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therapy, as defined by the American Music Therapy Association,
"is the prescribed use of music by a qualified person to
effect positive changes in the psychological, physical, cognitive,
or social functioning of individuals with health or educational
problems." These sites will tell you more about music therapy
in medicine and education.
- American Music Therapy Association
- AMTA is
a membership organization that promotes "the progressive
development of the therapeutic use of music in rehabilitation,
special education, and community settings." In addition
to information about the association (and a "members only"
section), its website is packed with information on topics like
researching music therapy, careers in music therapy, schools
offering music therapy, music therapy and special education,
and how to find a music therapist.
Education and Music Therapy for Children and Youth with Disabilities
- This sites
provides nicely organized links for music teachers, music therapists,
and music education and music therapy students who work or want
to work with children and youth who have disabilities. Topics
include music sites, music education, music therapy, adaptations
and technology, disability/inclusion information, and lesson
plan and activity exchange. Unfortunately, a number of the links
were broken when we last checked on 6/9/01.
- Music Therapy Info Link
- The personal
homepage of a music therapist, this simply presented site is
nicely categorized and offers basic information and links about
music therapy, schools with music therapy programs, education
and training, population focus, job opportunities, music therpy
around the world, and more.
- This nicely
designed website by two music therapists in private practice
discusses what music therapy is, frequently asked questions,
music therapy in public schools, medical music therapy, and more.
History and Culture (Index)
- Resources in your state
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