The Center’s program is committed to helping the community through activities designed to develop physical and social skills for individuals with special needs. The program features:
The JCCNV’s program is committed to helping the community through activities designed to develop physical and social skills for individuals with special needs. The program features small participant-staff ratios and offerings such as adapted aquatics, social groups, family events and recreational social skills classes.
As evidence of our programming excellence, demand for our classes, social groups and events has grown substantially since 2006 when the J first introduced its Special Needs program. As a result of the increased demand and support by the community, we are excited to announce that we will be adding additional staff to the department in the new year which will help us to grow the program based on the community’s needs.
One of our flagship programs continues to be our summer social skills camp, Camp Kadima, which offers morning therapy and afternoon inclusion programs.
We’ll look forward to receiving your camp registrations in January and to seeing you at our many programs! -Jessica Tischler and Melissa Hochberg
Chair: Linda Otterness
The goal of our Special Needs Committee is to help the J develop its programming to meet the needs of our community. These dedicated individuals meet every six weeks and are all linked in some way with special needs. We currently have opportunities in the following areas: programming, outreach, volunteering, marketing and fundraising. If you have a child or family member with a special need, work in the field, or just have the passion, we invite you to come join us!
Anonymous, Alexander Greenbaum Philanthropic Fund, Abraham and Frieda Hochberg Foundation, Chimes International, Fairfax County Consolidated Community Funding Pool, Harry and Zoe Poole Foundation, The Joey Pizzano Memorial Fund, and The Washington Group Special Care Planning Team.
Additional sponsorships are available, please contact Jessica.Tischler@jccnv.org for details.