Gathering Drum

Group & Private Music Therapy for Individuals with Special Needs Phone Number: 215 570 9421 Serving Montgomery, Bucks, Philadelphia Counties www.gatheringdrum.com SERVICES:  Music therapy is a valuable addition to the armamentarium of therapy/instruction for individuals with special needs. It enhances social interaction and has myriad developmental benefits. Gathering Drum is unique among music therapy providers…
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Thorncroft Equestrian Center

Horses and people are their specialty. 190 Line Road Malvern, PA 19355 Phone  610.644.1963 www.thorncroft.org Their Mission is to help build the physical, emotional and mental well-being of all people, particularly those with special needs, through establishing an atmosphere of cooperation, respect and love in an equestrian environment. Thorncroft specializes in therapeutic horseback riding for…
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MOVEing Creations

Fine Arts and Stationery crafted from elements of nature. Erie Homes for Children and Adults, Inc. Making Opportunities for Volunteerism & Exploration (MOVE) is EHCA’s community-based day support program, which is funded through Home & Community Habilitation Services or through private pay. It is designed to give adults with developmental disabilities successful experiences by providing…
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Air-Pumped Mascot Costumes Turn Autistic Kids Into Outgoing Entertainers

Original Article By Ben Paynter In 1985, after two decades of running and then owning 20,000-head cattle feedlots in Kansas and Oklahoma, Lee Bowen sold everything and moved his family to Omaha. The youngest of his five kids, 18-month-old Katy, was deaf—she’d had meningitis—and Bowen wanted to get her into the Boys Town National Research…
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Treasures Forever

Thrift Store Helping Those With Special Needs 531 York Road Warminster, PA 18974 Phone:     215-962-6403 Hours of Operation: 10am – 3pm Tue., Thu., Fri., Sat. Products:   Treasures Forever Thrift Store sells gently used clothing, toys, furniture, household goods, collectibles, sports equipment, pictures, and a variety of other gently used items. Treasures Forever, Inc. is a…
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iPods Help Kids with Asperger’s Syndrome

Minneapolis has a center that is experimenting with iPods and using them to assist kids with Asperger’s syndrome, bringing hope to both the kids and their parents. One of the features of persons who have Asperger’s syndrome is a struggle with social skills, one’s that seem to come naturally to others. At the center, Sue Pederson is…
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