Alex Brands knows how to make music fun! Little legs make this table just the right height for preschoolers as they bang away with their mallets that can strike the cymbal, beat the drum or play the xylophone. Recent research suggests a close relationship between music and language functions, based on better brain imaging techniques. As a speech therapist, I relied on music, with repeated phrases and rhythm to get some kids to talk. Certainly music can help develop fine motor skills, sound discrimination, and rhythm which are associated with developing language. So don’t put that drum set away–let your kids keep banging, composing and experimenting with sounds for some smart play!
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Sherry, thanks for giving us back our son. We are so grateful for everything you did for Ben and our family. Not seeing you every week makes me feel that something is missing… but we look forward to a summertime walk! We miss you,Nicole, mother of 2 year-old boy who was dismissed from therapyWestport, CT
Sherry, thank you so much for working with my girls for so long. Your kindness, thoughtfulness, insight and professionalism made our experience so meaningful. My husband and I appreciate all you have done for them. Let’s keep in touch. Thanks again.Mother of 3 and 5 year-old girlsGreenwich, CT
Thank you Sherry! You are a BIG help and Max adores you.Maria, mother of a 5 year-old boyFairfield, CT