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An Allistic Approach to Autistic Acceptance Month

An Allistic Approach to Autistic Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month. While no one on our team is Autistic, we are all allies and take a client-centered, humanistic approach to working with all of our clients and their families.  We seek to amplify their voices and help every client, autistic or...

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Spring Ahead with New Music Experiences

Spring Ahead with New Music Experiences

Today’s blog will highlight a variety of ways to keep the continuity of music while having limited instruments, whether in person or virtual. Please enjoy the various interventions and tips below: Musical Twister Turning classic games into musical experiences has been...

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Amplifying Black Voices in Music Therapy and Music Education

Amplifying Black Voices in Music Therapy and Music Education

In the past year, I've been learning and unlearning.  It's been eye-opening, challenging, and most significant, humbling.  While I feel less than confident in writing this post on a topic I feel ill equipped, I'm compelled to write to amplify some of the Black voices...

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New Year-Themed Music Therapy Interventions

New Year-Themed Music Therapy Interventions

Does it feel like every day is the official start of 2021? It does for us! Check out these new year interventions that address a broad range of goal areas, such as communication, emotional expression, and social skills. 

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2020 Year in Review

2020 Year in Review

Thank you for supporting Groovy Garfoose in 2020. And thank you for allowing us to keep the music going this year!

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Got Cabin Fever? Kick it with MUSIC MAKERS!

Got Cabin Fever? Kick it with MUSIC MAKERS!

The COVID 19 Pandemic sure did throw us for a loop when it comes to engaging in live, group music making. However, as Miley Cyrus would say - “We can’t stop and we won’t stop!”  Here at the Groovy Garfoose we have embraced live, VIRTUAL music making sessions, and it’s...

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Relax. Reflect. Be Grateful.

Relax. Reflect. Be Grateful.

In 2017, when I started my journey with the GG team, it taught me alot about the importance of self-care. Three years later, the importance of self-care, ESPECIALLY in 2020, couldn’t stand more true. As this year comes to an end, it’s been pertinent to focus on my own...

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3-Minute Manifest Meditation

3-Minute Manifest Meditation

2020.  What. A. Year.  If you're like me, you're ready for some positivity.  A fresh start. A healthy world.  Normalcy.  Of any kind, at this point.  While I wish I had a crystal ball and could snap my fingers to heal the world, I cant.  BUT...I CAN share how I've...

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Navigating A Virtual Internship

Navigating A Virtual Internship

Navigating a virtual internship can present some unique challenges. In this blog post, the Groovy Garfoose Intern, Kara shares a bit about her experience so far as well as some tips for adjusting to telehealth.

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