Musical Therapy for Autism Annapolis MD

Musical therapy for autism helps autistic patients with social skills, language comprehension and more. See below for local music therapists in Annapolis that give access to therapy which has effects such as non-communicative speech reduction and echolalia reduction as well as advice and content on art therapy for autism and how to find music therapists for autism.

The Autism Project
(410) 286-8240
PO Box 1518
North Beach, MD
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Aquatic Therapy, Art Therapy, Early Intervention, Music Therapy, Play Therapy, Respite, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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After School Therapeutic Intervention Program
(410) 579-6789
6600 Amberton Drive
Elkridge, MD
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Art Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Play Therapy, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Childrens Innovative Therapy Group, LLC
(301) 652-2220
4833 Rugby Avenue, Suite 101
Bethesda, MD
Support Services
Auditory Integration Therapy, Camps, FastForword, Floortime, Lindamood Bell, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Supplies, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Sports, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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The Autism Project Inc.
(410) 286-8240
PO Box 1518
North Beach, MD
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Academic Assessments, Advocates (Special Education), Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Educational Assessment, Floortime, Play Therapy, Respite, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Vocational Rehabilitation Centers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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The Autism Project
(410) 286-8240
PO Box 1518
North Beach, MD
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Aquatic Therapy, Art Therapy, Early Intervention, Music Therapy, Play Therapy, Respite, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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The Autism Project Inc.
(410) 286-8240
PO Box 1518
North Beach, MD
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Academic Assessments, Advocates (Special Education), Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Educational Assessment, Floortime, Play Therapy, Respite, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Vocational Rehabilitation Centers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group LLC
(202) 215-9252
Greenbelt, MD
Support Services
ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, ABA, Therapy Services, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Sports, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Jo Raphael, LCSW-C
(410) 821-8808
306 West Chesapeake Avenue
Towson, MD
Support Services
Lindamood Bell, Play Therapy, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Ann Jones - Speech Therapy
(410) 997-7352
11405 little pawtuxent pkwy #107
columbia, MD
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Hyattsville Speech & Language Center
(301) 322-4995
4331 Gallatin Street, Suite 203
Hyattsville, MD
Support Services
Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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Living with autism: two programs, one heart

Elaine Hall

Two weeks ago, we had the pleasure of experiencing first hand each other's nonprofit organizations. As the L.A.-based The Miracle Project expanded to New York and the N.Y.-based Music for Autism expanded to L.A., we were immediately struck by the shared motivations and core values of our programs.

Music for Autism aims to improve quality of life for those with autism and their families by organizing fully subsidized, interactive concerts with extraordinary professional musicians. As long as no one or no instrument gets hurt, all reactions to the live music are welcome by concert participants with autism who are guided by exceptional volunteers to conduct the musicians and play along with percussion instruments to the live music they experience. Similarly creating a world that does not judge, The Miracle Project is an acting, music and art program for children with special needs that taps into the sometimes hidden talents and potential of those in this community and culminates in live performances of original works by its participants, their typically developing siblings and committed volunteers. Shy children come out of their shells; overzealous children become part of a group. Through shared experiences a dynamic, creative community is built.

Both programs use the arts as a vehicle to allow those with special needs to express themselves freely -- in an environment where no one will be embarrassed by unpredictable behaviors and responses to external stimuli that make life in public spaces so challenging for families with a special needs child. As the mother of six-year-old Connor, Kathleen Kitts, put it, following Music for Autism's West Coast debut performance in collaboration with The Help Group, "I was astounded and thrilled at how the children were moved by the music and how I was moved by the spirit of acceptance. As a parent of a child with autism, I am used to being on guard for behaviors which require me to remove Connor from situations. At the Music for Autism concert, I didn't have to do this... Connor was allowed, encouraged even to express himself, and I was able to relax at a public event for the first time in five years." Through The Miracle Project and Music for Autism, we aim to create a capsule of love that we wish all of society would emulate for all those marginalized like the populations we serve.

It is Mother Theresa's comment on doing good in the world that has pr...

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