Musical Therapy for Autism Wilmington DE

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

Wanna Play Program
(610) 853-2898
8701-A West Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA
Support Services
Camps, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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Prompt & Play
(610) 388-7878
330 Kennett Pike
Chadds Ford, PA
Support Services
Camps, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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ABAYOURWAY Behavior Services
(561) 213-3738
340 Media Station Road
media, PA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Academic Assessments, Behavorial Intervention, Career Counseling, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Sports, Support Group Meetings, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Fitz-All, Inc
(610) 696-1929
1522 Paoli Pike
West Chester, PA
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Other, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Support Group Meetings, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Roland Williams
(302) 276-4903
1127
Wilmington, DE
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Floortime, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Roland Williams
(302) 276-4903
1127
Wilmington, DE
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Floortime, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Home Bound Unlimited
(302) 276-4903
1127 Valley Rd
Hockessin, DE
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Floortime, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Marycate McDonough, M.S.Ed, BCBA
(267) 253-5366
489 Gregory Lane
West Chester, PA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Academic Assessments, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Play Therapy, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool

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Home Bound Unlimited
(302) 276-4903
1127 Valley Rd
Hockessin, DE
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Floortime, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Health Services
(302) 652-3948
Wilmington, DE
 
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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.

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