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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

February is National Recreational Therapy Month

Through your gift, you are contributing to our mission to unlock and nurture human potential in people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

February is National Recreational Therapy month and Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health wants to help generate awareness about the positive impact therapeutic recreational programs and services can have on health and wellbeing.

Recreational therapy is defined by the American Therapeutic Recreation Association as a health care and human service discipline that delivers treatment services designed to restore, remediate and/or rehabilitate functional capabilities for individuals with injuries, chronic illnesses or other types of disabling conditions.

Learn more about recreational therapy at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.

Did you know...

At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, recreational therapy is a critical factor when it comes to helping the individuals we serve improve their overall health and development. Just a few examples of recreational therapy offered at Devereux include aquatics, music and dance classes, arts and crafts, sports and games.

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News and Events

When working to improve educational outcomes for students with learning differences, it is essential to focus on cultivating behaviors that will equip each student to reach his or her true potential. At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s Leo Kanner Learning Center, creative forms of learning are taking center stage when it comes to building confidence, generating positive behaviors and putting children with differences on a level playing field.
Assessment company Apperson, Inc., and the Devereux Center for Resilient Children a prevention-focused service of the nonprofit organization Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health today announced the launch of a new company, Aperture Education, that provides strength-based assessments and resilience-building resources to help schools and out-of-school-time organizations address the whole child.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health leaders Senior Vice President of External Affairs Leah Yaw and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Carl Clark were featured in a recent issue of the Family Focused Treatment Association’s newsletter - FOCUS. The topic: launching an organizational rebrand.

2017 Golf Classic and Tennis Tournament

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pennsylvania is proud to present the 2017 Golf & Tennis Classic on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The event - which will be held at the Philadelphia Cricket Club & Whitemarsh Valley Country Club - will benefit 3,500 children and adults in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health and child welfare.

Being a part of the 2017 Annual Devereux PA Golf & Tennis Classic grants you access to: a patio course-side luncheon, refreshment cart service, top-shelf cocktail hour, a gourmet dinner, tennis pro orientation and clinic drills, and a Round Robin Tournament with "no ad" scoring.

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