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NIU STEM Café: Music as Therapy
January 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Jamie Mayer, Associate Professor, NIU School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Lilli Bishop, Speech Language Pathologist, Northwestern Medicine Physical Therapy Center
Mayer and Bishop describe the role of music for improving communication, cognition and engagement for individuals with acquired, neurogenic cognitive-communicative disorders (problems with thinking and/or speaking following an acquired brain injury due to stroke, trauma or progressive disease).