Impact of musical intervention in children with LD

by Fundacion Querer
Impact of musical intervention in children with LD

We are proud to inform that music intervention started in February 2022. All the classrooms are benefiting from this project, which totals now 34 children!

The program intervention includes the practice of four specific songs identified as potential motivators for the areas that professionals are willing to develop in the kids: vocabulary consciousness, intonation consciousness and syllabic consciousness, to help them at the reading and writing process. These songs include different levels of difficulty, including wording recognition such as: ¨drink¨,¨rink¨, ¨pink¨, ¨link¨, etc.. It is funny to see the kids singing the songs around the school and even sometimes correcting each other with the ´pink¨ instead of the milk¨!

The intervention is set for 10 minutes at every music classroom and will last until June 2022.Initial evaluations have determined the base level of each kid and we will again, around June 2022, pass the final evaluations to see if there were any ameliorations and in which areas.

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The music project is advancing very well.

Last December 2021, Spanish journalists published a great article on the project which triggered many scientists and professionals to contact us. After this, we have looped in two new great volunteers, both neurologists from two different Spanish hospitals who want to be truly involved in the project, providing us with greater support.

These two new neurologists, together with the original team, are now finalizing the music intervention, which will start in February 2022.

We have currently six classrooms at the school, with 31 children, and the music teacher has already been trained to implement this program in every class.

Along January, we are also finalizing the initial neurological evaluations, which include testing all kids on: auditive attention, auditive memory, prosodic abilities, and the quality of their sleep.

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Fundacion Querer

Location: Madrid - Spain
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Pilar García de la Granja
Madrid, Madrid Spain
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