• Henry learns to sing in clean pitch without scooping - Duration: 2 minutes, 11 seconds.

    • 1 day ago
    Perfect pitch students who are very gifted, will want to add extra flair to their singing. Teaching them the difference between scooping and clean pitch is important, especially when there is no le...
  • Interfaith Holiday Medley - Intermediate Piano Sheet Music - Duration: 98 seconds.

    • 1 week ago
    Holiday favorites in piano medley fusion: Rock of Ages - Maoz Tzur, Angels We Have Heard On High, Little Dreydel, Jingle Bells, Deck The Halls
  • Evaluating Behaviorists’ Claims of ABA as Evidence-Based and Best for your Autistic Child - Duration: 3 minutes, 42 seconds.

    • 1 week ago
    Click for closed-captions. Full transcript on this webpage:

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  • Henry sings Staccato in 2 octaves while playing new piano piece - Duration: 25 seconds.

    • 2 weeks ago
    This perfect pitch student is demonstrating the ability to sing in two octaves without skipping a beat. When teaching right or left hand, consider teaching "ladies" and "guys" or "Mommy Hand"/"Dadd...
  • SCD Yogurt in Instant Pot, 24 hour fermented lactose free - Duration: 4 minutes, 41 seconds.

    • 3 weeks ago
    SCD yogurt is lactose free, for the specific carbohydrate for crohn's, colitis, and IBS. The lactose gets converted to digestive enzymes. The easiest way for me to prepare it is with an instant pot.
  • Arjun's Mind Over Body - Dyspraxia Piano Fingers Control - Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    Arjun (15) has been taking piano lessons for 2 years. Despite dyspraxia and apraxia of speech, he is able to "talk" to his hands and direct them toward purposeful movement. He uses his perfect pit...
  • Cyrus conducts in 3/8th and Note-Reading a Cantus Firmus Challenge - Duration: 6 minutes, 45 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    In this video, a prodigious perfect pitch student is taught how to conduct in 3/8, and think about subdivision for such time signatures. Teaching conducting to perfect pitch students requires a sin...
  • Keerat - Babies make diarrhea, musicians make beautiful music - Duration: 95 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    Keerat is 6, and has been taking lessons for 8 months. His brain is on fire, so he rushes through the pieces without pausing to apply new instruction. Today, he kept disconnecting my call and playi...
  • Keerat - Patience with brilliant minds and flying bodies - Duration: 6 minutes, 39 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    How do you teach students who don't demonstrate focus or active listening? He is 6 years old, autistic, and preverbal. It's easy for anyone to misinterpret a flying body as lack of focus, or worse-...
  • Siddhu’s graduation speech, typed in advance and read out loud - Duration: 3 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    Siddharth Vembu graduated from high school from COIL charter school in Fremont, California. On June 12, 2018, he stood on that podium and read his graduation speech out loud which he typed in advan...
  • Graciella - Insultingly easy sharped solfege - Duration: 95 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    Piano student Graciella (14) put me in my place when I taught her the solfege syllables for sharped notes, and she beat me to it! Lesson # 26
  • EDS, Dyspraxia, and Arthritis-Friendly Knife - Cut Watermelon Into Cubes - Duration: 3 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    I think I finally found a pain-free way to prepare my food without the pain of EDS, arthritis in wrist and shoulder, and dyspraxia. This is a $30 Stirex Ergonomic Chef's Knife Type U-2, 20cm with a...
  • Carlebach Ana Hashem on Violin, Piano, and Guitar - Duration: 3 minutes, 32 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    Piano:, Guitar, Ezzy Gluck. Violin, Shia Kahane.
  • Kriya with pencil and knee support - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 5 months ago
    Students with dyspraxia require a specific approach for bringing all 10 fingers together. How do you work with students who have movement disorders, and need a strategic approach for the fingers to...
  • Carlebach - Eshet Chayil in D minor on Piano - Duration: 2 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
  • Luke - Solfege helps absolutely - Duration: 5 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    This is Luke at his 30th piano lesson. He is using all 10 fingers independently, and mom has backed off to the elbows. He is now playing 2 notes simultaneously on the left hand, and with 80% accura...
  • Skype Conference with Staff at Vida Alternativa, Oaxaca Mexico - Duration: 3 minutes, 53 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    Empowering Skype conference with the staff at Vida Alternativa, Oaxaca Mexico - An alternative health clinic that is getting it right: dedicated to providing the most current and appropriate suppor...
  • SCD Legal Fermented Cultured Butter Recipe - 5-minutes! - Duration: 5 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    This recipe takes 5 minutes to whip up. All you need is 1 tablespoon of yogurt starter mixed with 1 cup of heavy cream. (I usually triple the recipe). Let it sit on the counter for 24 hours in a co...
  • How to travel with SCD yogurt and perishable food - Safe Trip! - Duration: 7 minutes, 48 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    If you have a weeklong conference or vacation out of town, you can travel with meals that are frozen ahead of time. Portion them into snack bags, ziplock bags, and small deli counter containers. La...
