Specialized Pro-50 headphones with vinyl ear cuffs designed for Therapeutic Listening:
Vital Links is a great resource for purchasing modulated CD s and supportive CD s. They can be reached by calling 1-608-278-9330.
Listening is an at-home sensory protocol that utilizes modulated and
filtered music on compact discs. This
music is typically listened to over
specialized open-air headphones. Musical
selections include classical, Gregorian chant, instrumental and children’s
music. This program is used
widely by occupational therapists in the field of Sensory Integration.
It is one of the most innovative and successful sensory
Listening can promote development in a variety of areas including
modulation, regulation, arousal, engagement abilities, attention,
concentration, postural skills, body awareness, motor planning, coordination
oral motor & feeding.
Who Would Benefit From Therapeutic Listening? Therapeutic Listening can be used at almost any age from toddlers to adults. Customized programs can be used with a variety of populations and diagnoses including but not limited to Sensory Processing Disorders, Dyspraxia & Apraxia, Developmental Delays, PDD, Autism, Asperger's, ADHD & Various Syndromes with Sensory Symptoms.
Listening: Program Design
Listening at Child’s Play Clinic:
Child’s Play is proud to offer Therapeutic Listening to our clients to enhance their existing sensory programming at home and in the clinic. This service is available to existing clients, new referrals and out of state clients. Child’s Play is constantly evolving to make more programs available to more clients, regardless of their resources or socioeconomic background. A listening program can be designed in person or over the phone for those out of state clients. Routine monitoring and progress reporting is done by email or by phone. CD s are shipped via U.S. Mail in padded envelopes.
CD Listening Lending Library:
an effort to promote the sensory success of children in our community,
Child’s Play is also one of the only clinics that offer a complete, CD
Rental Listening Library! For a
modest fee clients are able to rent modulated, fine- tuning and gear-shifter
compact discs. This makes
listening programs including all the available CD selections more widely
available, allowing the custom tailoring of programs to more specifically
meet the child’s needs. It
also makes this program tremendously more affordable, saving parents
hundreds of dollars in purchased CD’s in each listening round or program.
Monies collected from rentals are used solely to purchase
additional selections, Child’s Play does not profit from rentals in any
OTR/L, Certified Listening Clinician:
Suba, owner and director of Child’s Play Clinic has been offering
Therapeutic Listening since 2001. Rae
is certified to administer Entry Level Modulated Listening Programs and is
one of only a handful of therapists in Connecticut certified to administer
Advanced Level Listening Programs including Fine Tuning Mountains and Gear
shifter components. Her evolved
specialty in the use of music modalities includes its application to
children with sensory processing disorders, autism, dyspraxia, oral
motor/feeding difficulties (including drooling).
Us To Schedule a Parent Training:
If you are interested in pursuing a Therapeutic Listening Program and would like to set up a parent training appointment please call 203-226-9961 (EST).
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