BOOKS AND RESOURCES

Accessing Grants For Funding Services

Neurologic Music Therapy

The NMT Academy website is designed to provide information for those seeking general information about the evidence-based treatment model of NMT, wanting to identify qualified Neurologic Music Therapists in their area, desiring to learn more about the research-base supporting specific NMT interventions as well as for those practitioners looking for specific information and support.

What's New in NMT Research?

Rethinking the role of music in the neurodevelopment of autism spectrum disorder

Books

Kranowitz, C. (2006)  |  New York: Skylight Press

Donnellan, A.M. (1994)  |  Pacific Beach: DRI Press

Articles

"School's not really a place for reading":
A research synthesis of the literate lives of students with severe disabilities.

Kliewer, C. & Biklen, D. (2001)  |  JASH (Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps) Vol.26, No.1, 1-12

Biklen, D. & Kliewer, C. (2006)  |  International Journal of Inclusive Education, Vol. 10, Nos. 2-3, 69-188

Thaut, M. & McIntosh, G. (2010)  |  Cerebrum

Articles by NMTSA

Sarah Studebaker (2009)  |  MME, MT-BC, NMT Fellow

Sarah Studebaker (2010)  |  MME, MT-BC, NMT Fellow

Paige Jacobsen (2009)  |  MT-BC, NMT Fellow

Michelle Hardy (2009) |  MT-BC, NMT Fellow

Bethany Jones (2010) |  MT-BC, NMT Fellow

Michelle Hardy (2010) |  MT-BC, NMT Fellow

Therapy Products

This website is a shop that has supplies for individuals with autism such as; autism therapy products, sensory integration products, autism toys, sensory toys, autism books, autism awareness products, and autism supplements.

This website carries helpful sensory products such as chewys, 'The Grabber,' and 'Body Socks.'

This website carries wedges, discs, therapy balls, and therapy ball accessories.

Educational Advocacy

Amy Langerman, P.C.

http://www.amylangerman.com/

 

Special education can be a daunting puzzle that many parents have trouble solving.  It helps to have the picture before you begin to put the pieces in place.  Unfortunately, many school districts, who are supposed to be on the side of the child, play “hide the box” and make a parent’s job next to impossible.

Helpful Links

Juice Plus+ provides the nutrition from 17 different fruits, vegetables, and grains in convenient, and inexpensive, capsule form. Taking Juice Plus+ capsules every day provides the nutritional foundation we so desperately need, that is so often lacking in our diets today.

We Connect is dedicated to uniting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues.It was developed to connect and integrate college students with disabilities as a virtual community with a voice on important issues with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment.

Dr. Paula Kluth is a consultant, author, advocate, and independent scholar who works with teachers and families to provide inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities and to create more responsive and engaging schooling experiences for all learners. Paula is a former special educator who has served as a classroom teacher and inclusion facilitator. Her professional interests include differentiating instruction and inclusive schooling.

For almost 20 years, the Institute on Communication and Inclusion (ICI) has been giving a voice and a means to communicate to people with disabilities who may have otherwise been living in silence or isolation by conducting research and promoting support for people with disabilities to communicate in schools and society. Formerly called the Facilitated Communication Institute, their updated name represents a broadened focus, reflecting lines of research, training and public dissemination that focus on school and community inclusion, narratives of disability and ability, and disability rights.

Occupational Therapy website with great sensory integration information and links.

The Arizona Autism Coalition improves the lives of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families in Arizona by sharing resources and affecting autism systems reform through state-wide collaboration and advocacy.

Arizona Autism Support is an organization dedicated to providing resources, information and support to families living in Arizona and facing a diagnosis of autism in a loved one.

A group is for parents who are pursuing recovery of their children with autism using alternative methods including homeopathy, chelation and the DAN Protocol.

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