• Area Events and Resources 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 2018-2019 Sports Club calendar.
     
    Union County Recreation Programs for People with Special Needs - Fall/Winter 2018 See brochure here
     
    A Family Guide to Autism - NJ Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities: Autism: Navigating Through the Maze
     
    Saturday Afternoon Soccer - New Providence Recreation (Fall 2018) Click here for more information.
     
    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/

    Contact Us! For more information about SIBS NJ or to join our mailing list please e-mail info.sibsnj@gmail.com

    Special Olympics New Jersey's College Unified Sports Program, Kean University. See flyer.  
       
    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.
     
    Click here for a fact sheet
    For more information, contact Steve Smith, Area Director - Middlesex/Union Counties 
    (908) 591-0607  email: director-area05@sonj.org
     
    Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metropolitan Campus
    Student Support Services
    Student Union Building, Multi-Purpose Room
    1000 River Road, Teaneck, NJ
     
    Kean University
    Social Skills Facilitation Program
    "Making Friends"
    Center for Communication Disorders, East Campus
    Contact Susan Mandel, M.S., CCC-SLP
    (908) 737-5816
     

     

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
Last Modified on October 2, 2018