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contents inside this issue editorial Your Access to Latest Trends and Practices Petra Kern............................................................

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wisdom 10 Tips for Choosing and Creating Song Interventions for Young Children Beth McLaughlin................................................. 10 reports 2014 Early Childhood Music Therapy Special Target Population Network: Meeting Report from 11-22-2013 Gretchen Chardos Benner................................... 12 Policy News for Early Intervention (USA) Judy Simpson...................................................... 16 Emerging Trends in Early Childhood: Music Therapy Symposium 2014 Patti Catalano....................................................... 18 It Takes a Village…The Emergence of a Team Science Collaboration for Music and NeuroDevelopmentally At-Risk Infants: Meeting Report of the Inaugural Meeting of MANDARI from July 1-3, 2014 in London, UK Deanna Hanson-Abromeit and Helen Shoemark.................................................... 20 Cultural Diversity in Music Therapy Practice, Research and Education–World Congress of Music Therapy Vienna/Krems, Austria, July 7-12, 2014 Rose Fienman, Marcia Humpal, Kumi Sato, and Talia Girton............................................................ 24

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reflection Successful Interdisciplinary Communication in Schools: Understanding Important Special Education Concepts and Initiatives Mary Adamek, Alice-Ann Darrow, and Judith Jellison....................................................... 28 featured One, Two, Three, and Do, Re, Mi: Early Childhood Musical Development for Music Therapists Dana Bolton......................................................... 38 research 2014 Early Childhood Research Snapshot Blythe LaGasse.................................................... 42 Did You Know? Clinical Practice Trends in Music Therapy and ASD Petra Kern............................................................ 46 Supporting Parents to Support their Child through Music Therapy Grace Thompson................................................. 48 Effects and Clinical Uses of Music for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Review of Three Recently Published Articles Edward Todd Schwartzberg................................ 51 Tracking Interventions Used in Preoperative Music Therapy for Young Children Christopher R. Millett, Austin S. Robinson, and Olivia Swedberg Yinger........................................ 56 photos Photo Stories 2014.............................................. 61

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imagine 2014  

The focus of imagine 2014 is on family-centered practice – a trend taking hold in music therapy circles worldwide. While many practitioners...

imagine 2014  

The focus of imagine 2014 is on family-centered practice – a trend taking hold in music therapy circles worldwide. While many practitioners...