Tender Care is Partnering with Soundwave Music Therapy!

Providing a Helping Hand for Special Needs Children and Families.

Tender Care and Soundwave Music Therapy have partnered at our St. Augustine location! We look forward to this partnership and can’t wait to see its positive impact on our kids.

Soundwave Music Therapy

About Soundwave Music Therapy

Soundwave Music Therapy is owned and operated by Karen Howell, a Board Certified Neurologic Music Therapist. She has extensive experience working with developmental, psychiatric, and neurological disorders. Karen offers a psychoanalytic and person-centered approach within each session, promoting self-expression within the therapeutic process. She does group and individual sessions and accepts insurance. Music Therapy individual sessions are at NO COST to Sunshine/CMS  patients and they will provide services on site and/or in home if needed. Her services are for all ages located in Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida. 

Soundwave Music Therapy

What are the benefits of Music Therapy?

Music Therapy has many benefits for your child. Such as, 

  • Promote wellness
  • Alleviate pain
  • Enhance memory
  • Manage stress
  • Express feelings
  • Promote physical rehabilitation
  • Improve communication 
  • Motor/sensory skills
  • Musical skills

If you are interested in Soundwave Music Therapy’s services, please contact them at karen@soundwavemusictherapy.com or 912-996-5040. Learn more by visiting their website.

Soundwave Music Therapy Blog

Why should my child go to Tender Care PPEC?

Tender Care PPEC provides care for medically complex and fragile children from birth to 21 years of age in a daycare-like environment staffed with nurses, CNAs, and therapists. We are the first independently owned PPEC in Florida with our initial center opening in 1988. This means we have abundant experience and knowledge in providing loving care to this special pediatric population. We have 6 Tender Care PPEC centers throughout Florida, with our newest facility located in Lake Park.

Lake Park Location

Our goal is to enhance the development of each child through collaborative relationships between families, physicians, nurses, and therapists. This holistic approach to care is carried out in an environment that allows the child to engage in social interactions with their peers. This results in thriving children, well-positioned to achieve their greatest potential. We also offer transportation at no cost and provide nutritious meals throughout the day. 

What sets us apart is that we care for and treat every child like family. We have passion in our hearts for our children and a desire to see them succeed.

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*This is not medical advice, always consult with your child’s doctor before making any changes to their lifestyle. 


Tender Care is having its GRAND OPENING, Friday, March 3rd at 3:00pm!

Calling all Pediatricians, healthcare workers, and members of the community! Come join us as Tender Care cuts the ribbon and opens our newest facility in Lake Park!

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