Part of NMTSA's mission is to provide community education and training related to positive behavioral and communication supports for persons with autism and other neurologic impairments. Take advantage of one of our courses below to learn more about resources we have available to the community.
NMTSA: Philosophy and Practice
Cost: Free of charge thanks to a grant from the John C. Lincoln Health Foundation
Overview: Formerly called the NMT Parent Training, this course provides an overview of what Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) is, how it is implemented into the services offered at NMTSA, and the positive effect it can have on individuals with developmental disabilities and neurologic impairments.
Facilitated Communication Training (Levels 1 and 2)
Next Date Offered:
Training Level 1 - March 16, 2013 -click here to sign up online-
Training Level 2 - TBA
Cost: Free of charge thanks to a grant from Phoenix Suns Charities
Overview: These courses are for parents and other interested persons who would like to begin utilizing facilitation with someone they know and, in level 2, to learn advanced techniques for successful facilitation.
Drum Home Program Trainings
Next Date Offered:
TBD - 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: This training experience is being offered free of charge to NMTSA families as a first time offering.
Overview: This course is designed for those persons (parents, caregivers) who have taken an NMTSA Philosophy and Practice Training and have been directed by their child’s therapist to begin a home drum program.
Sensory Training and Group
March 23rd 10:00am-12:00pm Training
March 30th 10:00-11:00am Group
-click here to sign up online-
Cost: Free of charge for families thanks to a grant from Safeway.
Overview: This training is for persons (family members and/or team members) interested in learning more about sensory processing and accommodations to use at home or in the community.