Autism Awareness Day At The Firehouse

On April 16th, I will be providing music for an exciting autism awareness event in St. Louis.

Attendance is free, but online registration is required here:

https://golamacinc.formstack.com/forms/autism

 


Reid Moriarty

Reid Moriarty

On Wednesday, November 18th, Reid Moriarty performed a 4-song set at the St. Louis ARC to promote his debut album Purple Party.

From the CD’s back cover:

When Reid was 6, Angela came to his house to teach him ways to say hello, how to take turns, and even……


Walk Now For Autism Speaks

Walk Now For Autism Speaks

Today was the walk for Autism Speaks.

Big thanks to Jacob Erickson: friend, former classmate, and music therapist at St. Patrick Center.

Big thanks to Christopher Bachmann: friend, former practicum student, and music therapist at Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center.

Big thanks to my parents for taking pictures and……