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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 & Yoga for 8 -15 Yr Olds - 1st Sunday of the month

      11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m - October 4, November 1, December 6

  • Music Therapy for Ages 8-15 Years Old - 2nd Saturday of the month

       4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - October 10 

      11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - November 14, December 12    

  • Musicoterapia en español - Edades 0-6 - Se requiere registro con 24 horas de anticipación. Las clases se llevan a cabo el 3er jueves del mes de

      3:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. - October 15, November 19, December 17

 Music Therapy

The Down Syndrome Connection has a board-certified music therapy team who offers an integrative approach to music therapy, meeting virtually 6 times each month. It is a fun, engaging, and therapeutic environment, that requires no musical experience or skill. 

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: jessica@dscba.org

 

Check out Jessica's Wood's YouTube Music Channel

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Rompin Rhythm

Virtual Drum Circles for all ages scheduled

Time:  7pm - 8pm 

Dates October 16, 30

Facilitator: Board Certified MT Nicole Payne 

To participate please email Nicole for Zoom link at mrsmusic@mac.com

*Please provide name and age of participant.  

Details: https://www.rompinrhythm.com  

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