Painting the Piano!

Painting the Piano is a songbook packed full of familiar tunes that are adapted for learners who aren’t able to read typical music notation yet. Containing a variety of songs from children’s to folk music, this songbook can be used with clients of all ages and diagnoses. Equipped with a color-coded diagram for the piano, this book can be used by music therapists, music educators, and parents to help special learners feel accomplished at playing favorite songs on the piano!

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Songs For Growth

Songs for Growth is a collection of 17 original songs designed to foster development of academic and functional skills in children, adolescents and young adults. Designed for the music therapist or educator, the songs in this book are appropriate for people with a wide range of diagnoses, including developmental, learning, and emotional disabilities. Each song includes two audio recordings – instrumental and with lyrics – as well as sample goals and objectives and suggestions for modification. Songs for Growth will expand your repertoire and provide you with new tools to help your clients or students learn and grow!

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See Sing Learn:  Pre-Literacy Skills

This exciting, interactive e-book uses singing, instrument playing, movement and manipulatives to address pre-literacy goals.  The e-book is designed for individuals and groups working on skills such as matching, phonological awareness, sequencing, directionality and letter recognition.  Sheet music, visual aid templates, adaptations, and audio recordings are included for 9 original songs.  Five additional songs and visuals that reinforce this e-book’s targeted pre-literacy skills are also included.

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