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Where Words Fail Music Speaks

Who doesn’t know someone – or a lot of people – who informally use Music for therapy? A friend of mine has a plaque on his kitchen wall near where his daughter who has severe disabilities often sits to use her switch activated devices and toys. The plaque is homey and simple but the words are powerful. It reads: Where Words Fail Music Speaks. My friend discovered years ago that playing his guitar for his daughter could connect them on a very basic level as well as bring both of them joy.

Read full article on HealthCentral about the power of music for people who need an alternative to words:

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