Arsi Nami

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Arsi Nami
Birth name Arsalan Nami
Also known as Arsi Nami
Born (1984-05-21) May 21, 1984 (age 34)
Shiraz, Iran
Genres Pop, Eurodance, World, Electronic
Occupation(s) Actor, Singer-songwriter, Music Therapist, Philanthropist
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano, percussion
Labels Shiraz Records
Website www.arsinami.com

Arsalan Nami (Persian: ارسلان نامی‎) (born May 21, 1984 in Shiraz) better known as Arsi Nami,[1] is a Swedish-Persian actor, singer, songwriter, music therapist and philanthropist living in Los Angeles, California. Credits include music on Fox TV shows Bones (TV series) and The Goodwin Games [2] as well Cannes Film Festival Entr'2 Marches winning film Love is Blind [3] and Crown Prince of Heaven.[4] He is known for contributing to the special needs and disability communities through music therapy and film. He was the lead actor and composer in drama short film, Love Is Blind, which won the 2017 Jury Prize at Cannes International Film Festival Entr'2 Marches for sharing disability awareness.[5] Arsi Nami was also named as a Judge in the panel of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival International Entr'2 Marches[6] He was the lead actor in Children's Hospital Los Angeles production "Healthcare in the Cloud", a project that has raised over $8 million for children's vision health, [7] as well as portraying a manic depressed painter named Vincent, in 2017 European Cinematography Award winning Drama short film Camelia.[8] His commercial acting credits include giant brands such as Google, Prada, Facebook, Hewlett Packard, BMW, Ford Motor Company, Samsung, Disney, NBA, Guitar Center and Los Defensores to name a few. He was also nominated for Best lead male actor in comedy film Villa, a 2017 Official Selection at Premio Tortoreto alla Cultura in Italy, AM Film Festival in Egypt and International Festival of Short Films on Culture & Tourism, India. His modeling work include brands such as Carriere Menswear, ETON of Sweden, FriarTux, Mens Wearhouse and Canali.

According to MTV.com, he is listed as one of the few award winning multilingual Pop Singers and Music Therapist outside of Iran. He is also known to be the first Iranian to introduce Music Therapy to the Iranian population, where music is used to help increase quality of life for individuals with psychological and physical deficits. He is also being a philanthropist contributing and helping communities in need, such as special needs kids and individuals with disabilities.[9]

His breakthrough came when he participated on Sikta Mot Stjärnorna (Aiming at the Stars), a national talent show program televised on TV4 (Sweden).[1] organized by FremantleMedia (American Idol). After two auditions where 4000 participated, he became one of the 45 to enter the show singing "Hero" (by Enrique Iglesias) live on national television, winning the second place award.[10]

Music[edit]

Arsi Nami's music has been featured on several TV Shows, films and video games.

His song "She Wants to Fly" (feat. Levi Whalen) was featured on Fox TV show Bones (TV series) on May 12, 2014.[11] The song was originally written for Freedom in Iran during the 2009 Presidential Elections and has previously been featured on the soundtrack of Cannes Film Festival movie Crown Prince of Heaven in 2010.[12] It has also been broadcast on major TV networks around the world such as Peace Day Television show which has featured world figures Dalai Lama, Bono, U2, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Angelina Jolie etc.[13]

His dance-pop song "Never Be Lonely" (feat. Levi Whalen) was on June 3, 2013 featured on Fox TV show The Goodwin Games[14] "Never Be Lonely" is also featured as the dance track for the web video game Good Game Disco[15] made by 2012/2013 award-winning European Game developer Goodgame Studios.

He also composed the Official Film Soundtrack for Love Is Blind, which won the Jury Prize at 2017 Cannes International Film Festival Entr'2 Marches, as well as being the Official Selection for the 2017 WE Care Film Festival, India and nominated as Best Short in 2017 Hollywood Screening Festival.[16]

His song "Paradise" (feat. Levi Whalen) was on May 1, 2015 voted as #1 song at top 100 Indie Dance/Disco chart on Spinnin' Records Talent Pool[17] The song was also voted as number 1 song at March top 10 House dance chart on House Charts.com[18] His pop music with his cultural musical blend of Eurodance, World Rhythms and Electronica. Arsi Nami is also known for writing and performing his works for Freedom, Human Rights and Health foundations with all music & lyrics written by him.[19] His music is multilingual, which includes songs released in English, Spanish, Italian and Swedish.

