To provide special educators, music educators, music therapists, occupational therapists and other properly trained individuals with the initiatives, training and tools necessary to teach students with Autism and other special needs to play the piano using Occupational Octaves Piano and to optimize each lesson to each student. We are trying to empower a new generation of Special Education Music and Special Needs Music Teachers. Certified instructors are expected to:
My name is Lee stockner and i m the man behind the methos. i belive that i've created the best available approach to special needs piano lessons and special need music education to date. I am the only persion to successfully break down every aspect of traditional music notation and EXACTLY translate the information into a new special needs users friendly language that work so well, i built a business around using it with high behavior, low functioning, non-verbal students with autism.
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Hi everyone- It’s Lee Stockner with a new post for you! In previous blogs I’ve broken down the how’s and why’s of the Special-Needs-User-Friendly language and the technical steps of the Piano Circle of Cognitive..READ MORE
My daughter is 11 years old and has autism. She has significant language delays and great difficulty focusing, but she loves music and seems to have a great ear for music. It seemed natural that..READ MORE
5 years ago we met Lee and introduced him to our son Chase and the world of autism. He took our son under his wing like this was his calling.Read More
Learning to play the piano has been a challenging and very rewarding experience for each of our sons. Lee creatively designed a visual system of learning the notes without readingRead More
My son Douglas loves music and is really enjoying playing the piano with Lee. He is actually able to read music thanks to Lees method. During the holidays he playedRead More
Lee figured out a way to teach my autistic son to read music. My son really enjoys playing piano and it is truly a pleasure to watch and hear himRead More
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