  • Cyrus (12) playing Twinkle with chords - Duration: 84 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    Three months into lessons, we haven't even started chords yet, and he's already breaking them into walking patterns! He was noodling with Twinkle Twinkle, so I treated him to a pattern by rote. God...
  • SCD Legal Cheese Blintzes Recipe with Homemade DCCC Farmer Cheese - Duration: 6 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    These are SCD legal Hungarian palacsinta cheese blintzes. The filling for the crepes contains 2 lbs homemade farmer cheese (DCCC), 2 eggs, honey, and vanilla to taste. Serving suggestions at the en...
  • Frying SCD legal thin blintzes crepe recipe with instructions - Duration: 9 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    Also see SCD legal Farmer cheese recipe: The thin crepe wrappers for Hungarian cheese blintzes are often made with sweet vanilla and sugar. The secret is...
  • How to make DCCC Dry curd cottage cheese - SCD legal Farmer Cheese Recipe & Instructions - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 9 months ago
    SCD legal farmer cheese requires fermentation to ease digestion. Add 1 liter of buttermilk to 1 gallon of whole milk (not ultra-pasteurized), and allow it to sit in a warm place for 24 hours. I pla...
  • SCD Legal Instant Pot Flank Steak with Pickled Marinade Recipe - 10 minutes! - Duration: 3 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    Five minutes of onion sautee, plus ten minutes cooking time. Ingredients: 1/2 onion, 1 lb premium angus flank steak, apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper, honey, 3 bay leaves. I do not apologize for c...
  • Graciella (14) Nonverbal AP test, Rancer Method Piano Matching - Duration: 117 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    Week 11 of piano lessons, AP test # 1 using the Rancer Method's nonverbal piano matching test.
  • Patent Issued for Perfect Perch - Hand Support Device Pianists with Dyspraxia - Duration: 105 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    U.S. Patent Patent No. 9,775,734 B1 "A Hand Support Method And Device For Somatosensory Input To The Palm" Learn more at Blog page:
  • Coby - Complimenting my terrible haircut - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Watch how this newly-minted 8-year-old #piano #student picks on my poorly developed #socialskills. Oh Coby :P
  • Ameya - Mindful of Arrogance With Intelligence - Duration: 3 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    I asked him if he noticed the patterns in the notes before I mentioned it, or after. When he wouldn't answer, I offered a third choice: "Before, During, or After". He still wouldn't answer. So I as...
  • Coby - RPM Letterboard Emojis and Motor Progress Confidence with Piano Fingering - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    One year into lessons, Coby is 7 and discusses with deadpan humor about adding emojis to his letterboard. With regard to his tremendous progress with fingering, he says, "Can't sometimes grasp I am...
  • "It's What I Believe" on piano, by Abie Rotenberg (Journeys III) - Duration: 4 minutes, 42 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Father please tell me, help me understand
    Who made what surrounds us, the sky and the land
    The water we drink, the air that we breathe
    Father please tell me, what should I believe
    Listen my child, ...
  • Ameya - Talking to Body, Piano Lesson #20 - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    How does the autism mind-body disconnect interfere with piano lessons? In this video, the student is in his 20th week of instruction. He is playing his assigned piece which he has practiced and kno...
  • Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe, SCD Legal, Paleo Gluten Free - Duration: 6 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    In this video, I doubled the recipe for cauliflower pizza crust but quadrupled the shredded cheese by mistake...It was still delicious! (WRONG! 1/2 cup for 1 recipe, 1 cup for doubled recipe.) Bec...
  • Luke - First Piano Lesson (New RPM Fan!) - Duration: 90 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Luke was wondering why his fingers were not cooperating with his thoughts. After my explanation, he communicated his opinion by spelling on his RPM letterboard. I have learned that my students have...
  • Why ABA Piano Students Struggle to Believe in Themselves, Despite Musical Gifts - Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Interview with Dima Tahboub of - The distinct differences in the success of my students are directly linked to their early exposure to esteem-building teacher-student relationships...
  • "Can perfect pitch be a problem when teaching note-reading to piano students?" with Dima Tahboub - Duration: 9 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Can perfect pitch be a problem when you are trying to teach music notation to a student?" In this interview with Dima Tahboub of, we discuss how the Rancer Method builds neurologi...
  • How to Make SCD Legal Cualiflower Pizza Recipe Video, gluten free and paleo - Duration: 3 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Cauliflower pizza crust: I took 2 cups of the cauliflower rice I found in the store. Luckily the pack was exactly that much, and put it into a microwave safe bowl with 1 teaspoon of water. Cover wi...
  • Chesky Kupferstein serving me court papers - Duration: 49 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    In this video, my youngest daughter Miriam was a nursing baby (13 months old) is crying while me ex's brother is serving me court papers by throwing it on the floor. My baby is heard crying as I le...
  • "Reizy Reizy" - Yiddish Love Song Freestyle Satire by Ezzy Gluck, on Piano - Duration: 4 minutes, 39 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Avada Gevist Production presents: “Reizy Reizy - Yiddish Love Song Freestyle Satire by Ezzy Gluck, on Piano

