Instructor: Phyllis D'Amico

Phyllis D'Amico
Phyllis D'Amico, HTM, is a registered horticultural therapist with theAmerican Horticultural Therapy Association and has worked in the fieldfor over 25 years with children and adults of all ages and abilities. Phyllis has created an award-winning horticultural therapy program for specialneeds students at the New Jersey Regional Day School in Newark, where she is the Lead Science Teacher and Horticultural Therapist. Shespecializes in children's garden design, organic gardening, nutrition education, and community inclusion programs. Phyllis earned a Certificate in Horticultural Therapy from the Botanical Garden, where she has been an instructor for 30 years.

Classes by this instructor

Evaluate tools, equipment, structures, spaces, and techniques used by participants in therapeutic horticulture activities. Explore universal design principles and how to incorporate them into programming, activities, garden design, and tools to meet the widest range of people's needs. Design and more...
244THP406BL 04/15 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm D'Amico

Discover how therapeutic horticulture can greatly enrich and support the formative years-from early childhood through adolescence. Learn about the causes and characteristics of various types of developmental disabilities and youth at risk. Explore ways to incorporate therapeutic horticulture and the more...
243THP402BL 02/15 Th 6:00pm-8:15pm D'Amico