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David Meyers

David Meyers is a music specialist who has written over 100 songs designed specifically for music learning. His unique brand of teaching includes Dave’s Ten Terrific Tunes—songs that often can be played in the first class. David currently provides music lessons for children and young adults of special needs in Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York. David is a member of the Children’s Music Network and has performed at their national convention. You can hear his music and see videos on his website.

How to Use Music As a Tool to Gain Attention With Autism

How to Use Music As a Tool to Gain Attention With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/music-to-gain-attention-autism/

It is Thursday. I am about to meet a new child on the autism spectrum. My goal is to teach basic music skills and use these skills to build confidence, improve fine motor movement and prompt timely responses. To achieve this, I must capture the child’s attention. Brain function researchers have applied various definitions to […]

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Exciting Ways to Build Skills With Holiday Music with Special Needs

Exciting Ways to Build Skills With Holiday Music with Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/build-skills-holiday-music-autism

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so_________.” Regardless of your age, gender or religion, I bet you said “delightful” to finish the familiar holiday tune Let It Snow. Not everyone feels this way, but I am happy those holiday songs are heard over and over again. As a specialty music instructor […]

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