About Us

Our Board

Board of Directors

Susan Nisinzweig, Board Chair

Adam Blumenthal, Secretary

Karen Nisenson, Founder

Joan Cummings

Margaret Feltz

Douglas Karp

Emily Warren

Samantha Zaffiro

Advisory Board

Joan Dionne

Barbara Hesser, Chairperson, Music Therapy Program at New York University

Rosemary Klenk, MD

Robert Naparstek, MD, Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Nancy O'Hara, MD, Developmental Pediatrician

Carole Pakkala, Special Educator, New Canaan High School, New Canaan, CT

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What parents are saying

Thank you for your music and for all the joy and learning you've brought to Jeremy. All the musical intelligence you've encouraged will thrive! He'll always remember you.
From a parent
Her awareness of others and her ability to use her language has improved tremendously in the past few years. I think the music has been a real key in her development.
From a Mother
Dear Miss Karen, As you know, I auditioned for the play Honk, Jr. at my school. Guess what -- I got the lead role of Ugly! I think all of my work in music and theatre at Arts for Healing really helped me do a good job at the auditions. So thank you for helping me so much over the past 8 years. I'm really excited. Love, Brian "Music can always be there when you need it."
Zeke, 8 year old boy with Asperger's Syndrome
I've seen Manny move from being isolated and in his own world to being able to join his peers in school and even at home with his younger sister.
Jason, Manny's father
Her awareness of others and her ability to use her language has improved tremendously in the past few years. I think the music has been a real key in her development.
Heidi's mother
Dear Karen, you have been able to bring out Harold's smile and his joy of life. He can open up and let us know more of what he is feeling and thinking. What a gift for a parent!
From a parent

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