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iPod® Pharmacy

We gift good-as-new iPods to music therapists to use with their clients. Donated iPods are paired with new Skullcandy headphones and an iTunes gift card, so the music therapist can meet their client's needs.

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(Music therapy) can make the difference between withdrawal and awareness, between isolation and interaction, between chronic pain and comfort-between demoralization and dignity.
— Barbara Crowe, past president of the National Association for Music Therapy
Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
— Leonard Bernstein
Music is the mediator between the life of the senses and the life of the spirit.
— Beethoven (1770-1827)
Music is what feelings sound like.
—Author Unknown
Music’s the medicine of the mind.
— John A. Logan
Music cleanses the understanding; inspires it, and lifts it into a realm which it would not reach if it were left to itself.
— Henry Ward Beecher
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.
— Confucius
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the utterances allowed to man is felt to be so divine. It brings us near to the infinite.
— Thomas Carlyle
I regard music therapy as a tool of great power in many neurological diseases-Parkinson's and Alzheimer's-because of its unique capacity to organize or reorganize cerebral function when it has been damaged.
— Oliver Sacks, M.D.
One good thing about music,
when it hits you, you feel no pain
— Bob Marley
 

Almost all children respond to music. Music is an open-sesame, and if you can use it carefully and appropriately, you can reach into that child's potential for development.

— Dr. Clive Robbins, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Clinic
Just as certain selections of music will nourish your physical body and your emotional layer, so other musical works will bring greater health to your mind.
— Hal A. Lingerman
Music therapy has been an invaluable tool with many of our rehabilitation patients. There is no question that the relationship of music and medicine will blossom because of the advent of previously unavailable techniques that can now show the effects of music.
— Mathew Lee, Acting Director, Rusk Institute, New York

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