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Summer Reading Challenge, Part 2: Emotion Regulation Time

August 4, 2017
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I’ve continued my personal summer quest to finish 6 books on my professional reading list. In June I shared my review of two books related primarily to autism spectrum “disorder.” The theme of topical pairing now continues with two books on emotion regulation…
Review of Handbook of Emotion Regulation (2nd Ed.)
Emotion regulation (ER)—and particularly ER development—is […]

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Summer Reading Challenge, Part 1: Neurodiversity and Movement Differences

June 13, 2017
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Academic life makes for a busy 40 weeks. These include the 32 weeks of actual classes, meetings, defenses, and grading, along with the extra 8ish weeks of course prep and semester wrap-up.
These 40 weeks leave me busy enough there’s little to no time for non-teaching related activity. (Long-time readers may have noticed my blogging schedule […]

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3 Must-Read Articles of the Week

November 5, 2015
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Every once in awhile I read a blog post or article worth sharing with my readers. This week, there are three.
These three articles are very different in topic and style. One describes living as an autistic person, another is about music therapy and iPods, and the third outlines research on music for maladaptive emotion regulation. […]

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[Book Review] “The Reason I Jump”

October 24, 2013
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It often seems that the simplest things pack the biggest punch.
That’s how I feel after reading The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida. I was first introduced to this book when watching Jon Stewart interview one of the translators, author David Mitchell, on his show. After hearing a brief summary, this book immediately jumped to the […]

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Maven Sponsor Shout-Out

August 23, 2012

I’m excited to share with you these wonderful Maven sponsors. They’re an impressive bunch and I’m honored that they’ve chosen to sponsor and support this blog. So please…if you haven’t had the chance to check them out, do!
Michelle Erfurt from the Music Therapy Tween continues to share useful information for music therapy students, interns, and […]

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Maven Sponsor Shout-Out

June 14, 2012

I’m excited to share with you these wonderful Maven sponsors. They’re an impressive bunch and I’m honored that they’ve chosen to sponsor and support this blog. So please…if you haven’t had the chance to check them out, do!
Developed by music therapist–and fellow Iowa alum–Matt Logan, the A Perfect Lullaby CD takes all the work from […]

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Product Review: Sing to Your Baby

May 24, 2012
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One of the extreme pleasures of being a blogger is that, on occasion, you get invited to review a really great book or product. This post is one such review.
“Sing to Your Baby” is my new favorite baby shower/new baby gift. It’s a book and CD set of “love songs and sing-plays for new families” […]

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Maven Sponsor Shout-Out!

December 12, 2011

I’m excited to share with you these wonderful Maven sponsors. They’re an impressive bunch and I’m honored that they’ve chosen to sponsor this blog. So please…if you haven’t had the chance to check them out, do!
 
Please join me in saying “hi!” to the latest Maven sponsor, A Perfect Lullaby. Developed by music therapist–and fellow Iowa […]

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Maven Sponsor Shout-outs!

September 19, 2011

I’m excited to share with you these wonderful Maven sponsors. They’re an impressive bunch and I’m honored that they’ve chosen to sponsor this blog. So please…if you haven’t had the chance to check them out, do!

Michelle Erfurt from the Music Therapy Tween continues to share useful information for music therapy students, interns, and professionals alike. […]

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