Social Skills Through Music for Neurodiverse, Autistic & Special Ed Teens
Learn and practice social skills through song with Board Certified Music Therapist, Teacher Leif! This course is highly adaptable for students using AAC devices and/or students with expressive language delays, Autism, etc.
year old learners
learners per class
50 minute class
Students will learn the building blocks of social skills through a variety of music based games, activities, and song. Students will have the opportunity to practice basic conversation with peers using their preferred means of communication (AAC, speaking, visual supports). We will cover greetings/goodbyes, getting to know a friend (asking and answering questions), and basics of reciprocal conversation. All methods of communication are welcome and respected. My teaching style is upbeat and...
- social skills development - naturalistic & fun environment for expressive communication!
Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC) Neurologic Music Therapist (NMT) Completed course: Evidence Based Practices for Students with Mild/Moderate Autism Spectrum Disorder
No homework will be assigned.
Students should be prepared with any adapted communication supports, and an instrument of choice (it can be a water bottle filled with rice)!
No formal assessment.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.