BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - There are several programs in Bakersfield for people with disabilities that are designed to help them develop basic life skills, but a different kind of therapy is pulling them out of the shadows and into the spotlight.
Chateau D'Bakersfield hosts a karaoke jam once a month for its clients and its bringing down the house while building their confidence
Many clients are relunctant to get in front of a screen - let alone a crowd - but with a little prompting, most singers get a chance to spread their wings.
The Karaoke Jam gives these aspiring artists a chance to experience a different kind of therapy that's striking a high note with not only the performers but the staff as well.
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