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The Center for Autism Research (CAR) is a collaborative effort between The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. Our three-part mission to understand the causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in order to develop effective treatments through research; to serve the needs of individuals with ASD and their family members through education and guidance throughout the lifespan; and to train the next generation of master clinicians and scientists in state-of-the-science best practices for autism screening, diagnosis and treatment. Check out the Center for Autism research at the following link: https://www.centerforautismresearch.org.
Carrie Tamutus, BFA, MAAT earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia and her Master’s Degree in Art Therapy from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA. She spent the early part of her career working in special education and brings over 10-years of experience working with children to the field of Art Therapy. In 2012, Carrie became the Executive Director of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley. There she established supportive expressive arts programing for children and their families. Carrie is currently the owner of Just Make Art Studio, LLC, and the Art Therapist at a public Waldorf Methods Charter School where she provides developmentally appropriate Art Therapy sessions while encouraging students to express themselves based on the hand, heart, and mind philosophies developed by Rudolf Steiner. Just Make Art Studio offers Art Therapy services to children and adolescents. Art Therapy is a non-verbal, therapeutic modality that reduces stress, eases anxiety, increases self-esteem, and facilitates positive change in behavior and cognition by accessing emotions and feelings in a non-threatening and familiar way. Art Therapy involves the process of making art combined with nurturing counseling techniques to help individuals improve their mental and emotional health. Visit the website at: www.justmakeartstudio.com
Pediatric Prosthetics and Orthotics available on site by Emily Woolston and Greg Pummer!
Working with children and their families is always a pleasure. Our facilities are bright and cheerful which creates a inviting environment allowing our child patients to relax and have fun, resulting in the best possible outcomes. We are a full service manufacturing facility. We create and manufacture many of the products we supply to our children.
Valley Family Therapeutics has joined with Manito Equestrian Center to provide horse assisted therapy. Children in need of Speech, Occupational or Physical Therapy are evaluated by one our trained therapists and then treated at Manito along with their therapeutic riding team. Together, our goal is to help every child maximize their functional gains in a fun and adaptive way.
With 12 board certified therapists, MTA offers individual and group music therapy services in client homes and other community locations! Music lessons on most instruments and voice are also available as well as interactive music programs for birthday parties, family reunions and special events of all kinds. All programs are goal directed and designed for the specific individual or group.
Schedule- We provide services from 7 am-10 pm Daily
Swim-in Zone, Inc. is dedicated to quality instruction by a serious staff of committed instructors in water safety, water confidence, and swimming in a friendly atmosphere where learning is fun, at maximum value to the student.