Music Therapy for Children

At the Louis Armstrong Department of Music Therapy, we offer inpatient and outpatient treatment options for premature infants and their families, adolescents, and young adults. Units of care for infants, children, and teens are currently comprised of the following areas:

  • Emergency Room Pediatrics offers emergency medical treatment for infants, children, and teenagers with a wide range of medical and psycho-social needs
  • The NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) offers live music for infants and families to enhance healthy growth and development for premature and full-term infants, as well as facilitate parent-infant bonding in an intensive care environment
  • Outpatient Pediatric programs including the Asthma Initiative Program (AIP) and the Outpatient Center for Music and Medicine
  • Pediatric HIV services provide long-term specialty services for children with HIV and their families on an out-patient basis