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

tax exempt organization

     Outreach Programs

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

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


    Job Title: Music Therapist (MT-BC)

    Hours: Full-time Caseloads available

   Salary/Benefits: Very competitive hourly rate.  Continuing Education, Access to Instrument/Resource Library, Paid Time Off (PTO)  


   Qualifications:  Applicant must have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Music Therapy, excellent musicality, and strong writing skills.  

   NMT Certification and experience is preferred but not required.  Music Together Teacher Certification preferred by not required.

   Must be self-driven, able to work well independently and with others, and open to learning.  

  Applicant must be responsible, compassionate, flexible, patient, and a team player.  

   Start Date:  Immediate

   Job Duties: Provide individual and group music therapy with our clinic and therapeutic day school program.  School and nursing facility  

   contracts also available. Provide therapy to various ages and diagnoses.  Specialization is autism spectrum disorder.  

   Therapists complete daily, quarterly, and annual reports as well as conduct assessments and develop treatment

   plans. Research opportunities available as well as public speaking and community training opportunities.   

   If interested in this position please contact Casey DePriest, MT-BC, Founder/CEO, at 812-490-9401 to request an application or email your

   resume to casey@optimalrhythms.org.


Creating Optimal Rhythms for Life, 

Learning, Communication, and Independence

Job Title: Program Assistant (ACCESS Academy)

Hours: Part-time, school hours.

Salary/Benefits: $10-$13 per hour to start, pay increases available with good attendance and demonstrated ability to support our students effectively within our program structure.

Qualifications:  Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Experience with individuals with an autism spectrum disorder is a plus, but not required. Applicants must be responsible, compassionate, flexible, patient, and a team player.

Start Date:  Immediate

Description: We are seeking highly motivated, responsible, and compassionate applicants to serve students with autism in a classroom-style therapeutic day school program.  Two age groups will be served: Elementary and Middle/High School.

Job Duties: Provide 1:1 sensory and communication supports, assist with grade-level curriculum, educational activities, and personal care in a classroom setting,.

f interested in this position please contact Casey DePriest, MT-BC, Founder/CEO, at 812-490-9401 to request an application or email your resume to casey@optimalrhythms.org.