Music and Movement Group- Incorporating Sensory Regulation Principles

Are you looking for an opportunity for your child with sensory needs to participate successfully in a group class setting?
This fun group experience is based on the music and movement curriculum developed by Musikgarten (www.musikgarten.org). Musikgarten’s proven curriculum provides children with developmentally appropriate activities using music to awaken movement, language and social development. The class will be co-taught by an occupational therapist and a speech therapist, both of whom are experienced with the Musikgarten curriculum. The curriculum will be adapted to support individual children’s specific sensory needs, such as motor planning concerns or sensory defensiveness. The main goal of the group during each session is to ensure that the child is both engaged in the music process, as well as engaged with others in the group: their parents and their peers.
In addition to the music portion of this class, a snack experience will be provided to enhance the social experience while simultaneously supporting further feeding and eating development. Parents will have the opportunity to play musically with their children, while being supported and coached to help their child participate most successfully.

Who
Ages 18 months to 3.5 years and their parent or caregiver

Where and When
Fridays from 9:30-10:30 at Children’s Therapy Network.
January 20th-March 23rd, 2012

Cost
$100 for 10 sessions. Additional cost for Musikgarten curriculum supplies ($30).

Please contact us at info@ctn-madison.garrettschultz.me or 234-5990 to sign up for this class!

Little Movers Play Group

Are you looking for a successful playgroup experience for your child with development challenges or sensory differences? Are you looking to make connections with other parents who might be having similar experiences to your? Come and play with us! This group will be facilitated by an occupational therapist. Our staff will also be available to answer questions and facilitate interaction among peers and between parent and child. Our goal is to provide families with a successful playgroup opportunity in a sensory-enriched environment that promotes exploration and play experiences while meeting you and your child’s needs.

Who
Children ages 18 months to 4 years and their parents or care providers.

Where and When
Monday’s from 10:30-11:30 at Children’s Therapy Network. Please call ahead so that we can plan for the number of children attending.

Cost
This group is FREE! A $5 donation per class is appreciated to help support the continuation of this program.