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FAP receives $5,000 grant for music therapy program

In early June, Friends of Autistic People (FAP) received a grant for $5,000 from Autism Speaks in support of FAP’s Music Therapy Program.

Nathaniel Witherell resident Cordella Shaw (second from left) listens to one of her favorite songs on an iPod as part of the Witherell's new Music & Memory program. She is pictured with the following Witherell staff members: Violet Johnson (left), certified nursing assistant; Gail Carone (second from right), recreation therapist; and Jayne Kennelly (right), nurse manager.

Music and Memory helping residents at The Witherell

The Nathaniel Witherell is working with Music and Memory, a nonprofit organization that brings personalized…

Local students to play at cancer benefit

Greenwich students Kaitlin Ganshaw, Sophia Georgas, Chiara Schmidt and Claudia Schmidt are stepping up in the fight against cancer on Jan. 25 for The Pop Music Academy’s Annual Showcase Performance.

Greenwich Pharmacy funds music therapy program

Patients at The Nathaniel Witherell nursing and rehabilitation center will soon be humming familiar tunes, thanks to the owners of Greenwich Pharmacy, who have agreed to underwrite the cost of a therapeutic music program at the facility for the remainder of the year.

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