對於處理自閉症兒童的各種問題，很多家長都會彩用 「應用行為分析」治療 ABA Therapy，這種治療目的是透過獎勵物作為學習動機，從而鼓勵自閉兒作出請求，透過模擬控制環境，教導孩子用”請求”（自發性）來達到溝通的效果。例如，當ABA治療師要引導孩子想要東西時說「Please」，治療師會把孩子想要玩的玩具放在附近，教他說「Please」，當孩子說出「Please」，治療師便會立即把該玩具給他，但由於希望孩子於重複下學習，故稍後又會再把玩具拿走，待孩子自發性地說出指定的「Please」，如是者重複一段時間。
[Music at Home Social at Ease]有助幼兒溝通及社交發展的兒歌專輯現正發售！
內附由三位註冊音樂治療師 - 鍾敬文、梁凱琪及溫美梨創作的廣東話兒歌，包括活動指引，供家長與幼兒透過親子互動，配合兒歌，建立孩子的溝通及社交能力。 詳細內容及試聽請瀏覽以下網站： www.musicathomealbum.wix.com/bytherapists
We are thrilled to announce the release of the debut album from Registered Music Therapists Kingman Chung, Jacqueline Leung and Bettina Wan, [Music at Home Social at Ease], available now! [Music at Home Social at Ease] is an album consisting of originally composed songs by Registered Music Therapists. These songs are designed to enhance social and communication development in young children through parent-child bonding activities. Instruction booklet is included in the CD and parents are encouraged to sing with their children to improve social and communication skills. For More Information and samples of our CD, Please visit www.musicathomealbum.wix.com/bytherapists
The Three days MMBW 2015 workshops this year came to and end! There were altogether 12 music therapists who shared about their work, including Bettina, who shared about her therapy work with special needs adults this year. Big Thank you to all our sponsors.