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Ruthlee Figlure Adler, American recreational therapist. Certified music therapist National Board Music Therapy.


Adler, Ruthlee Figlure was born on August 1, 1938 in St. Louis. Daughter of Albert Jacob and Eve (Brick) F.


Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy, Indiana University, 1960.


Private practice, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1960. Music therapist Ivymount School, Rockville, 1975—2005. Music therapist, supervisor university/college music therapy students, since 1977.

Music therapist, consultant, lecturer National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, 1977—1993. Presenter workshops Fragile X Associates, Durham, North Carolina, 1988-1990, Voice American, national and local radio shows, national, state, regional and local conferences, since 1976. Coordinator Very Special Arts Project Music Therapy Handicapped Children, Ivymount School, 1981.


Board trustees Bethesda Academy Performing Arts, since 1988. Member American Orff Schuleverk Association, American Music Therapy Association (delegate 1975-1989, 93—, board directors since 2003), Music Educators National Conference(Music Educators National Conference), Music Teachers National Association, Council for Exceptional Children.


Married Larry Adler, October 1, 1960. Children: Laurie Kaye, Mark Allan, Joy Ellen.