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Music Therapy sessions are currently being offered virtually.

Virtual Music Therapy

Currently all Music Therapy sessions are being held virtually. 

For questions or for more information please email: Musictherapy@dscba.org

Registration is required 24 hrs in advance to ensure attendance in ALL Virtual Classes. 

Zoom Links are sent by email, 24 hrs (or more) before each Virtual Class.

TO REGISTER: Please Click on the Class & date you wish to attend.

  • Music Therapy, Themed for 12 Yr Olds & Up - 4th Monday of the month

       7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Jan 24Feb 28, Mar 28, Apr 25, May 23

  • Music Therapy for Ages 8-17 Years Old - 2nd Saturday of the month

      11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Jan 8, Feb 12, Mar 12, Apr 9, May 14

 

Adults, 18 years old and up - Let’s get together to talk about music, make music, and move to music.A place for creative expression, making connections, and building confidence. All adults (18 yrs old & up) are welcome, no musical talent is required.

  • Music Therapy for Adults, 18 Years & Older - 4th Wednesday of each month.

      6:00pm -7:00pm - Jan 26, Feb 23Mar 23, Apr 27, May 25

 

 Music Therapy

The Down Syndrome Connection has board-certified music therapist who offers an integrative approach to music therapy

What Is Music Therapy?

Music therapy takes the joy and power of music, and combines it with the goals of a traditional therapy session. Music therapy interventions such as singing, instrument playing, music improvisation, songwriting, music and movement, and musical games are used to address speech, physical, academic, cognitive, and behavioral goals. It can also strengthen family connections, as caretakers are encouraged to participate. 

What are the benefits of Music Therapy?

Music therapy encourages individuals to express themselves freely and creates opportunities for growth and success in a safe and fun environment at the Down Syndrome Connection. 

Research supports that music therapy has the ability to enhance mood, increase attention, expand speech with singing, increase motor movements through rhythm, and promote positive behaviors to optimize a student’s ability to learn and interact.

We hope you’ll join us!

Facilitator: Jessica Wood, MT-BC. Contact: musictherapy@dscba.org

 

Check out Jessica's Wood's YouTube Music Channel

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