Tag: Speech

Voice Or Breath

Voice Or Breath

Music Therapy speech video & song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Clients will verbally produce voiced and voiceless consonant pairs.
Domain: Speech

Vowel sounds are produced by changes in tongue and lip placement. Consonant sounds differ in that they are produced by some sort of vocal tract constriction. Whereas all vowel sounds are……


Word Families

Word Families

Music Therapy reading and speech video & song for special needs individuals.
Goal 1: Clients will read CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words.
Goal 2: Clients will verbally produce CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words.
Domains: Academics-Reading, Speech

Reading is hard. How is it that “ate” and “eight” are spelled so different, but pronounced the same? Why can “bass” be……


M With A Closed Mouth

M With A Closed Mouth

Music Therapy speech song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Client will produce the /m/ sound given a verbal model or independently.
Domain: Speech

There are many great pop songs with repeated phonemes that can help make practicing speech fun: B-B-B-Bennie and the Jets, P-P-P-Poker……


Rice Or Roti

Rice Or Roti

Music Therapy speech song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Client will produce the /r/ sound in isolation and within words.
Domain: Speech

I recently had an initial session with a new client of Indian ethnicity. After we finished, I was invited to stay for a home-cooked meal, which consisted of three types of curry…….


2 Sounds = 1 Word

2 Sounds = 1 Word

Music Therapy speech song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Client will imitate single letter sounds and combined letter sounds.
Domain: Speech

This song uses a common teaching technique – breaking down a difficult task into smaller, more manageable parts. Beginning with practicing two individual phonemes separately leads to the more advanced task……


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……


Jazzy Hello

Jazzy Hello

Music Therapy hello song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Client will verbally respond to a greeting with “hello” plus the greeter’s name.
Domains: Social, Language, Speech

Download includes:

Jazzy Hello (Kate) [mp3 audio……


Yellow Goodbye

Yellow Goodbye

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

Special education music therapy sessions typically begin with a hello song and end with a goodbye song. In addition to working on social skills, these songs provide a predictable transition into and out of the musical……


My Hello

My Hello

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

Download includes:

My Hello [mp3 audio file]
My Hello (fill-in-the-blank) [mp3 audio file]
Lyrics [PDF]
Lyrics & Chords [PDF]