Special Needs Programming

Endorsed via Main Line Parent Magazine:

“This is a caring, creative place where they understand and accept differences. The staff is very warm and welcoming.”

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The Center on Central is wheelchair-accessible on our ground floor

Read Katie Opher’s article featured in the April 2011 issue of Chester County Intermediate Unit’s KIDS Magazine, on page 30

Learn about CAMP 24 – Our Creative Arts & Social Skills Summer Day Camp

Art Therapy - Individual Sessions and New Groups

Type: Art Therapy
Group: Homeschool, Special Needs Programs
Provider: Corinne Greskiewicz
Day/Time: By Appointment

If you are interested in individual art therapy sessions, please complete the contact form. We will contact you to learn more about your needs and pair you with a masters-degreed art therapist.

Please also contact The Center if you are interested in hearing about the formation of new art therapy groups, such as:

  • Art Therapy Social Skills Group for grades 3-5
  • Art Therapy Social Skills Group for grades 6-9

Dance/Movement Therapy - Individual Sessions

Type: Dance & Movement
Group: Homeschool, Special Needs Programs
Day/Time: By Appointment

Please complete the contact form. We will contact you to learn more about your needs and pair you with a masters-degreed dance/movement therapist.

Check out this review on Angie’s List:

“[The Center on Central p]rovided a therapeutic dance class for my 5 children based around my special needs twins.

Awesome people, Awesome services and classes!”

K.R., Exton, PA

Music Therapy - Individual Sessions and New Groups

Type: Music Therapy
Group: Homeschool, Special Needs Programs
Provider: Katie Opher
Day/Time: By Appointment

If you are interested in individual music therapy sessions, please complete the contact form. We will contact you to learn more about your needs and pair you with a masters-degreed music therapist.

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Reviewed via Google: “My son liked the music therapy classes and learned some nice social skills. He also enjoyed Camp 24 in the summer! The staff was great with him!!”

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Please also contact The Center if you are interested in hearing about the formation of new music therapy groups, such as:

  • Social Skills Group for children ages 2-4
  • Everybody Play…Music Therapy! group for grades K-5

Music Therapy - Social Skills Group for teens

Type: Music Therapy
Group: High School, Homeschool, Middle School, Special Needs Programs
Provider: Katie Opher
Cost: $300 for 6 consecutive group meetings.
Individual/drop-in sessions: Sign ups for less than 6 consecutive group meetings are at $60 per group meeting.

A weekly Music Therapy Social Skills Group for teens who can benefit from activities designed to foster positive interactions with peers.

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Reviewed via Google: “My son liked the music therapy classes and learned some nice social skills. He also enjoyed Camp 24 in the summer! The staff was great with him!!”

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This offering is currently forming; please feel free to submit your contact information below in order that we may reach out to you if/when we have sufficient interest to have a group get underway for Thursday, or possibly on a different day/time.

Social Skills - Adolescent Creative and Social Development Group (ages 11-16)

Group: High School, Homeschool, Middle School, Special Needs Programs
Provider: Betsy Saccenti
Cost: $300 for 6 consecutive group meetings.
Individual/drop-in sessions: Sign-ups for less than 6 consecutive group meetings are at $60 per group meeting. Also ask about our full-year prepay discount.

Creative dance and discussion provide the social support and expressive tools to cultivate positive coping, confidence, and self-expression. We will connect to bodies and life passions through the arts, and develop the insight needed to navigate difficult feelings and social experiences. We will learn to use the mind/body connection to discover what it is like to move (and dance!) to create inner calm.

We are currently fielding inquiries for Adolescent Creative and Social Development Group to determine if we have enough interest to run a class; please feel free to submit your contact information below in order that we may reach out to you when we are able to begin the group.


Social Skills - Creative and social development group for boys ages 6-10

Type: Dance & Movement
Group: Elementary School, Homeschool, Special Needs Programs
Provider: Betsy Saccenti
Cost: $300 for 6 consecutive group meetings.
Individual/drop-in sessions: Sign ups for less than 6 consecutive group meetings are at $60 per group meeting. Also ask about our full-year prepay discount.

In this group, we will put our bodies in action as we practice building our ability to be part of a team. Through playful, creative movement we will learn how to control our impulses and increase our social thinking, express ourselves and adapt to others.

We are currently fielding inquiries for Creative and social development group for boys ages 6-10 to determine if we have enough interest to run a class; please feel free to submit your contact information below in order that we may reach out to you when we are able to begin the group.


Social Skills - Creative and social development group for girls ages 6-10

Type: Dance & Movement
Group: Elementary School, Homeschool, Special Needs Programs
Provider: Betsy Saccenti
Cost: $300 for 6 consecutive group meetings.
Individual/drop-in sessions: Sign ups for less than 6 consecutive group meetings are at $60 per group meeting. Also ask about our full-year prepay discount.

In this group, we will put our bodies in action as we practice building our ability to be part of a collaborative team. Through playful, creative movement we will develop the foundation for positive experiences in our bodies as we learn how to express ourselves, and support others in their self-expression.

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We are currently fielding inquiries for Social Skills – Creative and social development group for girls ages 6-10 to determine if we have enough interest to run a class; please feel free to submit your contact information below in order that we may reach out to you when we are able to begin the group.


Social Skills - Music Therapy Group for elementary

Type: Music Therapy
Group: Elementary School, Homeschool, Kindergarten, Special Needs Programs
Provider: Katie Opher
Cost: $300 for 6 consecutive group meetings., with 6-class minimum. Deposit: $50.
Individual/drop-in sessions: Sign ups for less than 6 consecutive group meetings are at $60 per session.

A weekly Music Therapy Social Skills Group for elementary school-age children who can benefit from activities designed to foster positive interactions with peers.

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Reviewed via Google: “My son liked the music therapy classes and learned some nice social skills. He also enjoyed Camp 24 in the summer! The staff was great with him!!”

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We are currently fielding inquiries for Music Therapy Social Skills Group for elementary school-age children to determine if we have enough interest to run a class; please feel free to submit your contact information below in order that we may reach out to you when we are able to begin the group.


Social Skills Group - Art Therapy - ages 9-13

Type: Art Therapy
Group: Elementary School, Homeschool, Middle School, Special Needs Programs
Provider: Corinne Greskiewicz
Cost: $300 for 6 consecutive group meetings.
Individual/drop-in sessions: Sign ups for less than 6 consecutive group meetings are at $60 per group meeting.

A weekly Art Therapy Social Skills Group for children ages 9-13 who can benefit from activities designed to foster positive interactions with peers.

We are currently fielding inquiries for Art Therapy Social Skills Group for children ages 9-13 to determine if we have enough interest to run a class; please feel free to submit your contact information below in order that we may reach out to you when we are able to begin the group.