OUCH Music Therapy for Special Needs
OUCH Music Therapy for Special Needs (OMT) uses music to address human needs within communicative, cognitive, emotional, physical and social domains. The program helps children that are in the spectrum to positively cope, manage and improve these essential skills. OMT sessions are designed to suit students' unique needs. This includes active and receptive (musical) interventions.
Students fall under the functional special needs spectrum.
A professional medical diagnosis has been obtained by the parent/guardian.
Attend an assessment for OMT.
These are some of the benefits achieved through OMT
Strengthen communication skills
Regulate mood & reduce anxiety
Develop problem-solving skills
Improve physical coordination & motor functions
Build social skills
Develops a good sense of musicality, potentially allowing a long-term instrumental study