March To Your Beat

Look into Our Recent Outreach Program!

March to Your Beat

Look into Our Recent Outreach Program!

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Mission

Founded in 2020, March To Your Beat is a platform for likeminded youth

  •   to advocate for those with special education needs; 
  •   to give support through music engagement; and 
  •   to carry out scalable research for the betterment of the autistic community in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area. 

Mission

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Founded in 2020, March To Your Beat is a platform for likeminded youth 

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Mission

Founded in 2020, March To Your Beat is a platform for likeminded youth 

to advocate for those with special education needs; 

to give support through music engagement; and 

to carry out scalable research for the betterment of the autistic community in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area. 

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2020
2020 August

March To Your Beat Established

2020 October

Pilot Scheme Started at Founder’s school

2021 July

Founder Alvin Wong Participated in the Panel Discussion of the Ageing and Disability Bootcamp co-hosted by Tsinghua University and University of Geneva.

2021 July

March To Your Beat Launched its Summer Volunteers Outreach Program at Other Schools

2021 August

Sustainability of March To Your Beat Showcased at Microsoft Headquarters

2021 November

March To Your Beat Won the Inclusion Award at UNITAR’s Inaugural Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Programme

2021 December

Founder Alvin Wong introduced March To Your Beat to Dr. Christian Seelos of Stanford University

2021 December

March To Your Beat’s Product Design Team Invented the Avocado

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2022
2022 January

March To Your Beat Launched its First Research Initiative: Investigating the Effects of Different Sounds on People Affected by Autism

Founder - Alvin Wong

Alvin Wong is the Founder of March To Your Beat. A percussionist himself, he seeks to share the joy of music with special needs youth. 

He has delivered talks about March To Your Beat at the Microsoft Headquarters, Catalyst 2030 and StartmeupHK, and he has participated in various panel discussions including the Ageing and Disabilities Bootcamp co-hosted by Tsinghau University and the University of Geneva.

He has also written articles about music and autism which have been featured at the United Nations Conferences, the World Economic Forum and the World Humanitarian Forum.

To help raise awareness for the autistic community, Alvin has pitched Match To Your Beat at the first UNITAR Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Programme Event and won an Inclusion Award for the initiative. He is also reaching out to different schools with the hope that more autistic youth may benefit from March To Your Beat.

Music and Autism

Our world has addressed many important issues, but Autism Spectrum Disorder is often overlooked. Autism primarily affects communication skills, which in turn affects one’s learning and development. Apart from communication skills, common symptoms of autism include weaker motor skills, shorter attention spans, occasional temper tantrums, and sensitivity to lights and sounds. According to data from the Autism Children Foundation in Hong Kong, some 25,000 children in Hong Kong are affected by autism. Its prevalence speaks for itself the importance for youth like us to take initiative and innovate ways to support our autistic population.

March To Your Beat is striving to use music engagement to support those diagnosed with autism. We believe that those diagnosed with autism don’t have any learning impairments; they merely have a different learning style that traditional education doesn’t offer. Music is a great alternative path to fostering them, and enhancing their communication skills. One benefit of music is that it is a nonverbal way of communicating with others and forging friendships. It trains collaboration skills without forcing physical proximity or eye contact. Playing percussion instruments, in particular, can enhance a child’s memory, improve mood, and improve classroom performance. We believe that through music, children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder can find an alternative learning path, enhancing their communication skills.

Our world has addressed many important issues, but Autism Spectrum Disorder is often overlooked. Autism primarily affects communication skills, which in turn affects one’s learning and development. Apart from communication skills, common symptoms of autism include weaker motor skills, shorter attention spans, occasional temper tantrums, and sensitivity to lights and sounds.According to data from the Autism Children Foundation in Hong Kong, some 25,000 children in Hong Kong are affected by autism. Its prevalence speaks for itself the importance for youth like us to take initiative and innovate ways to support our autistic population.

March to Your Beat is striving to use music engagement to support those diagnosed with autism. We believe that those diagnosed with autism don’t have any learning impairments; they merely have a different learning style that traditional education doesn’t offer. Music is a great alternative path to fostering them, and enhancing their communication skills. One benefit of music is that it is a nonverbal way of communicating with others and forging friendships. It trains collaboration skills without forcing physical proximity or eye contact. Playing percussion instruments, in particular, can enhance a child’s memory, improve mood, and improve classroom performance. We believe that through music, children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder can find an alternative learning path, enhancing their communication skills.

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