Picking up Larry Bissonnette (far left), facilitator, Harvey Lavoy, Tracy Thresher, and facilitator, Pascal Cheng, from the Evansville Regional Airport.

Larry's response to the body mapping process Casey supported him with earlier in the day.

Casey doing body mapping with Larry Bissonnette at ACCESS Academy/Optimal Rhythms

Thanks again to our conference sponsors!!!

Pascal Cheng watching Josh type

Featuring Tracy Thresher & Larry Bissonnette from Wretches & Jabbers, joined by Harvey Lavoy, Pascal Cheng, and Marilyn Chadwick

Tracy expressing his desire to do what the ACCESS Academy students were doing during their body mapping/neurologic music therapy group.

Harvey Lavoy facilitating Tracy as he types at Optimal Rhythms/ACCESS Academy

Casey facilitating Larry as he types at ACCESS Academy/Optimal Rhythms

Memories of our First Annual Rethinking Autism Conference

April 2015 

Tracy and Larry's visit to

Optimal Rhythms/ACCESS Academy

Casey facilitating Tracy as he types to a student at Optimal Rhythms/ACCESS Academy

Optimal Rhythms, Inc. is a 501(c)3

tax exempt organization

Creating Optimal Rhythms for Life, 

Learning, Communication, and Independence

ACCESS Academy

Our private day school provides students with severe autism:

  • A general education environment
  • Support for sensory and communication needs
  • Innovative neurologic supports

Neurologic Music Therapy Services

  • Individual and Group sessions
  • Treatment for Various Developmental Disabilities 
  • Treatment for Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury


     Outreach Programs

       We have a number of outreach projects           we are offering soon: