Tag: Behavior

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……


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……


Behavior Modification with Lil Jon

Behavior Modification with Lil Jon

Rules are almost never fun.
Devin is almost always fun.
Music can help make just about anything more fun.

I’ve been seeing Devin since October – working on academics and social skills as well as piano performance and songwriting. Several months ago his parents, along with some behavior specialists, created……


Learn To Wait

Learn To Wait

Music Therapy behavior song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Clients will utilize a strategy in order to wait without exhibiting problem behaviors.
Domains: Behavior, Social/Emotional

Waiting is hard for special needs kids.
Waiting is hard for all kids.
Waiting is hard for everybody.

I currently have a young client who becomes very……


I Need Help With That

I Need Help With That

Music Therapy requesting song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Clients will request help with a specific item or activity.
Domains: Language, Behavior

There is a specific story that led to the creation of this song. Here is that story:

Once upon a time, a tween-aged girl with autism was riding her bus to……