Why? Have you tried using mainstream children’s music with kids with special needs? The music is usually too fast paced for the child to access and enjoy. Slowing down recordings is an option to make the music more accessible. How? Here’s how you can do it for free! Music recordings can be slowed down by usingContinue reading “Slow Down Songs for Free to Help Kids with Special Needs”
Background Over the years I have tried a range of instruments with the children with special needs. Today I want to share the “guitar-type” instruments that work best Uke my Day The humble Ukulele is the most appropriate “guitar-type” instrument for a child with special needs. Its small size makes it easier to bring it closer toContinue reading “Best Guitar-type Instruments for Special Needs”
Background Over the years I have tried a range of instruments with the children with special needs. Today I want to share the “small percussion” instruments that I have found have worked best. Instrument Suggestions Plastic Fantastic Yes, I know plastic hasn’t had the greatest rep in society… but for our needs, it works great. Why? BecauseContinue reading “Best Small Percussion Instruments for Special Needs”
Due to increasing requests for the lyrics of the songs on “Music Therapy Songs for Special Kids,” I have now added a FREE lyrics and song instructions download on the website. Get your lyrics by clicking on the link below to go to the “Music Therapy Songs Album” page where you can find a download link.
May is New Zealand Music Month! To celebrate all songs on “Music Therapy Songs for Special Kids” have now been added to the Iheart Radio – Kiwi Kids Channel! Click to Listen to the Kiwi Kids Channel
I’ve posted a new article at the Friendship Circle Special Needs Resources Blog. If you wanna learn how to adapt popular songs for kids with special needs, click the link to have a read! http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2015/04/22/adapting-popular-childrens-songs-for-kids-with-special-needs/
What do you call a chord you accidently discovered on a ukulele? A Flukealele! Ahjay’s award winning song “Ukulele Day” out now. Find out more at http://www.ahjaystelino.com
NZ Ukulele Festival – 11.00-12.00pm. I’ll be there – will you. I’m onstage performing my Uke-Can-Do-It award winning song, Ukulele Day. Have a listen at http://www.ahjaystelino.com