ABA – At New Heights learning we are committed to developing the highest quality of individualized ABA programming.
SPEECH THERAPY – Rachael Turza SLP has partnered with New Heights Learning to help us in obtaining our goal to provide all the services our clients may need. She has already started seeing our current clients and is available on Mondays and Fridays moving forward. Please feel free to contact us for more information.
SOCIAL GROUPS – We are so proud to have an extraordinary line up of social groups available. Our programming will allow targeted age groups to learn alongside their peers, have fun and practice new skills. We are so proud of the quality and thought that has gone into this and can’t wait to see it in action.
MUSIC THERAPY – Started in January 2018! Music Therapy is available at New Heights Learning Centre as of January 2018. Both individual and group sessions are offered on a daily basis for all children attending the Centre. Sessions are designed to incorporate ABA goals, and in consultation with other team members. In partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University and MusicByDesign, sessions will be facilitated by music therapy interns, supervised by Noreen Donnell, MTA
After-school and evening music therapy sessions and adapted music lessons will also be offered privately at New Heights Learning Centre. Please email Noreen Donnell at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
What is music therapy?
Music therapy is a discipline in which credentialed professionals (MTA*) use music purposefully within therapeutic relationships to support development, health, and well-being. Music therapists use music safely and ethically to address human needs within cognitive, communicative, emotional, musical, physical, social, and spiritual domains.
*Music Therapist Accredited (Canadian Association for Music Therapy, 2016)
Who benefits from Music Therapy?
Music therapy is used with individuals of various ages, abilities, and musical backgrounds in clinical, educational, community and private practice settings. The list below includes examples of medical conditions, living conditions and goal areas that might lead to someone accessing music therapy.
- Acquired Brain Injury
- Autism and other Pervasive Development Disabilities
- Developmental Disabilities
- Emotional Trauma
- Hearing Impairments
- Mental Health Difficulties
- Neonatal Care
- Physical Disabilities
- Speech and Language Impairments
- Visual Impairments
DAY PROGRAMS – New Heights is looking to offer Day Programs for young adults; we are currently meeting with people to help us offer this service and hope to have it going soon. Please feel free to contact us directly with any questions for this service.