What are the benefits of music therapy as an educational enrichment program in schools?
- Students can work on such domains as “Social Skills” which can be effectively learned in a small group setting.
- The cost for the service can be spread across the students.
- Teachers can learn effective music-related strategies from a board-certified music therapist.
- Teachers can use the acquired strategies in their classrooms.
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