Musical Therapy for Autism Glendale CA

Musical therapy for autism helps autistic patients with social skills, language comprehension and more. See below for local music therapists in Glendale 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.

Pasadena Child Development Associates, INC.
(626) 793-7350
620 North Lake Avenue
Pasadena, CA
Support Services
Advocates (Special Education), Behavorial Intervention, Compounding Pharmacies, Early Intervention, Education, Floortime, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Music Therapy, Music Therapy, Nutritional Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Social Skills Training, Speech & Language, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Therap
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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Esther B. Hess, Ph.D.
(310) 652-7581
540 West Knoll Drive, #3
West Hollywood, CA
Support Services
Early Intervention, Floortime, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Hillary Ran
(513) 226-7558
111 S Monroe St #306B
Denver, CO
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Therapy Providers, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Julia Ann Singer Therapeutic School/Vista School
310-836-1223 ext.459
3200 Motor Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
Support Services
Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Play Therapy, Private School (Multi-disability), Sensory Integration, Speech & Language, Speech Therapy
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Big Fun Therapy and Recreational Services
(310) 837-7849
3710 S. Robertson Blvd.
Culver City, CA
Support Services
Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Floortime Therapy
(626) 795-7910
685 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA
Support Services
Floortime, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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CBC Education (Alhambra)
(323) 724-4446
1154 South Garfield Avenue
Alhambra, CA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Floortime, Play Therapy, RDI, Social Skills Training, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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CBC Education Inc. (Los Angeles)
(323) 724-4446
5655 East Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Justine Sherman & Associates
(626) 355-1729
55 Auburn Avenue
Sierra Madre, CA
Support Services
Camps, Floortime, Lindamood Bell, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Speech Therapy, Support / Tutoring, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Dr. Karrie Lager, Psy.D.
(310) 869-4866
16430 Ventura Blvd.
Encino, CA
Support Services
Academic Assessments, Art Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 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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