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May 18, 2023



SickKids VS Silence 

Not all medical instruments are surgical. Hear from a trio of music therapists as they share unique approaches—and songs—for soothing pain, building bonds, and unlocking new ways of communicating for kids who are nonverbal.

Jacob, music enthusiast and SickKids Patient Ambassador with medical complexities


Baby Jacob with SickKids Music Therapist, Carolyn, and Occupational Therapist, Sherna Marcus



Jacob jamming to music at SickKids



Hannah You, Music Therapist at SickKids




Jonathan Han, Music Therapist at SickKids



Emily Mostratos, Music Therapist at SickKids



About the Host: Hannah Bank

As a SickKids Foundation writer, Hannah works closely with world-renowned SickKids scientists, physicians, and researchers, turning dense medical jargon into engaging content about the latest research and treatments for kids. She’s inspired by the hope and perseverance of young patients and their families, a fantastic team of colleagues, and her three young girls at home.

Hannah Bank