Musical Therapy for Autism Waterbury CT

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

Jessica Berrios
(203) 206-8119
1555 New Haven Rd
Naugatuck, CT
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Aquatic Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Inflatable Bounce Houses/Parties, Karate, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Sports, Swimming Lessons
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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ABLE Consulting
(203) 773-9124
whitney ave
New Haven, CT
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Kristi J. Kniehl, OTR/L Occupational Therapy/Sensory Integrative Therapy
(203) 530-2108
Stamford, CT
Stamford, CT
Support Services
Occupational Therapy, Play Therapy, Respite, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Sensory Integration, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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SuperKids
(203) 431-9150
898 Ethan Allen Highway
Ridgefield, CT
Support Services
Art Therapy, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Positive Choices
(508) 330-8290
13 Donna Street
Enfield, CT
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Innovative Autism Network
(860) 351-5407
Plainville, CT
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavior Assessment, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade

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Creative Development, LLC
(860) 284-9779
124 Simsbury Road
Avon, CT
Support Services
Adult Support, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Certified Respite Care Provider
(860) 227-2016
4 S. Edgewood Rd.
Niantic, CT
Support Services
ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, Activities, Babysitting / Childcare, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Early Intervention, Other, Play Therapy, Residential, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Social Skills Training, Support / Tutoring
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Jessica Berrios
(203) 206-8119
1555 New Haven Rd
Naugatuck, CT
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Aquatic Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Inflatable Bounce Houses/Parties, Karate, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Sports, Swimming Lessons
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Branches of Hope, Inc
(203) 227-3383
19 Ludlow Road
Westport, CT
Support Services
Academic Assessments, Adult Support, Assistive Technology, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, FastForword, Floortime, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Support Group Meetings, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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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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