Henny Kupferstein

Private piano lessons to autistic and non-verbal students all over the world. Click on my picture or the services links to learn more.

We need to have a lot more people like you who are showing the things that people with autism are good at.  ~ Temple Grandin

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Henny Kupferstein, Ph.D. is a psychologist with a specialization on autism research. Dr. Kupferstein is trained in music therapy, is an autistic autism researcher, parent of autistic children, and piano pedagogy scientist. You may click here for professional publications and some personal life stories.

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Henny’s research interests include perfect pitch, sensory integration, and autism. She is classically trained in piano, voice, and guitar. Henny also enjoys African drumming, Klezmer music, free improvisation and composing. Her current work focuses on advocacy, research, and scholarship. Please contact Henny about sensory and education consulting, piano lessons, and composing opportunities.

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BOOK! Perfect Pitch in the Key of Autism A Guide for Educators, Parents and the Musically Gifted

NEW BOOK! Perfect Pitch in the Key of Autism A Guide for Educators, Parents and the Musically Gifted

Book: Perfect Pitch in the Key of Autism A Guide for Educators, Parents and the Musically Gifted



memeconductingAutism and perfect pitch are the reasons why my non-verbal autistic clients make glorious piano music when taught in the classical tradition. I use a scientifically-based method for teaching autistic students with perfect pitch.  In our research, we found a near 100% correlation between autism and perfect pitch (Kupferstein & Walsh, 2015).

Individuals with Absolute Pitch do not activate the P300 action potential of the updated working memory because they are able to identify the tone just heard by existing permanent and resident representations of such comparisons 1. Perfect pitch cannot be taught.

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  1. I have a granddaughter that has autism sensory disorder. I would like to have her take piano lessons she loves piano.

    I also have a grandson that has autism. Trying to see if he will spark interest.

    I would like a consultation.

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