The Advocacy Network on Disabilities – Champions the rights of individuals with intellectual, developmental, and other disabilities by promoting inclusion, providing services, and advancing systems change. Link

 2-1-1 Helpline – By dialing 211, parents, caregivers, and adolescents are reaching trained Switchboard Counselors, available 24/7 every day, in English, Spanish, and Creole, with other languages available. The 2-1-1- Helpline is a   source for information and resources for all health and human services in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. Switchboard 211 is funded by The Children’s Trust. Link

UM CARD – Center for Autism and Related Disabilities: Provide supports and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism and related disabilitiesLink

The Children’s Trust   –The Children’s Trust partners with the community to improve the lives of all children and families in Miami-Dade County. The Children’s Trust envisions a community that works together to provide the essential foundations to enable children to achieve their full potential.  Link

Parent to Parent- Parent to Parent of Miami is a Community Parent Resource Center serving parents of children with disabilities in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties and provides information, educational training and support to families who have children and adults with disabilities and/or special needs Link

A Guide to Music for Non Musical ParentsLink

Audition Process: A Social Story

Purchase List

Here is a non-extensive list of some items that may be required. The Greater Miami Youth Symphony is not affiliated with any of the following websites or applications. If shopping on, be sure to shop with Amazon Smile 

Essential Elements Books



Free iPhone Apps
  • Pulse
  • Tuner Lite

Free Android Apps

  • Strings Tuner – Guitar Ukulele
  • Tuner – gStrings
Apps for Learning Note Names
  • Staff Wars ($1.99)
  • MusicTheory.Net
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