About the Project

KidLinks is creating a custom, digital application with music, animations and downloadable guidebooks to aid in the instruction of social-emotional skills development. In collaboration with Metrocare Services as a clinical resource for testing and development, this musical toolbox will be made available to community centers serving children and families throughout Texas.

A customized music resource to aid clinicians and families in the development of coping and social skills through music and media.

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Project Goals

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Learning Through Repetition

Play. Learn. Repeat. Children can practice skills in their natural, comfortable environment.

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Decreased Negative Feelings

Music decreases the release of stress hormones such as cortisol.

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Enhanced Social Functioning

Improved scores on the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Assessment (CANS)

Current Focus Areas