PROGRAMS, RESOURCES, AND ACTIVITIES

Here are many of the programs, resources, and activities that your child with special needs might enjoy. All the links to the websites are provided to enable you to receive as much information as possible.

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ELKS CAMP MOORE

Elks Camp Moore is a sleepaway camp for kids and teens with disabilities and is run by the Elks Lodge.

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OCTOPUS MUSIC SCHOOL

Octopus Music School offers children both with and without disabilities music and instrument lessons.

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SPECIAL FRIENDS DAY

Special Friends Day is hosted by Rutgers University; children and teens can enjoy various activities, games, food, and music.

 
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BUDDY BALL SPORTS

Buddy Ball is a non-profit organization that pairs volunteers with children who have special needs; the volunteers teach them how to play sports as well as how to interact with other children.

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DAISY RECREATION PROGRAM

The Daisy Recreation Program, provided by the Township of East Brunswick, is a program for children and adults with special needs.

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THE NEW JERSEY WORKSHOP FOR THE ARTS

The New Jersey Workshop for the Arts is Union County's premier center for arts education. They offer scholarships for children with special needs.

 
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CHEZ RENEE STUDIO OF DANCE

Chez Renee Studio of Dance offers both recreational and competitive dance classes, as well as a class for people with special needs.

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS

The Special Olympics provides year-round sports for children and adults with special needs. It allows them to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and create friendships.

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PRINCETON RECREATION DEPARTMENT

Part of the Princeton Recreation Department is a program for children and teens with special needs. Popular events include formals and proms.

 
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CREATIVE COMMUNICATORS

CC's director, Mark Corallo, is a speech-language pathologist who incorporates theater practices when treating individuals who have communication disorders.

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RAINBOW SPEECH THERAPY AND CONSULTATION

Rainbow provides an array of services including but not limited to: evaluation, articulation, language therapy, auditory processing, and consultation.

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KAYE-LYNN DANCE STUDIO

Kaye-Lynn Dance Studio provides classes for children and adults with special needs.

 
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SNIP-ITS

Snip-Its stylists receive special training to meet the needs of children with autism.

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HI-STEP

HI-STEP is a five-week day program that focuses on children's social, problem-solving, and emotional-behavioral skills.

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SOCIAL VILLAGE

Social Village is a welcoming environment where children learn how to be less socially isolated, expand their interests, and be active in a social group.

 
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ALLIANCE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE

ACI provides information and referral services and develops educational programs and innovative activities that promote activism, peer support, health and wellness, employment, and independent living skills for people with disabilities.

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THE ARC OF NEW JERSEY

The Arc of New Jersey promotes and protects the human rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

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SPECIAL STRIDES

Special Strides is a non-profit organization devoted to improving the lives of individuals with special needs. With a unique combination of horses, therapy, and affordances of a natural environment, Special Strides is able to achieve recreational, educational and therapeutic goals in an atmosphere that is all about fun.

 
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THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

The Center for Contemporary Art is a vibrant regional art center with studio art classes, a summer art camp, rotating exhibitions and community outreach programs.

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LIMITLESS SUMMER PROGRAM

Limitless' developmental program, based upon the Developmental, Individual difference, relationship-based approach model (DIR), incorporates the systematic integration of relating and communicating, movement, thinking and problem-solving, visual-spatial processing, executive functioning, and emotional intelligence.

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SENSORY TAE-KWON-DO

Sensory Tae-Kwon-Do is a unique martial arts program for children on the spectrum and is custom-designed based on each child's neurological profile.

 
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CS GYMNASTICS

Fitastics, CS' special needs program, is for ages 7-12. It includes fun activities to encourage and challenge your child's physical abilities where they are.

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SENSORY SMART THERAPY SERVICES, INC.

SSTS offers sensory-based occupational therapy services for children and families living with sensory-processing disorders.

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STEPPING FORWARD COUNSELING CENTER, LLC

SFCC is an expert in providing mental health services that include child psychiatrists, child counseling, behavior therapy, and CBT.

 
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RHYTHM WORKS INTEGRATIVE DANCE

A hip hop dance program for kids with individual learning differences and physical challenges.

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SEATON HACKNEY STABLES

Seaton Hackney Stables offers horseback riding for kids with and without special needs.

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CAMP OAKHURST

Camp Oakhurst provides out-of-home respite, summer sleep away camp, and day respite services to children and adults with special needs.

 
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GOOD TALKING PEOPLE LLC

Good Talking People is a comprehensive private practice in speech-language pathology and related services.

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THE CONNECTION

The Connection provides a variety of programs for children and adults with special needs such as aquatics, yoga, dance, and adaptive fitness.

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PATHWAYS

Pathways equips students of all abilities ages 3-21 and their families with the knowledge, attitude, and skills to become independent and included in their schools, communities, and the workforce.