links we provide are to sites and organisations we really
which have helped us or who share our principles, ethics or
objectives -we give some details but the sites are in no particular
order - and we will change the order from time to time !
can easily be accessed directly from their sites)
Towersey Foundation is a unique charity providing music therapy
in palliative care for people living with life-threatening
illnesses. Music therapy has recently become recognised
and valued for the beneficial effect it has in a variety of
illnesses and disabilities. The use of music therapy in palliative
care is, however, a comparatively new and specialised field.
Professionals working in hospices and special schools are increasingly
appreciating what a powerful tool it is in the total care of
Jessie's Fund is
a UK charity dedicated to helping seriously ill and disabled children by using
music as a form of communication and for therapy.
CODA's aim is to bring music to life in a beautiful,
inclusive, music making, performance and recording centre;
where making music is recognised as an essential part of personal
development and where tuition and therapy, creativity and performance
sit alongside research into the benefits music brings to the
community based music therapy project, uniquely able to respond
to the growing demand for music therapy.
They provide individual and group music therapy at our Bristol
centre and within other community settings.
- MUSIC TRANSFORMING LIVES
Nordoff Robbins brings music's transforming power to children and adults in need, through the delivery of music therapy services, music and health projects and community music projects, as well as education programmes and research
A school for severely
and profoundly deaf children who benefit from specialist care,
which also includes helping those with physical disabilities,
learning, social or emotional difficulties.
The Music Therapy Charity was founded in 1969 to support Music Therapists in
the UK. Its principal function is to raise money to fund the research which is
intrinsic to the development and refinement of the growing body of knowledge
used by the profession.
OF PROFESSIONAL MUSIC THERAPISTS
SOCIETY FOR MUSIC THERAPY
FOR HEALTH CORNWALL
health and well being through creativity
people access the joy of live music in venues such as schools
for children with special needs, centres for adults with
physical and learning disabilities, homes for older people,
young offenders institutions, prisons, hospitals and hospices.
The Music Train offers musical education of the very highest standard to babies and children from birth - rising 5.
The classes are structured to maintain the attention of even the youngest child. Children who attend The Music Train stay with us for many years and gain benefits far beyond the obvious musical learning.
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