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Fall 2019
Art and Music for Teens/Adults with Special Needs

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Drum, Jam, and Sing

CLASS FULL (Registration closed)

Ages: Adults with special needs
Dates: 9/18/19-11/21/19
Time: Thursdays 5:30-6:30

Cost: $200 for 10 weeks (payment plans available)

Facilitated by board-certified music therapist. For adults with special needs. Enjoy making music with others, as we sing songs, play percussion instruments, and maybe even do a little dancing! Students will have the opportunity to play many different instruments, such as hand drums, djembes, shakers, bells, guiros, and more! Students’ favorite songs and musicians will be incorporated into the group. A great class to socialize with others, while having fun singing and making music.  Please note, at least 50% of class fee must be paid by the registration deadline.

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Painting Class Teens/Adults

CLASS FULL (Registration closed)

Ages: Teens/Adults with Special Needs
Dates: 10/1/19-12/3/19
Time: Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00pm

Cost: $200 for 10 weeks (payment plans available)

For teens/adults with special needs. No experience necessary! Lead by an Artis4Every1 certified instructor, students will have the opportunity to learn painting techniques and experience other artistic medium.  Students will have some freedom in choosing the theme/picture they paint.  Approximately 3 canvas paintings will be completed during the 10-week session.   Materials fee included.  Please note, at least 50% of class fee must be paid by the registration deadline.

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Music Therapy Social Group Teens/Young Adults

CLASS CANCELLED FOR FALL DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION, CHECK BACK SOON FOR DECEMBER HOLIDAY and WINTER SESSION INFORMATION

Ages: Teens/Young Adults with special needs
Dates: 9/19/19-11/21/19
Time: Thursdays, 4:30-5:30pm
Cost: $200 for 10 weeks (payment plans available)

Make music and new friends as we help students navigate social interactions in a fun and musical environment! Students will sing songs, share their favorite music, play musical games and instruments (djembes, hand drums, tambourines, guiro, boomwhackers, and more!). Lead by a board-certified music therapist sessions will reinforce student’s awareness of self and others, receptive and expressive communication skills, turn-taking, following directions, and help facilitate socializing and making new friends. Music and activities will focus on the musical preferences of students. Please note, at least 50% of class fee must be paid by the registration deadline.

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Fall Kids Classes 2019

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Girls Social Group

Ages: 8-12
Dates: Fall Dates TBA

Facilitated by Natalie Condon, Board-Certified Music Therapist and additional support staff.  The focus will be on FUN and MAKING FRIENDS, while building up social skills and supports related to common social situations for this age.  Girls will use instrument exploration, lyric discussion, songwriting, and group oriented music making (including sharing their favorite music to listen to), as well as more unstructured time to make friends with others.  The group will help girls identify emotional supports, positive outlets of expression, navigate social situations, and most importantly, build connections and friendships.  Please call to discuss any concerns or questions as to whether this group would be a good fit for your child.  No previous music experience necessary! Minimum 5 students.

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Fall 2019
Off-Site Classes

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South Shore Charter After-School Multimedia Art Class

AGES: 1st-4th Grade

DATES: 10/17/19-12/12/19 (no class 11/28/19)

TIME: Thursdays, 3:00-4:00pm

Location: South Shore Charter School

COST: $140

Open to South Shore Charter Students ONLY.  Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of different mediums.  The teacher will introduce each one and help the students see what can be created when putting these items together.  Students will then be asked to use their own imagination to form beautiful and creative works of art. Materials included.  Minimum 5 students.  Maximum 8 students.

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Pregnancy Support Group

Ages: Women in 2nd/3rd Trimester
Dates: Fall Dates TBA

Location: South Shore Perinatal Wellness Center (164 Washington St. Norwell)

Lead by a board-certified music therapist, women in this 4-week group will benefit from discussing shared experiences with others, including the challenges and joys of pregnancy, conflicting feelings that the nerves and excitement of childbirth can produce, and anticipated changes that your newborn will bring to your life and relationships.  This group aims to help expectant mothers to...

  • Identify and validate the range of emotions each participant may be experiencing in relation to pregnancy, birth, and bringing baby home
  • Identify resources within each participants family and community that they may utilize when needing different types of support throughout the perinatal journey
  • Develop practical coping strategies for dealing with stress related to pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood   
  • Learn and practice relaxation and self-care techniques for pre/postpartum

Snacks will be provide each week.

Questions? [email protected]

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Infant Music and Postpartum Support Class

Ages: Postpartum women with babies 6 months or younger
Dates: Fall Dates TBA
Group Size: 3-5 women (with child)

Location: South Shore Perinatal Wellness Center (164 Washington St. Norwell)

In this unique group, mothers and infants (6 months and under) will bond through engaging music activities that promote healthy infant development and bonding between mother and child.  Unlike a typical infant music class, time will be naturally woven into the group to focus on mom, allowing mothers to make connections with other moms and discuss the challenges unique to the postpartum period.   Lead by a perinatal music therapist and counselor, the group will aim to...

 

  • Identify and validate the range of emotions you may be experiencing in relation to your birth and adjusting to life at home with your baby
  • Engage in fun music experiences with your baby that promote healthy infant development, bonding with baby, and can be incorporated into your routines at home
  • Identify resources within your family and community that you may utilize when needing different types of support as you handle the challenges that motherhood can bring
  • Develop practical coping strategies for dealing with stress related to motherhood
  • Learn and practice practical relaxation and self-care techniques
  • Make connections with other mothers in your community that may extend beyond the group meeting times

Questions? [email protected]

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