Monday, November 10, 2014
Piano Helps Siblings With Autism to Mature, Find Their Voices
BTW - anything that works on brain trauma patients has potential to help our kids who need to build new connections in the brain. Music is just one of those tools.
Justin Brown and his sister Serena didn’t benefit much from traditional therapies to help autistic children. But when they were 8 and 7 years-old, they met Rutgers University instructor Karen Kowalski who teaches piano to kids with special needs.
“I’ve seen my children mature and grow,” said Monica Brown of the alternative therapy. “They’re much more open and much more focused.”
“Piano brought my children back to me,” says the grateful mom from Somerset, New Jersey.
WATCH the video below from Rutgers News…