OUR VISION – Bringing families together to celebrate the diverse gifts of children of all abilities through creative fun to encourage a life beyond labels
November 2016 HEARTism Community Center opened its doors in downtown Corvallis offering services to children and families with special needs. HEARTism (Healing Arts for Autism and All Abilities) offers summer camps and a variety of art, music,exercise, cooking and life skills classes to children of all ages in a warm, welcoming, sensory friendly environment.
Joy, Access, Freedom of Expression
HEARTism Community Center, a project of Bitter Root RC&D, is located at 1140 Main street on the southeast corner of First and Main street in downtown Corvallis , Montana. Our center contains a sensory gym, an art center, a commercial kitchen, 2 ADA compliant bathrooms all on a single floor including a fenced in backyard with a playground and garden. Heartism406@gmail.com 406-210-2937
Certification and Programming!
How to Donate!
Giving online has never been more secure, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/Bitterrootartsforautism/ click donation. We also do accept standard cash and check donations mailed to HEARTism, 1140 Main Street, Corvallis, Montana 59828
Certified Director and Instructors!
Weekly Music Therapy Classes via Zoom!
Grant Awards and Programming
2020 National Endowment for the Arts, Challenge Grant: Workshops
Ripple Effect, Movement for ConnectionFamily and Professional development options to be announced
- Dance/Movement Workshops!April 3rd, 17th and May 1 on ZOOM! With Youtube supplemental videos! $25 through March 20th- $45 starting March 21. 15 OPI Renewal Credits Course Description Ripple Effect: Movement for Connection Workshop for educators and parents on Zoom! Heart Dance: Dancing and Autism; Get inspired, Get Moving, Get Curious Building life skills for those withContinue reading “Dance/Movement Workshops!”
- Thank You to Ravalli Electric Co-op Power of Change Program!$2800 Donation from Ravalli Electric Co-op’s Power of Change program funds sensory kits for Heartism!! Lights flash, sirens blare and first responders rush to quell the crisis. When emergencies happen we predict the chaos of loud noise and the blast of sirens. For children with special needs these situations can be sensory overload and mayContinue reading “Thank You to Ravalli Electric Co-op Power of Change Program!”
- After School Program!Look for our afterschool program schedule for 21-22! After the devastating fire earlier this year we are excited about our newly remodeled facility and facelift! Fall 2020 we started our first indoor program since the COVID-19 pandemic. The success of the COVID safe fall afterschool program which benefited five community youth per session (1/2 capacity)Continue reading “After School Program!”
Become a Volunteer
With the aim of helping as many people as possible, we are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers. When we engage, we all benefit!
Please contact us at 406-210-2937