Central Missouri Music Therapy

Tuesday, March 31 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [CST]

1905 Cherry Hill Drive , Suite 102, Columbia, Missouri, 65203, United States

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Tuesday, March 31 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [CST]

About the Event

WHAT IS MUSIC THERAPY?

Music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to

  • promote wellness
  • improve communication
  • enhance memory
  • promote physical rehabilitation
  • alleviate pain
  • manage stress
  • much more.... 

HOW CAN IT BE BENEFICIAL?

Physical

Range of motion, gait training, coordination, balance, finger dexterity, functional grasp, posture

Speech

Expressive and receptive communication, vocal control, pronunciation, verbal fluency, oral motor control, sound production

 

Cognition

Attention, memory recall, decision making, reasoning, problem solving

Social

Collaboration, impulse control, joint attention

Other

Stress/anxiety management, sensory integration, mood and affect modulation, pain management/reduction

 

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About the Organizer

The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide support and resources for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the professionals who serve them. DSG seeks to provide the entire community with information and education to broaden awareness and foster positive attitudes regarding people with Down syndrome.

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