Area Events for Students
New Providence Sports Club
The recreation program for children with special needs in grades K-8 meets Thursday afternoons from 3:30-4:30 p.m in the Municipal Building gymnasium. Click here for the registration form and here for the 2016-17 Sports Club calendar.
The Craig School and Boonton HS host their Annual College and Post-Secondary Fair for students with learning disabilities Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:30 - 8:30 PM at Boonton HS. Open to the public. Log onto www.craigschool.org/collegefair to see the list of 2017 colleges participating in the fair.
The Community Recreation Program at Children's Specialized Hospital offers various recreation and leisure programs for children with different special healthcare needs. Located at:150 New Providence Rd., Mountainside, NJ 07092 Click here for Club Rec.
Free Recreational Swim Sessions Fanwood/Scotch Plains YMCA every Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 pm (now through June 2017). You just need to sign in at front desk upon arrival. Note this is a recreational swim program; there are no lessons provided. Fanwood/Scotch Plains YMCA: 1340 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ.
Behavior Therapy Associates is offering 90-minute evening seminars about: 1. Best practices to teach and generalize social skills 2. How to use the summer to teach and maintain social skills 3. Information regarding HI-STEP Summer Social Skills Program. Locations are: Cherry Hill (March 20), Clark (March 30), Flemington (March 28), East Brunswick (April 6). For more information call (732) 873-1212, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Siblings Support - SIBS NJ is part of a growing movement of siblings of individuals with disabilities and special needs who wish to be heard and supported in their roles. Based in New Jersey, this grass roots organization seeks to help siblings across the lifespan in New Jersey’s communities to connect through supportive and informational meetings, sibling panels, events and advocacy efforts.
This is a group dedicated to supporting siblings (children, teen, or adults) and making sure they are heard and needs are considered. Click on the link to learn more. http://www.sibsnj.org/
Long Hill Township "Community All Stars" Special Needs Baseball Program
To register go to www.longhilllittleleague.org
Special Olympics New Jersey
Mission: To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
For more information, contact Steve Smith, Area Director - Middlesex/Union Counties
(908) 591-0607 email: email@example.com
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metropolitan Campus
Student Support Services
Student Union Building, Multi-Purpose Room
1000 River Road, Teaneck, NJ
Fall, Winter & Spring Social Skills Group - 8 weeks, 1 hour session per week- Cost is $400
"Navigating College Life"
8 weeks, 2 hour sessions per week- Cost is $650
Contact Stephanie Marky, MSW, 732-445-0674 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Free “Navigating College Life” information seminar
The “Navigating College Life” program is for young adults with High Functioning Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Learning Disabilities, AD/HD, and Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, who have an interest in attending college but are unsure of the different aspects of being a college student.
If you are interested in participating in the seminar, learning about our program and meeting the team, please visit our website at www.socialskillsprogram.blogspot.com and complete the registration form for “Navigating College Life” Seminar.
Transition workshop series for high school students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Please click here for more information.
Social Skills Facilitation Program
Center for Communication Disorders, East Campus
Contact Susan Mandel, M.S., CCC-SLP
Institute of Child Study (2 Programs)
Grades 3 - 12
Certified Teachers in Masters of Special Education Degree Program
10 Week Sessions
Wednesdays 5 to 6 PM