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TTTV060: Unpacking Autism with Clinical Psychologist Lydia Meem

by Tim Topham

As a piano teacher, you probably consider music to be your area of expertise. But we also have to wear so many other hats as well. When a student with special needs walks into our studio, we need to understand their diagnosis so we can teach them better. Sometimes we can feel completely in over our ... TTTV060: Unpacking Autism with Clinical Psychologist Lydia Meem

09/30/2016 Read more

Autism and Music Teaching: Tips from a Clinical Psychologist

by Tim Topham

Today’s article is the result of an email I sent to this Friday’s Podcast guest, Lydia Meem from Autism Understanding, asking for her thoughts on strategies for teaching music to students with special needs. Lydia is a clinical psychologist. While she doesn’t teach piano, she has extensive experience working with children and adolescents with autism and other developmental ... Autism and Music Teaching: Tips from a Clinical Psychologist

09/26/2016 Read more