Neurodiverse Empowerment Through Music, with Joseph S. Lento | EDB 136 – YouTube

Published on Jul 25, 2018


In this episode, Dr. Hackie Reitman continues his conversation with Joseph S. Lento.
Joseph is a Conservatory trained professional Musician. He is licensed by NYS as a Teacher of Orchestral Music and School District Administration and began his career in 1984. In 1999 he was named NYC Bronx County High School Teacher of the Year.
In 2014 President Barack Obama named him a National Teacher of Arts and Humanities. Joseph is called on frequently by local Radio Hosts, NY Cable TV and local T.V. News stations as an expert on Music, Special Needs students and curriculum development.
He discusses the best way for someone to choose an instrument to learn, and how music can empower people with intellectual and developmental differences. To find out more about Joseph Lento, visit him at or
You can also check out the clog he has written for us here:… Follow Different Brains on social media:… Check out more episodes of Exploring Different Brains!

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