Paloma has been featured on CNN en español, Art Street show on WLRN local Miami channel and recently became a spokesperson for de education segments in "Despierta America" for Univision as a teaching artist and the importance of her work in the community teaching children with disabilities specializing in Autism and Sensory integration disorders. • Music Therapist/Faculty for Tonica Jazz Seminar, Guadalajara MX summer 2010 and 2013 Invited faculty for the “Jazz para Bajitos” week summer program for TONICA organization International Jazz Encounter in Guadalajara, Mexico. Planning and teaching summer week program for children focusing on the theme of Jazz. 4-13 yr old children. One of the pioneer inclusive music programs in Mexico open for children with disabilities. • palomARTS, Inc September 2009- Present Paloma gets incorporated and works as a music therapist and teaching artist for programs like MAAS, Miami Children’s Hospital and VSA arts. Where music and art are used to teach and help teachers in the public school system classroom, use the arts as a learning tool to teach children with disabilities, especially Autism. • Staff Music Therapist at Wholesteps Inc 2010 - current Conducting both individual and group music sessions at Crystal Academy, Kendall Speech and Language Center and Sensory Art teacher for Rosemont Academy.
• Music Therapist for Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami 2008- 2013 Conducting both individual and group music sessions once a week in Dan Marino Center Weston and Doral Campus as well as CAMP DMC every summer in Weston (2008-2017) • Music Therapist, Creative Children’s Therapies and Villa Lyan, Miami January 2007- 2009 As part of the CCT staff working with children with disabilities in individual and group (music sessions and with several programs such as summer camp, MAAS ( Music and Art for Autistic students), co-treatment with other therapies (Speech, occupational and physical) as part of their treatment and Art. • Music Therapist and Music teacher Private Practice, South Florida Since 2001 As a private music therapist, I conduct individual and group music therapy sessions as a private contractor with different programs and at-home for children with autism and learning disabilities. Doing different trainings and workshops for awareness and adaptations for children and adults with disabilities with VSA-Arts. • Observer and Assessor for Arts for Learning Organization, Miami May 2003-2007 As part of the Arts for Learning staff involved in a research study observing classrooms and evaluating children in Miami-Dade preschools and day care centers. • Music Therapy Program Director, Ann Storck Center, Ft. Lauderdale Nov 2002 – Sept 2003 I was responsible for the assessment, planning and implementation of group and individual music therapy programs for children and young adults with multiple disabilities. As a director, I am also part of the Expressive Arts Department, which involves Music and Fine Art therapy programs to ensure creative therapies are part of the integration program for these participants. I am currently involved in doing music therapy quarterly and annual reports for ICP meetings for the participants of the music therapy program. • Staff Music Therapist, Cadenza Music Therapy Inc. Miami, FL Aug 2001 – Feb 2002 In this role, I conducted music therapy treatment for children with special needs ranging in age from infants to pre-teens. Therapy was implemented individually at the patient’s home or at the Carrie Brazer Center for Autism and Alternative Approaches. • Music Therapy Intern, Claridge House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Miami, FL As an intern, I assessed, planned and helped implement goal-oriented group and individual therapy programming for multi-diagnosed geriatric residents. Activities included room visits, one-on-one interventions, exercise classes, educational classes, choir and small group activities for residents in order to maintain and enhance cognitive, social, emotional, motor, communication and spiritual functioning.