Horticultural Therapy for Youth with Disabilities - BLENDED

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
Gain insights into the causes and characteristics of developmental, sensory, physical, behavioral, and learning disabilities in children and adolescents. Learn to implement horticultural therapies that meet a range of goals in programs for preschool through high school. Explore brain-based research, and activities that can improve perceptual development and the learning process.

Textbooks are not included in cost.

Required Text:
Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practice.
Simpson, Sharon P.,PhD and Straus, Martha C, HTM, editors,
The Food Products Press, Binghamton, NY, 1998.

In addition to the textbook above, this course requires the purchase of materials. Please refer to the materials list linked below for more information.

Please note that some blended classes meet on week day evenings AND weekend mornings. The "times" listed below are for the first class only. Click on "full schedule" to see the times of each individual meeting before registering.

Click here for fully ONLINE sessions of Horticultural Therapy for Youth with Disabilities.

Introduction to Horticultural Therapy

Available Sessions