Music Therapy for Early Childhood Intervention

The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF) offers music therapy to individuals in need of early childhood intervention through the IMNF Music Therapy Professionals Practice. Early childhood intervention helps young children (ages 1-3) who are suffering from disabilities, developmental delays and autism.

Music therapy has been found to be an effective method to help children strengthen non-musical areas such as communications skills and physical movement skills. It has also been found to contribute to increased attention, brain stimulation, motivation and mood elevation.

What to Expect

Fine motor (dexterity) and/or gross motor (range of motion) activities

Rhythmic strengthening exercises

Motivation, attention and focus activities

Singing and percussion

Music therapy can provide results including:

Improved communications skills and speech

Improved nerve and muscle control

Increased confidence in communication attempts

Enhanced expression

Increased attention and focus

For more information on the programs and services offered by the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function, please call 718-519-5840 or email imnf@centerlight.org.


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