Category Archives: Programs for Individuals with Special Needs

May 7th: Calling ALL Dog Lovers

Join us on Sunday, May 7th for an exciting event surrounding service and therapy dogs. Author, Melissa Fay Greene, will be giving an interactive presentation on the power of unconditional love especially between an individual with challenges and their dog. This is a free, family friendly event that we can’t wait to see you at! […]

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Sensory Sensitive Performance “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” at Bay Path University in Longmeadow

Don’t miss out on this March 26, 11:00 a.m. live performance at Bay Path University Open the wardrobe door this March and enter a spectacular new world with Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy as they journey through the enchanted land of Narnia in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe! 45 minutes before each performance, […]

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Area Advocacy + Events

Saturday, December 3rd Sensitive Santa Photos at Jericho (in Holyoke) Click here for more info   Tuesday, December 6th The Support Network – Group & Discussion 11:30-12:45pm, RSVP to Jan Lamberg at 413-387-7161 or jlamberg@wmtcinfo.org Support Group is held at 750 Cooper Street, Agawam 01001   Wednesday, December 7th AANE (Aspergers Autism Network) Greater Springfield […]

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Transition Summit: Thursday, November 3 – Prepare Today for Success at Age 22

A must-attend workshop for parents and professionals working with teens who are approaching or in the transition process with IEP or 504 Supports. Thursday, November 3 at JERICHO in Holyoke 8:30 am Registration and Breakfast 9:00 – 4:00 pm Workshop Pre-Register Today: $30 for Professionals and Parents ($40 at the door) $50 for families of 2 […]

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Fall Dances & Mom’s Night Out from our friends at Jericho

October fun, friendship and support from our friends at Jericho! Fall (Halloween) Dance for Adults of All Abilities Wednesday, October 19, 6:30 – 8:30pm Castle of the Knights, 599 Memorial Ave, Chicopee $3 includes a light dinner, beverages, photo booth and a treat Mom’s Night Out Join Moms and Caregivers of kids through adults of all ages […]

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Area Advocacy + Events

Education, Advocacy and Support in our Community October 2016 October 4 – ARICA, Autism Insurance Laws at McMahon School, Holyoke, MA, 5:30-7:30 PM October 5 – Autism Safety Awareness, Chicopee, MA, 5:30-7 PM October 5 – Sensory Friendly Day at the CT Science Center, