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New Strategy Lets Cochlear Implant Users Hear Music

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Photo: Woman listening to music [14/10/2013] For many, music is a universal language that unites people when words cannot. But for those who use cochlear implants – technology that allows deaf and hard of hearing people to comprehend speech – hearing music remains extremely challenging.New Strategy Lets Cochlear Implant Users Hear Music - Read more

Testing the Power of Music to Improve Senior Health

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Photo: Choir of elderly people [10/07/2013] A new research project is exploring whether singing in a community choir can provide tangible health advantages to older adults.Testing the Power of Music to Improve Senior Health - Read more

June 2013: A Look Beyond the Horizon

Horses in the jungle? Sea stars in Turkey? Exemplary projects for people with disabilities abroad sometimes go apparently unusual ways. What they can achieve for the particular population by doing so, you will get to know in our Topic of the Month June: For REHACARE.de has A Look Beyond the Horizon.June 2013: A Look Beyond the Horizon - Read more

Turkey: When Dreams Come True…

Dancing, painting or taking pictures – almost everybody has an unfulfilled dream he or she would like to follow. In Turkey indeed, it is often not easy for teenagers with disabilities to fulfill their dreams. The support from the polity is missing. The project Dreams Academy tries with music and art to change something in the heads of the society – and to fulfill some teenagers’ wishes.Turkey: When Dreams Come True… - Read more

Speech Disorders: Singing After Stroke?

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[14/11/2011] After a left-sided stroke, many individuals suffer from serious speech disorders but are often able to sing complete texts relatively fluently. Researchers have now demonstrated that it is not singing itself that is the key.Speech Disorders: Singing After Stroke? - Read more

Science Finding is Music to the Ears

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[14/09/2011] A study led by scientists of Baycrest's Rotman Research Institute in Toronto has found the first evidence that lifelong musicians experience less age-related hearing problems than non-musicians.Science Finding is Music to the Ears - Read more

Music and Drama Therapy for Parkinson's Patients

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[24/06/2011] A jam session twice a month: This is no ordinary jam band; all its members have Parkinson's disease. A diverse group of men and women, ranging in age and ethnicity, gather in a circle with instruments in hand and sing together. Music and Drama Therapy for Parkinson's Patients - Read more

Autism: Musical Computer Game Helps Children to Learn and Relax

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[03/06/2011] A musical computer game to help children with autism learn and relax has been unveiled to the public at the Abertay Digital Graduate Show.Autism: Musical Computer Game Helps Children to Learn and Relax - Read more

Study: Link between Musical Activity and High Cognitive Aging

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[05/05/2011] A study found that older individuals who spent a significant amount of time throughout life playing a musical instrument perform better on some cognitive tests than individuals who did not play an instrument. Study: Link between Musical Activity and High Cognitive Aging - Read more

Free Concert for Young People with Autism and their Families

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[17/01/2011] The Help Group and Music for Autism present the first of a series of four autism-friendly interactive concerts designed for young people with autism and their families. Free Concert for Young People with Autism and their Families - Read more

 
 

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