Music therapy is the use of music to address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of a group or individual. It employs a variety of activities, such as listening to melodies, playing an instrument, drumming, writing songs, and guided imagery-
Keandra White, MT-BC, Neurologic Music Therapist, Keandra is a native of Brandon, FL, and is practicing in the Tampa Bay area. She received her music therapy degree from Mississippi University for Women, and she completed her internship in Atlanta, Ga. with Fulton County Music Therapy in exceptional education. She has clinical experience with veterans, behavioral health, early childhood education, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities. Keandra has a passion for working with early childhood and geriatrics and is inspired by the outcomes produced by music therapy in an individual's life.
Art Therapy: Saudia Wadud is a Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist that specializes in utilizing the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of people at all ages. Saudia holds a Master's Degree in Creative Arts Therapy from Hofstra University in New York, a Master's in Fine Art from The Slade School of Art in London, England, and a Graduate Degree in Art History from The School of the Art Institute in Chicago. She has been providing Art Therapy services for over fifteen years in the Tampa area. She also works as a teaching artist for Arts4All Florida where she conducts short term art residencies for kids with disabilities in schools and the Department of Juvenile Justice.
On May 22, 2021, Achievers Day School hosted the First Annual Aria Grace Memorial Golf Tournament at Scotland Yard in Dade City, Florida. We were blown away by the incredible turnout and generosity of the many people that made this tournament such a huge success. The amount of support from our golfers, community members, businesses, staff, families, and friends filled our hearts with such joy and gratitude! To our generous donors that made this weekend such a success, THANK YOU! Because of your support, we raised $10,000 for the Aria Grace Memorial Scholarship! Without each and every one of you, we could have never reached our goal and had such a successful tournament!