Arsi Nami joins Andrea Bocelli, The Beatles and Elvis Presley for releasing Consuelo Velázquez famous song "Bésame Mucho", via Shiraz Records, which makes it the first Duo/Latin house version in history, produced by Levi Whalen and co-sung with singer Jacqueline Padilla.[20]

On April 21, 2013, Arsi Nami became the first artist to release his Pop Electronic and Progressive House rendition of world famous Italian song "Caro Mio Ben" featuring UK based producer Kryphon. "Caro Mio Ben" was written by Italian composer Giuseppe Giordani, and made famous by Luciano Pavarotti.[21] He is the executive producer of Caro Mio Ben music video which had world premiere on MTV.com on August 9, 2013. He has also co-directed, produced, and edited two of his music videos "100 Miles" and "Heaven Knows", which have been broadcast through mainstream medium giants such as MTV UK and featured at the Laemmie Theaters Santa Monica SMC Film Festival.

On January 14, 2012, Arsi Nami was signed by music publishing company Winogradsky/Sobel to have his music pitched for television, film and video games etc. becoming the first artist in the company representing Pop/Euro-Dance and World Music genre[22]

Arsi Nami's single "Miracle" (feat Si Ana) released February 2012 via Royalty Recordings was featured for ten weeks on world's largest dance music store Beatport as Top Staff Pick in the pop/rock category. Arsi Nami's music is also listed on FairShareMusic, with profits going to human rights and health support organizations such as Red Cross, War Child, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, Amnesty International, Cancer Care & Research etc.

Music therapy[edit]

According to MTV.com, Arsi Nami is also known for being the first Iranian to introduce music therapy to the Iranian population,[9] where music is used to help increase quality of life for individuals with psychological and physical deficits. That includes his several TV appearances on giant Iranian media television stations such as IRAN TV, Radio 670am KIRN Los Angeles with award winning journalist, author Homa Sarshar, Mardoom TV and TinTV and invitations to speak at UCLA. He has been awarded several scholarships and awards for his music therapy practice and accomplishments. His recent awards include:The 2014 James R Simpson Merit Scholarship awarded by President Dianne Harrison of California State University, Northridge, The Royal Swedish Music Academy Award in 2013 and the Bayramian Art Scholarship Award in 2012 and 2013, for his music therapy studies and accomplishments. Arsi Nami does also spend his time making motivational and guest speaking appearances. Speeches include Music Therapy, the positive influence of music on children and his music and cultural journey from Iran to Sweden to Los Angeles. His speeches also include leading instrumental music improvisation and therapeutic music instrumentation with the audience. Invitations include Stand Up to Cancer at UCLA, Music Entrepreneurship classes at California State University, Northridge, Music For Your Heart Foundation in Miami, Children's Boosh Foundation in Los Angeles, International Children Foundation in Santa Barbara, Cottage Health System in Santa Barbara and California State University, Channel Islands.[23]

Arsi Nami is also the author of "The Effects of Music Therapy on Movement and Vocalization in Adult Male with Intellectual Disability and Cerebral Palsy: A Case Study and Treatment Plan", a clinical case study on how music therapy interventions on individuals with disabilities is so effective that it can help increase their speech and improve physical skills, which in turn can assist individuals with disabilities to communicate within their community more clearly and making their inclusion easier. He emphasizes on how vocalization aids in the development of functional communication skills, helping individuals with Intellectual Disabilities communicate their specific needs, wants, and discomforts within the community, which will help increase their personal independence and quality of life.[9]

Acting, TV and Commercials[edit]

