PA LINK Conference at DeSales University

We were honored to be asked to present at the PA LINK conference on educating professionals on how to empower individuals who are aging with intellectual disabilities!

Here's our very own Chris Morrison, MT-BC and Mary Cate Carr, MT-BC immediately…

7 Ways Music Benefits your Heart, Brain & Health

Who doesn’t love music? Certainly there are some of us, but for the most part music is a big part of our lives. Whether it’s the music that we listen to on the way to work, while we workout, or…

How Singing Can Help Parkinson's Patients

Members of the P.E.I. Chapter of Parkinson Canada are participating in two hour-long sessions called Singing with Parkinson's. It's being offered through the Confederation Centre of the Arts by Toronto actress Paula Wolfson. 

Wolfson participated in research through…

Research shows taking music lessons can speed up brain development in children

Music training has been found to be related to better language and mathematical skills, higher IQ, and overall greater academic achievement. Also, differences between musicians and non-musicians have been found in areas of the brain related to hearing and movement, among others. 

However,…

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Mothers and Infants Bond Through Songs

As one of the first records of human music, infant-directed singing permeates cultural boundaries and parenting traditions. Unlike other forms of caregiving, the act of mothers singing to infants is a universal behavior that seemingly withstands the test of time. 

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Children’s brains develop faster with music training


Music instruction appears to accelerate brain development in young children, particularly in the areas of the brain responsible for processing sound, language development, speech perception and reading skills, according to initial results of a five-year study by USC neuroscientists. 

How Music Helps People with Alzheimer's Disease​

"Where words fail, music speaks"

The famous phrase penned by writer Hans Christian Andersen rings true for many people with Alzheimer's disease - even in the very late stages. Ezinma Ramsay, 24, a classically trained violinist in New York City,…