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Dolphin Therapy

Water Planet’s therapeutic programs


Option # 1

HARMONY PROGRAM

The emotional impact of a dolphin encounter in his own environment combined with expressive art, massage, cranio-sacral therapy and music can be a beneficial experience for emotionally challenged and fragile children.

We find that our “Harmony” program can help a wide variety of children: most spectra of autism, manic depression, Rett Syndrome, Tourette’s Syndrome, ADHD, Down, hyperactivity, etc.

We can also help children with more general mental and emotional disorders or difficulties in social adaptation and even children with terminal illnesses (cystic fibrosis, cancer, leukemia, etc.)

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Option # 2

SERENITY PROGRAM

Introducing special needs children to dolphins in their natural environment.

Aquatic bodyworks, physical and occupational therapy with expressive arts used as therapeutic aids.

This program caters to children with serious developmental delays, physical and motor disabilities like Cerebral Palsy, Head and Spinal Cord Injury, Mitocondrial Disorder. Spina Bifida, Muscular Dystrophy, Angelman’s Syndrome and other disabilities, which require mechanical interventions.

The specific therapeutic regimes are established by the children’s therapists and applied by specialists in PT, OT, MT with some new techniques like cranio sacral therapy, WATSU and energy work. These activities, combined with the expressive art and music workshops take place afternoons, after the dolphin encounter trips.

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TESTIMONIES

Testimonies of parents, who have brought their children to Water Planet for Harmony or Serenity.

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ARTICLES

Read articles about the effects of dolphins on children with disabilities.

Water Planet’s Therapy with Wild Dolphins