Arsi Nami took on the acting career after going through a car accident followed by a heartbreak. He attended acting workshops part of his rehabilitation. His passion for acting grew as he auditioned for the role of a blind man in Love is Blind, a population which he had been working for since he was 16 years old within healthcare and music therapy. The drama short film, Love Is Blind, went an won the 2017 Jury Prize at Cannes International Film Festival Entr'2 Marches and an received an official selection at WE Care Film Festival in India, becoming a world wide success for promoting disability awareness.[24] Arsi Nami did also compose the Official film soundtrack of Love is Blind which was also nominated as Best Short in 2017 Hollywood Screening Festival. Arsi Nami was also named as a Judge at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival International Entr'2 Marches[6].Arsi Nami then continued giving back to the disability community through film as he also starred as the lead actor in Children's Hospital Los Angeles production "Healthcare in the Cloud", a production directed by award winning director Clay Westervelt and Dr. Thomas C Lee which that has raised over $8 million for children's vision health. Healthcare in the Cloud premiered at 2018 Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards with invited guests such as academy award winning actress Meryl Streep.[25] . With Arsi Nami's experience of working with population with mental health disorders, he took on the leading role of manic depressed painter, Vincent, in Camelia. A film that came to win the 2017 European Cinematography Award. He was also the lead actor in comedy film Villa, an 2017 Official Selection at Premio Tortoreto alla Cultura, Italy and International Festival of Short Films on Culture & Tourism, India. Arsi Nami also composed the soundtrack for Love is Blind as well as being the poster and art director. He also acted as the lead actor in comedy film Villa, an Official Selection in 2017 IFFC International Film Festival in India. Commercials include: Disney Cadillac ,HP, Samsung, NBA, Vivo Phone China, Guitar Center, Independence Day Resurgence, Westin Hotels, Clorox, El Vato, Los Defensores etc.[8]

Project Role Production
Camelia (Drama) * Award winner Lead (Vincent) Yuechen Hao[8]
Love Is Blind (Drama) * Cannes winner Lead (Giovanni) KM Productions[8]
Villa (Comedy) * 4 Nominations Lead (Brandon) New York Film Academy[8]
Samsung TV Commercial Featured (Business man) JIMP Entertainment[8]
NBA x VIvo TV Commercial Featured (Father) Melt Motion[8]
Disney TV Commercial Featured (Father) Big Machine D[8]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Featured (Software Engineer ) Tendo [26]
Google Featured (Father ) Missing Pieces [26]
Prada Featured (Musician/Pianist) Anonymous content [26]
Guitar Center Commercial Print Featured (Musician) WLGC Production[26]
Bones (TV series) Soundtrack - Episode Shiny Brass Lamp[8]
The Goodwin Games Soundtrack - Episode Farfield Production[8]
Los Defensores Featured (Attorney) Walker Advertising[26]
SoCal Gas Air Purifier Featured (Homeowner) Carpe Diem Productions[26]
Clorox Featured (Self) ERO[26]
Sikta Mot Stjarnorna Featured (Self/Singer) Freemantle Media[8]
Idol Sweden Featured (Self/Singer) Freemantle Media[8]
Carriere Menswear wearing Canali Featured (Model) J.C Productions[26]
WESTIN Hotels & Weddings Featured (Classical Groom) C2 Studios[26]
Costa Investment Group Featured (Billionaire investor) DC productions[26]
Film Noir Featured (Italian mob) JCP Productions[26]
Alta Steelyard Lofts Featured (Model/Resident) WC productions[26]
Disposable (Drama) Supporting (Psychologist) VALED Productions[26]
The Last Shift (Drama) Supporting (Iranian Head officer) Vanishing Angle[26]
Praetor (Sci-Fi) Supporting (Soldier) Bayou Pictures[26]
Live By Night (Drama) Cuban Gentleman at Revival Dir:Ben Affleck Prod: Leonardo DiCaprio[8]
Dangerous Minds (Drama) Supporting (Business man) Dimm Media LLC[26]
Fight of the Living Dead 2 Zombie Alpine Labs, BlackBoxTV, Ketchum Labs[8]
Hello Chile Photo Booth commercial Featured (Father) Immerse Films[26]

Philanthropy[edit]

Arsi Nami Co-Founded Non-Profit Organization Opportunitree to help the community, children, elderly and individuals with disabilities.[27] He spends a lot of time doing humanitarian work, raising awareness for human rights and health support organizations. He has been involved and contributed to charities such as:Red Cross, War Child, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, Amnesty, WWF, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK and ActionAid. He is also active bringing the importance of Music, Music Therapy to the community, children, elderly and individuals with disabilities. Arsi Nami's major contribution was by sharing disability awareness through of Drama film, Love Is Blind. Arsi Nami portrayed the lead blind actor as well as composing the official film soundtrack. The film was awarded the 2017 Jury Prize award at Cannes International Film Festival Entr'2 Marches, as well as official selection at WE Care Film Festival, India.

Arsi Nami's song She Wants To Fly was also written for Freedom and Human Rights in Iran, which has been featured at Peaceday TV and Cannes Film Festival short Film Crown Prince of Heaven. He has also been a guest artist at Charities such as: Children's Boosh Foundation at Taglyan Place, Los Angeles, Music for your Heart Foundation in Miami, Stand Up 2 Cancer at UCLA, International Children Foundation in Santa Barbara to name a few.

