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Brain Injury & Neuro-disability

Areas supported by neurologic music therapy

Speech and Communication
  • Enhancing functional and spontaneous speech - improving the clarity of speech
  • Improving functional breath support
  • Reacquisition of words
Motor Skills
  • Improving trunk control
  • Improving balance, coordination, posture - supporting gait
  • Improving fine and gross motor skills
Cognition
  • Addressing and improving difficulties with attention and focus - focus/attention to neglected side.
  • Improving executive functioning
  • Improving memory/recall
  • Supporting sensory processing

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Other areas supported by neurologic music therapy and music therapy

Emotional Health and Wellbeing
  • Promoting self-expression
  • Mood elevation
  • Increasing confidence and self-esteem


Benefits of neurologic music therapy and music therapy?

  • Increased confidence
  • Enhanced self esteem
  • Development of fine and gross motor skills for functional tasks - improved independence
  • Opportunities to explore emotions verbally/non-verbally
  • Practice of planning, sequencing and memory, allowing for ease of transition and increased independence when discharged back into community/home
  • Increasing awareness of self and acceptance during a time of transition from previous to present and present to future condition
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Claire

We would like to introduce you to the wonderful, Claire and her carer, Lins.

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Check out our research pieces to find out what work Chiltern Music Therapy is doing.

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