It was fantastic to rub shoulders with so many great music therapists from the Southwest at #SWAMTA16 in Austin! Thanks to all who stopped by the Music Therapy Joy Booth at the exhibit hall or attended my session, “I’ve Got the Joy! Resources for Music Therapists in Special Education.” I especially loved getting feedback on what YOU need!
As promised, here are a few resources I shared in my session! Click on the titles to link to FREE PRINTABLES and strategy suggestions!
Song and Strategy By Patina Jackson, MT-BC
Goals: To identify and improve appropriate interaction
The Pout-Pout Fish By Deborah Diesen
GOALS: To improve pre-reading skills/reading skills, to rhyme, to identify sea animals, to identify emotions, to differentiate feelings versus choices
Goals: To identify sight words, to rhyme, to improve language and communication
By Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle GOALS: To improve pre-reading skills, to follow directions, to explore a variety of textures, to identify animals, to identify colors
Additional Resources we discussed that you can purchase from my shop:
Music Therapy Planning Sheets
This set of forms will keep you organized and evidence-based from brainstorm to completion!
Music Therapy Data Sheets
Keep concise and orderly group, individual and consult data!
(For more info on how to use my planning sheets and data sheets, check out my blog post, "Let's Get Organized!")
Annual Report Template
This form documents student progress since and identifies new goals to address!
This form provides a consistent, professional way to document the need for dismissal of students!
If you would like a digital copy of my presentation, or have any other questions or ideas email me! For more goodies, visit my shop or follow Music Therapy Joy on Facebook! I hope these resources put wind in your sails as you push toward the end of another great school year!
<3 Patina Joy