His music is also listed on FairShareMusic, with profits going to human rights and health support organizations.[28]

Education[edit]

Arsi Nami graduated with honors on May 19, 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Therapy from California State University, Northridge. He graduated with honors, Music A.A from Santa Monica College and a Music and Media Composing degree from ITM Sweden.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year
Cannes International Film Festival Entr'2 Marches - Jury Prize Winner - Love is Blind - (Lead Actor/Composer/Art Director) 2017 [8]
European Cinematography Awards - Winner Best Film - Camelia - (Lead Actor/Poster artist) 2017 [8]
We Care Film International Film Festival - New Delhi, India - Best Film Nomination - Love is Blind - (Lead Actor/Composer/Art Director) 2017 [8]
IFFC- International Festival of Short films on Culture & Tourism, India - Best Film Nomination - Villa - (Lead Actor/Art Director) 2017 [8]
Hollywood Screenings Film Festival - Best Film Nomination - Love is Blind - (Lead Actor/Composer/Art Director) 2017 [8]
International Film Festival Premio Tortoreto alla Cultura, Italy - Best Film Nomination - Villa - (Lead Actor/Art Director) 2017 [8]
AM International Film Festival Egypt - Best Lead Actor Male Nomination - Villa - (Lead Actor/Art Director) 2017 [8]
James R. Simpson Merit Scholarship Award for Music Therapy studies (Awarded by President Dianne Harrison at California State University of Northridge) 2014 [29]
Royal Swedish Music Academy Scholarship Award (Kungliga Musikaliska Akademien) 2013 [9]
Bayramian Art Scholarship Award 2013 [30]
Music For Your Heart Foundation - Certification Appreciation Award 2012 [30]
Nominated as UGT Talent Award Show best lead singer 2010 [30]
Pearl M Follmer Memorial Music Scholarship Award 2010 [30]
William T L Gertrude V. Powell Memorial Music Scholarship Award 2009 [30]
Iranian.com Iranian of the day Award 2008[30]
Simon Trust Music Scholarship Award 2008 [30]
Esther Landon Memorial Music Scholarship Award 2007 [30]
Aiming at Stars 2nd Place Award (National Television Competition Sweden) 2003[1]

Guest appearances and performances[edit]

