Thursday, April 29, 2010

Autism Awareness Day with my daughter Jenn Goodman

'Jammin Jenn' Uses Music Therapy To Help Kids

On this Autism Awareness Day, Good Day NY profiled the work of one woman show is changing the lives of children affected by the condition. Jenn Pacht Goodman, a.k.a. Jammin Jenn, has been working with kids for the past 13 years with music therapy.

She sees a difference with children with autism and through music reaches into their world to bring them into ours. Research does support the connection between music and memory, motor skills and speech. With personalized songs for each child, the former Broadway singer and aspiring Broadway star believes this is her true calling.

Friday, April 2, 2010

Autism and the power of Music