Recently the University of Melbourne launched its “Music as Medicine” Campaign highlighting how the findings of the world’s largest music therapy study (led by Prof Felicity Baker) could revolutionise treatment options for people living with dementia. Here’s how music therapy research will improve the health and well-being of millions of people living with dementia. #MadePossibleByMelbourne
This recent article by Live Well Music Therapy director highlights the role that music therapists play in promoting participation in the arts for audience members with a disability, by partnering with arts venues to remove barriers to participation. This research demonstrates that music therapists have a role in strengthening the connection between arts venues and audience members with a disability, and was recently published in the peer reviewed Australian Journal of Music Therapy.