Developmental Disabilities

Music Therapy ServicesPeople with developmental disabilities can benefit in many ways from music therapy treatment. Studies show that people with DD can develop cognitive, social, and physical abilities through music-based interventions with a board-certified music therapist. Most clients will respond favorably to musical experiences, even when cognition is low and the client may be non-verbal 0r non-vocal. Clients benefit from increased movement, socializing, vocalizing and singing together. The social support and integration clients experience through music-based interventions can have profound positive affects of a clients overall wellbeing. Areas of focus for the music therapist include developing:

  • Social and Communication Skills.
  • Physical Fitness and Abilities.
  • Social Skills.
  • Coping Skills.
  • Academic Skills.
  • Leisure Skills.