Esther Thane has specialized since 1996 in the field of Autism and special needs. Esther enjoys presenting at conferences, writing book reviews for published journals, & holding workshops. In 2014, Esther completed the first international distance training program in Advanced Vocal Psychotherapy. Her publication in the book: Voicework in Music Therapy (Jessica Kingsley Publishers), focuses on her innovative method of Vocal-Led Relaxation for Children with Autism. Esther created a music therapy curriculum for children with autism, which is utilized by music therapists throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. Recently, Esther received CAMT’s (Canadian Association For Music Therapy) PEER RECOGNITION AWARD for innovation and advocacy.