We want our children switched on and connected in a “just right state” for learning¬† – with a gleam in their eyes, open, curious and connected…as a therapist that’s certainly where I always start!

Music can be a great way to help children “tune in” – but some frequencies can do the opposite!

Why is this so? And what are good ways to work with music to help us to connect with children and help them connect with their world?

That’s a big topic, but today, I provide a brief overview of frequency, rhythm and getting in synch with music.

Included with the podcast is PDF that lists a few of my favourite music choices for different situations.


Florida State University. “New musical pacifier helps premature babies get healthy.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 21 May 2012.


Regulating Music – Julia’s Favourites