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Are “Music Therapy” Videos on YouTube Actually Music Therapy?

If you search “music therapy” on YouTube you will get several great videos of music therapists working with patients. Some videos you will find will be with kids, some with adults, and some with older people. You will find videos in hospitals, in clinics, and some others in the homes of patients. You will also see videos that lead you to music supposed to have a healing or relaxing effect.

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Music Therapy with Actual Heartbeats!

In a Facebook live conversation with music therapist Brian Schreck, we talked about a really cool music therapy intervention. It is music therapy with actual heartbeats! There is no technical term for it, but we can refer to it as “heartbeat music therapy.” The basic concept is to record the heartbeat of patients, which then can be edited,…

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Guest blogger!

Hi Sam’s Fans and Happy New Year!!
I want to introduce you to our new intern Samuel (pronounced Sam-well).  He is a student at Capital and will be sharing his experience and expertise through the blog for the next couple months while he works with us!  He will be helping with day to day Sam’s Fans stuff as well as getting to explore some actual music therapy sessions here and there.  …

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Charity Happy Hour with New Sam’s Fans!

Happy Hannukah Sam’s Fans! The holidays are in full swing aren’t they?!
Hopefully you are following along with our 12 Days of Holiday Cheer.

It has been a lot of fun for us and I love all the fun graphics and ideas for ways to spread happiness.
Speaking of spreading happiness, Sam’s Fans was the benefactor of some serious holiday cheer the other night….

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ROAD TRIP!

Team Sam’s Fans took a road trip last week!
On Thursday we spent the day in Dayton for a day full of activity.  We started with lunch at the Dayton Children’s Hospital administration offices.  We shared our story with them and got to hear about all the new tower project that is almost complete.  In fact,…

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ALL THE THINGS!!!

What’s up Sam’s Fans!
So much is going on over here at the SFHQ!  All kinds of important meetings happening, giving away ukuleles, planning events all that good stuff but there were a couple fun things that we got to do this past month that I thought we definitely worth a blog post.
First was the #AngelsRockOhio rock painting event.  …

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The Today Show Day!

Welcome back!  The following is just after the Today Show was filmed back in June.  I made sure to write it all down so I wouldn’t forget.  It is interesting to read what I wrote that day and what I know now:) Enjoy!!
The last five days have been a complete whirl wind. 
Sunday’s race was awesome! …

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Flying Horse Farms Visit

It has been an exciting few days here at Sam’s Fans, hasn’t it??!! That was a really hard secret to keep from you guys but it was worth it!  Can you imagine Mandy keeping that from me for months??  That is  for another day though. For now I want to introduce you to someone else
This is Grant.  

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Busy day for Sam’s Fans

You guys!  It was another busy weekend over here at Sam’s Fans and I just have to share!  Our day started at Colin’s Coffee with the second annual Sam’s Fans Day at CC!  So many fans came out to register for the race, pick up their yard signs, donate, and learn about Sam’s Fans!  The kids came through again getting the shop ready the night before
Our friend and Raygan from Picasso’s Art Studio did this amazing art on the window of the shop to help promote too!  …

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North of Lane

What’s up Sam’s Fans??!!
That is the stage at King Avenue 5!   You probably have heard of this spot because last year they hosted our music fest and this past Sunday they once again hosted a concert that benefitted Sam’s Fans.  So basically, we love King Avenue 5!
Have you heard of North of Lane?  If you haven’t you probably should check them out here!  …

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