Change, even during a single day, can be difficult for some people. True, simply changing classes or classrooms can be anxiety-provoking for some students. What is behind this fear of change? It is a latent anxiety (often based in trauma) which causes the person to feel insecure because he/she cannot anticipate or distinguish how impactful the change or transition will […]
Music can have a major affect on a person’s brain state and Lakeside has had the opportunity to develop brain-based, trauma-informed music therapy designed to help our students, who are often challenged in ways that mainstream students are not, to self-regulate and get through their day.
In my last post, I introduced the idea of music for brain-based, trauma-informed therapy. Current research suggests music can have a major affect on a person’s brain state. To explain, when children or adults are highly stressed, unable to sleep, relax, or calm from life’s anxieties, there needs to be a certain type of music designed […]