Tag: Language

I Want

I Want

Music Therapy requesting song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Client will request an object using the sentence “I want (object).”
Domains: Language, Speech, Behavior

I have numerous requesting songs, some of which I’ve yet to record and some of which are posted:
More, All Done uses sign language to request that……


Colors

Colors

Music Therapy color song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Client will receptively identify nine colors.
Domains: Academics, Language

There are many music videos out there to teach colors. However, teachers and therapists are required to track progress and report data. These videos are designed to both teach and allow for data collection.

Learning colors may……


What Do You Use?

What Do You Use?

Music Therapy what question song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Client will answer what questions regarding the functions of items.
Domains: Language, Academics

Special needs kids can get confused with the variety of “WH” questions they are expected to answer. I used to work with a boy on the autism spectrum……


Time For Music

Time For Music

Music Therapy hello song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Client will respond to a greeting.
Domains: Social, Language, Speech

As a music therapist working with kids, you can never have too many hello songs in your repertoire. This song was created to address several skills that previous hello songs did not effectively……


Instruments used in Music Therapy

Instruments used in Music Therapy

My go-to instrument in a music therapy session is an acoustic guitar. It’s popular, portable, and enables me to maintain eye contact with clients. While making recordings, I draw from a larger variety of instruments.

Musical instruments can also be played by clients. A wide variety of goals can be……


Use Your Head To Show Yes Or No

Use Your Head To Show Yes Or No

Music Therapy yes/no video & song for special needs individuals.
Goal 1: Clients will imitate head movements signifying yes and no.
Goal 2: Clients will use head movements to answer yes/no questions pertaining to requests.
Goal 3: Clients will use head movements to answer yes/no questions pertaining……


Action Words

Action Words

Music Therapy receptive language song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Clients will follow 1-step directions by performing verb-object combinations.
Domains: Language, Motor, Sensory

The purpose of this song is to address language comprehension skills by performing a variety of simple body movements. The verb-object combinations in the song are:

Wave Hand
Touch Nose
Stomp Feet
Open Mouth
Pat Head
Point……


More, All Done

More, All Done

Music Therapy sign language video & song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Clients will sign “more” or “all done” to request the continuation or ending of an activity.
Domains: Language, Motor

Communication is key. Whether through speech, sign, gestures, pictures, or a device, the capacity to connect with other people is essential. A……


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……


Goodbye To Everyone

Goodbye To Everyone

Music Therapy group goodbye song for special needs individuals.
Goals: Clients will attend when hearing their names. Clients will respond to goodbye verbally, with a gesture, or with augmentative communication. Clients will learn the names of their peers.
Domains: Social, Language, Speech

For teachers needing a familiar routine to signal the end of……