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About the Speaker

Caitlin Hebb

Caitlin Hebb is the Clinical Operations Manager for MedRhythms Inc. She graduated from Berklee College of Music with a degree in Music Therapy, and received her fellowship from The Academy for Neurologic Music Therapy. Caitlin is also the Internship Director for MedRhythms, Inc. at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital where she primarily works with patients on the traumatic brain injury, stroke, and spinal cord units. She is passionate about education and advocacy, and has spoken at several regional and national conferences. Caitlin also serves on the board of The New England Region of The American Music Therapy Association as the Interprofessional Collaborative Resources Representative.

Speaker Disclosures

Caitlin Hebb Financial Relationships: Caitlin is an employee of MedRhythms. Caitlin Hebb Non-Financial Relationships: Caitlin has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Learning Objectives & Course Description

This presentation will cover the neuroscience of music and music-based interventions for speech and language disorders. The presenter will also discuss the different treatment approaches from an inpatient to community-based program for a variety of populations, including stroke, TBI, PD, and MS. 

After attending participants will be able to:

1. Participants will demonstrate an understanding of the neuroscience of music and how that transfers to the clinical application of neurologic music therapy interventions. 

2. Participants will learn different music-based treatment approaches for speech and language disorders across the care continuum. 

Time Ordered Agenda

10 min: Introductions and disclosures 

20 min: Overview of neuroscience of music and development of neurologic music therapy 

20 min: Description of music-based interventions for variety of speech and language disorders 10 min: Explanations of ways to implement music in clinical practice

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