Updates in child development guidelines, Music as a tool for therapy

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We talk with a pediatrician about recent changes in child development goals and what they mean for parents. Then, we hear from a UW-Eau Claire professor emeritus on how music affects the brain.

Featured in this Show

  • American Academy of Pediatrics and CDC update child development milestones and guidelines

    For the first time in two decades, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control has updated the child development milestones that help doctors and parents monitor kids’ growth and learning. We ask a pediatrician about the changes and what parents should know.

  • How music can be used for therapy

    The Wisconsin Music and Memory program has provided equipment to hundreds of nursing homes to serve more than 3,500 residents with music therapy. We speak with a professor emeritus at UW-Eau Claire and founder of the university’s discontinued Music Therapy program about the science behind how music affects the brain.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Dr. Dipesh Navsaria Guest
  • Dale Taylor Guest

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