Musical Therapy for Autism Pittsburgh PA

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

Sharp Visions
(412) 456-2144
1425 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Play Therapy, Therapy Providers

Data Provided By:
Pressley Ridge Day School for Autism
(412) 322-0140
Pittsburgh, PA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Academic Assessments, Behavorial Intervention, Play Therapy, Private School (Autism Only), Private School (Multi-disability), Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade

Data Provided By:
Robert A. Lowenstein, MD
(412) 661-5437
Community Psychiatric Centers - Medical Center East
Pittsburgh, PA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Adult Support, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Biomedical Intervention, Compounding Pharmacies, Doctors, General, Educational Assessment, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Play Therapy, Psychological Counseling, Psychological Counseling, Support Group Meetings, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

Data Provided By:
Southwestern Human Services
(412) 831-1223
9 Dorchester Drive
Pittsburgh, PA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Adult Support, Art Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Other, Play Therapy, Support Group Meetings, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

Data Provided By:
Tracy Grieve-Martin LSW, MSW
(412) 527-6111
575 Allegheny Avenue
Oakmont, PA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Disability Advocacy, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, RDI, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

Data Provided By:
Achieva
(412) 995-5000
711 Bingham St.
Pittsburgh, PA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy
Ages Supported
Preschool

Data Provided By:
Barber National Institute
(412) 772-6947
Pittsburgh, PA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Art Therapy, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Educational Assessment, Play Therapy, Psychological Counseling, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

Data Provided By:
Childrens Choices ESY Summer Camps
(412) 428-9700
112 3rd Ave.
Carnegie, PA
Support Services
Auditory Integration Therapy, Camps, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

Data Provided By:
The Early Learning Institute
(412) 922-8322
2110 Baldwick Road
Pittsburgh, PA
Support Services
Art Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Education, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Nutritional Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool

Data Provided By:
The Watson Institute
(412) 749-2889
301 Camp Meeting Road
Sewickley, PA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Academic Assessments, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Compounding Pharmacies, Early Intervention, Helpful Websites, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Play Therapy, Psychological Counseling, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Autism Support Network

Related Video

Autism: Mom Uses Biomedical Treatment and Diet Change to Recover Child




nSphere provides links to videos hosted on other sites as a convenience to our users and does not control the content of the videos or any other graphic content outside of the nSphere network. nSphere is not responsible, in any way, for any information, advice, content or graphics found in any video linked to this site. All video usage is subject to the terms and conditions of the site upon which such content resides. Users are encouraged to review those conditions upon transferring from this site to any host site.