Why Mentorship? Expanding Therapeutic Listening Beyond the Initial Training.

Mentorship provides a platform for Vital Links’ community of therapists to join together to support one another with on-going learning and professional development. To kick off the Therapeutic Listening mentorship series, Sheila and Tracy sat down to discuss what led them to develop this 5-week series and what participants can expect to gain by participating. Want to Learn More? Interested in joining…
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A Musical Spotlight – Links to Connection

Today, we are announcing our latest addition to the Modulated Music series, the Links to Connection album. This new album expands upon the current Therapeutic Listening selections and is appropriate for individuals who are experiencing difficulties with sensory modulation, dysregulation or constricted ranges of arousal, and auditory sensitivities. Take a peek at this short video clip of Tracy Bjorling, M.S., OTR/L discussing this…
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The Use of the Therapeutic Listening App in Home Programming

Since the inception of the new App for Therapeutic Listening many therapists ask how we use Therapeutic Listening in our clinic. In the clinic, we continue to use the SanDisk Clip Player by inserting a music chip and attaching it to the top of the headphones. This allows the kids to have freedom to move and play. However, we use the Therapeutic Listening®…
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A Musical Spotlight – Nature Classics

Today, we’re shining a spotlight on a recent addition within the Modulated Music series, the Nature Classics album. We, along with our colleagues from

Beyond Modulated Music: Continuing the Therapeutic Listening® Progression

Results from quantitative and qualitative research identify that the addition of Therapeutic Listening to occupational therapy services supports improvements in performance skills and client factors (fine-motor, social skills, visual-motor, arousal regulation, attention) that influence occupational participation (Bazyk, Cimino, Hayers, Goodman, & Farrell, 2010; Hall, & Case-Smith, 2007; Wink, McKeown, and Casey, 2017). If you have found that the addition of the Modulated…
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