Tag: Autism

Amazing Dangie Bros

Amazing Dangie Bros

This is a video posted on YouTube about videos posted on YouTube.

A songwriter should write about what excites and motivates them. Tristan is excited……


Use Your Words

Use Your Words

Music Therapy behavior song for special needs individuals.
Goal: Client will refrain from inappropriate physical behavior by instead using an appropriate verbal phrase.
Domains: Behavior, Social, Language

Inappropriate physical behaviors are of serious concern for special needs parents and teachers. Beyond the immediate bodily harm, there is also the potential for future……


I’ve Been Everywhere

I’ve Been Everywhere

AKA What Tristan Did On His Summer Vacation

Vocals: Tristan
New Lyrics: Tristan & Jeff
Music: written by Geoff Mack, but best known as a Johnny Cash song
Idea To Use A Johnny Cash Song: Tristan’s Dad
Photos: Tristan’s Mom


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……


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