    “Oy Reizy, Reizy, Reizy, Reizy”
    Oh Raizy, Raizy, Raizy, Raizy

    “Vi bis'ti geg...
  • Bobov nigun Kol Mekadesh on piano, by - Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    via YouTube Capture
  • Coby's HELLO opera, Good Grief - Duration: 90 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    6-year-old nonspeaking autistic piano student just put me into my place, but not before causing me an enormous bellyache! Coby uses the rapid prompting method (RPM) and spells on a letterboard.
  • Hava Nagilah Klezmer improvisation at Lag Be'omer celebration - Duration: 68 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Playing the keyboard with a random group of Jews celebrating Lag Be'Omer in Tilden Park, near Orinda, California.
  • Charlie's Jam - Duration: 97 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Here's why teachers who work with non-speaking autistic students should have perfect pitch...Read the book:
  • Carlebach - Mimkomcha Malkinu - ממקומך מלכנו - Piano with 2-part Harmony by - Duration: 4 minutes, 31 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Mimkomcha Shabbat and Holiday prayer by Reb Shlomo Carlebach, Singing and piano by

    Mimkomcha malkeinu tofia,
    From your place, our King, may you appear
    V’timloch aleinu, ki m’chakim an...
  • Kol beramah nishma, Rachel mevakah al baneha - D'veykus 2 on Piano - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    "A voice is heard in Ramah, mourning and great weeping, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more." (Jeremiah 31:15 )
  • Teaching V7 Chords Using Solfege for Perfect Pitch Students - Duration: 4 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    First, captivate the ear-based learner who craves sound. Keep pushing the ear a bit more. Now, reinforce the sound with the note clusters on the page. You must validate the fact that V7 inversions ...
  • Deaf nonverbal autistic piano student (with cerebral palsy) signs in ASL - Duration: 40 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    That magic lightbulb moment when my deaf non-verbal autistic piano student (with cerebral palsy) signs his music theory analysis during the lesson! "Is it a second, third, or fourth?" He answers in...
  • Alyssa Improvising Jingle Bells By Ear - Duration: 88 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Sharing the holiday magic with a special-needs student during a piano lesson.
  • Presuming Competence with Nonverbal Autistic Piano Students - Duration: 5 minutes, 15 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    In his piano lesson, Charlie thought he could take a vacation while his mother would "support" his fingers. I presume competence by speaking to my nonverbal autistic students like mature intellectu...
  • Multisensory Theory and Rhythm Review with Perfect Pitch Students - Duration: 5 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Reviewing music theory inside the workbook can be a language-heavy process. Especially for autistic students with perfect pitch, a multisensory approach is required. Look for signs of language fati...
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