Topic Audience Event/Location
Guest appearance at 2018 SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards held at Loews Hotel, in Hollywood,California. An event where Arsi Nami portrayed as the father of co-star Talia Ibrahim, in Children's Hospital Los Angeles production "Healthcare in the Cloud". A production that has raised over $8 million for children's vision health (Feb 3 ,2018) Special invited guests Los Angeles
Guest on GEM TV hosted by Zahra Sourosh and Dr.Foojan Zeine, talking about Music Therapy, how Arsi Nami overcame darkness and pain through acting therapy, acting as a lead character in Love is Blind a short film which he composed the soundtrack for which Won the Jury Prize at Cannes International Film Festival Entr'2 Marches, GEM TV (June 2, 2017) Public Los Angeles
Guest on Breakfast with Homa Sarshar, Radio 670am (April 8, 2017) Public Los Angeles
Featured Model, 4th Annual Vintage Glamour Bridal Event at Rancho Las Lomas (January 31, 2016) Public Orange County, California
Featured Model, 2016 Premiere Bridal Fashion Show at Hilton Worldwide (January 10, 2016) Public Pasadena, California
Guest speaker, lecturing nursing and communication students about Music Therapy, journey from Shiraz to Sweden and Los Angeles & leading a music therapy session (April 16, 2015) Nursing & Communication Students California State University, Channel Islands
Guest speaker, lecturing nursing communication and psychology students about Music Therapy, journey from Shiraz to Sweden and Los Angeles & leading therapeutic music session (October 16, 2014) Nursing & Psychology students California State University, Channel Islands
Guest speaker, presenting an evidence based Music Therapy method on the effects of Increasing vocalization and improving motor skills on individuals with Intellectual disabilities and Cerebral Palsy. (October 9, 2014) College students California State University, Northridge
Guest speaker, lecturing nursing and psychology students about Music Therapy, journey from Shiraz to Sweden and Los Angeles & leading instrumental music improvisation session (April 17, 2014) Nursing & Psychology students California State University, Channel Islands
Guest artist at Tin TV's Persian Norooz Show hosted by Dr.Foojan Zeine, talking about Music Therapy, showing his Italian Music Video "Caro Mio Ben" and singing live in Farsi (March 20, 2014) TV Tin TV/AFN, (Tasvir e Iran) Los Angeles
Performed his World Music flavored song "Luna" featuring The Circle at 2014 Music Therapy Showcase (Feb.25, 2014) Public Cypress Hall, Northridge, Los Angeles
Singing as a Tenor for the Irish band The Chieftains at a sold-out concert at Valley Performance Arts Center (Feb.22, 2014) Public Valley Performance Arts Center, Northridge, Los Angeles
Lecturing about Music Therapy, talking about his journey from Shiraz to Sweden to Los Angeles and leading an instrumental music improvisation session (Feb. 13, 2014) Nursing students Cottage Health System, (CSU Channel Islands), Santa Barbara
Guest artist at Iran TV's Banooye Sharghi Show with Mahroo, talking about music, music therapy and cultural journey from Shiraz to Sweden to Los Angeles (June 19, 2013) TV IRAN TV/ITN Los Angeles
Guest speaker, lecturing Nursing students about Music Therapy, Music Journey from Shiraz to Sweden to Los Angeles & leading music improvisation session (April 18) Nursing & Psychology students California State University, Channel Islands
Guest artist at Tin TV's Eternal Voice Show (Nedaye Daroon) talking about music, music therapy, music journey from Shiraz to Sweden to Los Angeles (March 29, 2013) TV Tin TV/AFN, (Tasvir e Iran) Los Angeles
Guest artist at Tin TV's Persian Norooz Show (March 20) TV Tin TV/AFN, (Tasvir e Iran), Los Angeles
Lecturing about Music Therapy & leading music improvisation session with Valentine's Day as topic (Feb.14,2013) Nursing students Cottage Health System, (CSU Channel Islands) Santa Barbara
Guest artist on Iranican Show on Radio Javan talking about Music, Music Therapy and singing live Radio Radio Javan, Washington, D.C
Talking about Music Journeys, how music influence children and Music Therapy Public Music For Your Heart Foundation, Miami[31]
Miracles & Music Journeys, Music Therapy and leading a Music Improvisation session Freshmen students Professor Dolas Entrepreneurship class California State University, Northridge
Guest artist on MasAppeal Show on Radio Javanan talking about Music, Music Therapy and Life journeys Radio Javanan, (Radio Javanan) Los Angeles
Music, Life, Miracles and Inspirations and leading a Music Improvisation session Music students Dr.Roscetti entrepreneurship class California State University, Northridge
Guest artist, singing, talking about Music Therapy and Positive motivations Public Stand Up 2 Cancer, UCLA
Guest artist, singing Besame Mucho and honoring Mexican songwriter Consuelo Velázquez Public Dia de Los Muertos Mexican Festival 2011, Los Angeles
Live Singing Performance with dancers Gloria Villegas and Nelson Aparicio Public Malibu Music Awards, Malibu, California
Guest artist at Mardom TV's talking about Music, Music Therapy, Shiraz and upcoming performance on Malibu Music Awards 2011 TV Mardom TV with Sorbi, Washington, D.C
Guest artist, live singing performance dedicated for Freedom and Arts with dancer Gloria Villegas and singer Jacqueline Padilla Public Save The Culture - Hand in Hand with Persian Stars Los Angeles
Singing as a Tenor for Gary Schyman's Orchestra for his world known music written for games Bioshock and Dante's Inferno Public Studio Ensemble Concert California State University, Northridge
Guest artist at Iranian Radio KIRN 670AM, talking about his music and performing songs Never Be Lonely / She Wants To Fly Live on Air Public Radio Iran 670 KIRN, Los Angeles
Singing as a Tenor at the Opening Gala of Valley Performance Arts Center. Song; Brand New Day (Wiz of Oz). Selected by Dean of Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication; Robert Bucker Public Opening Gala of Valley Performance Arts Center 2011, Los Angeles
Live singing and dancing rumba, paso-doble, waltz and tango at consecutive sold out event[21] Public Folklorico World Dance Performance at The Broad Stage, Santa Monica, California
Guest artist singing live for Cancer foundation Public The benefit Cancer Foundation Fashion Show at Taglyan Palace Hollywood, Hollywood, California
Guest artist, live singing performance benefiting Children Cancer Foundation Public International Fashion Show benefiting International Children Foundation, Santa Barbara, California
Guest artist Christmas singing Live benefiting children foundation Public Stars Shine Bright X-Mas MBar performance benefiting Children's Boosh Foundation. Hollywood, California
Guest artist, performing with his band four consecutive years, biggest Swedish music Festival Public Kalajs Rix Fm Music Festival Jönköping, Sweden

