COMMUNITY EDUCATION

OVERVIEW

This course provides an overview of NMTSA's philosophy of treatment and discusses the evidence-based practice of NMT, inclusive of research supporting the use of rhythm and music to optimize brain function.  In depth information on sensory, communication and behavioral supports will be discussed, as well as what can be done at home to support treatment and independence. Opportunities for problem-solving barriers to optimal functioning at home and in the community will also be provided.

 

NEXT DATE OFFERED

To Be Announced/Check Back! |  9am - 1pm  |  To Sign Up: Send email to info@nmtsa.org and state date

 

COST

Free of charge through the Bridget Ann Hope for Tomorrow Parent Empowerment Programs

NMTSA: Philosophy and Practice

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.

Competency-Based Communication Training (Levels 1 and 2)

OVERVIEW

These courses are for parents, and other interested persons, who would like to begin utilizing a competency-based, total communication approach (emphasizing the evidence-based methodologies of Language Training and Antecedent Supports).  Level 1 includes a review of the foundation for literacy-based communication approaches, how to support in-depth choice making, use of speech prompts, and how to effectively combine visual/auditory supports to stimulate language. Level  2 provides opportunities to problem solving using the triangle of support (Physical, Communication, Emotional) and emphasizes advanced techniques for addressing cognitive-motor disorders through proprioceptive and/or proximal supports.

 

NEXT DATE OFFERED

Level 1  |  To Be Determined

Level 2  |  To Be Determined

 

COST

Free of charge due to our Sponsor

Drum Home Program Training

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.

 

NEXT DATE OFFERED

To Be Determined  |  6:30pm - 8:30pm

 

COST

This training experience is offered free of charge to NMTSA families referred by their treating therapist.

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