Online - Neurologic Music Therapy - November 28, 2020

Neurologic Music Therapy for movement disorders

Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) is the evidence-based practice that makes use of standardized musical exercises that can be applied to areas of functioning including cognition, motor skills & communication.

Virtual NMT will be offered to the dystonia community as a pilot project for those who are interested in trying music therapy to receive musical exercises & resources that aid in maintaining communication & motor skills.

Organized by the Greater Toronto Support group, NMT classes will be offered by music therapist Nicholas Scott, over Zoom groups, for 45 minutes with a 5-minute break.

Date: November 28, 2020

Time: 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Time

Location: Virtual / Zoom

Virtual Neurological Music Therapy is graciously offered by:

Nicholas Scott BFA, CBMT (MTA, Neurologic Music Therapist), is a Music Therapist Accredited (MTA) through the Canadian Association of Music Therapy (CAMT).  Nicholas’ passion for music and supporting others in their lives grew since he was a child.  He always enjoyed singing and later went to study music. In July of 2020 he wrote and his board certification exam and attained his accreditation. After his accreditation he underwent further training in Neurologic Music Therapy to better understand music’s effects on the human neurologic system and became accredited as a Neurologic Music Therapist as well.  He believes that music inherently is therapeutic and engaging in music holds many benefits.  He is well versed in how to apply music to support people in different areas of functioning including cognitive, motor, communication and emotional realms. 

To register, email dystoniatoronto@gmail.com and indicate which class you would like to register for.

Upcoming classes will be offered on the following dates:
Saturday December 19, 2020

Meeting/Session Regulations

Code of Conduct

During this online session, it is the responsibility of all of participants and hosts to create and maintain a welcoming and accepting environment. All participants and hosts are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the Meeting Code of Conduct.

The Meeting Code of Conduct is the expectation that participants and hosts will conduct themselves in a manner consistent with generally accepted standards of behaviour, DMRF Canada regulations and policies, and in compliance with federal, provincial and municipal laws. Unacceptable standards of behaviour include dressing inappropriately, using inappropriate or disrespectful language, inappropriate or disrespectful gestures.

Privacy

If you do not wish to be seen or heard, please keep your camera or microphone turned off. Participants joining by phone will have their phone numbers masked for privacy. Please refrain from sharing any confidential information during the session.

Engagement

All questions during a presentation should be asked through the chat panel unless otherwise stated. Inappropriate or disrespectful language in the chat panel or on video or audio will not be tolerated. The host/co-hosts reserve the right to remove anyone who does not behave accordingly.

By entering the meeting, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the terms above