Music releases[edit]

Song Year Label
Love Is Blind - Original Soundtrack Oct 14, 2016 [Shiraz Records]
"Paradise" feat. Levi Whalen Feb 14, 2015 [Shiraz Records] [32]
"Luna" (Instrumental Piano/World Rhythms) June 4, 2014 [Shiraz Records]
"Threw My Heart Away" feat. Taylor Lipari Nov 11, 2013 [Shiraz Records]
"Caro Mio Ben" feat. Kryphon April 27, 2013 [Shiraz Records]
"Besame Mucho" feat Levi Whalen & Jacqueline Padilla Jan 15, 2013 [Shiraz Records]
"Heaven Knows" Remastered Jan 1, 2013 [Shiraz Records]
"Dig Jag Vill Ha" (You I Want) Dec 24, 2012 [Shiraz Records]
"Never Be Lonely" feat. Levi Whalen Oct 16, 2012 [Shiraz Records]
"Miracle" feat Si Ana Feb 27, 2012 [Royalty Recordings]
"Keep Falling in Love" feat Florence Rezvani March 9, 2011 [Shiraz Records]
"She Wants to Fly" (Dedicated for freedom in Iran) Aug 7, 2009 [Shiraz Records/CPOH OST]
"100 Miles" Jun 11, 2008 [Indp.]

Featured songs[edit]

Song Year Featured
Arsi Nami - Love Is Blind (OST) May 21, 2017 Official Film Soundtrack to 2017 Jury Prize winning film at Cannes International Film Festival [33]
Arsi Nami - Paradise (feat.Levi Whalen) May 1, 2015 #1 song at top 100 Indie Dance/Disco chart on Spinnin' Records Talent Pool[34]
Arsi Nami - Paradise (feat.Levi Whalen) March 1, 2015 #1 song at March top 10 House dance chart on House Charts.com[35]
Arsi Nami - She Wants To Fly (feat.Levi Whalen) May 12, 2014 Featured on Fox TV show Bones (TV series)[36]
Arsi Nami - Never Be Lonely (feat.Levi Whalen) June 3, 2013 Featured on Fox TV show The Goodwin Games[37]
Arsi Nami - Never Be Lonely (feat.Levi Whalen) 2010–present Featured as official dance track by 2012 European Game Award winners Goodgame Studios on web game "Goodgame Disco" [38]
Arsi Nami - Miracle (feat.Si Ana) 2012 Featured 10 weeks as Top Staff Pick on World Largest Dance Music Store Beatport along with Kelly Clarkson and Radiohead[38]
Arsi Nami - She Wants To Fly 2010 Featured on Cannes Film Festival film Crown Prince of Heaven [39]

Books[edit]

Arsi Nami, the author of "The Effects of Music Therapy on Movement and Vocalization in Adult Male with Intellectual Disability and Cerebral Palsy: A Case Study and Treatment Plan", where he shows a clinical case study on how music therapy interventions on individuals with disabilities is so effective that it can help increase their speech and improve physical skills, which in turn can assist individuals with disabilities to communicate within their community more clearly and making their inclusion easier. He emphasizes on how vocalization aids in the development of functional communication skills. It also helps individuals with Intellectual Disabilities communicate their specific needs, wants, and wants, and discomforts within the community. Improving gross motor skills would help individuals to increase their personal independence, not only at the day care center but also in the community. In general, both vocalization and gross motors skill development helps to improve the self-help skills of individuals with disabilities, which in-turn increases quality of life. - Clinical Case Studies [22]

Basketball[edit]

As a teenager, Arsi Nami played as a Shooting guard (SG) in the team Brahe Basket in Sweden. He accomplished receiving 2 Most Valuable Player Awards as the best player in Jönköping during the 1995/1996 and 1996/1997 season and 1 Most Valuable Player Award as the best player of Southern Sweden during the Swedish Championship Basketball Competition in 1997/1998 season.[40]

References[edit]

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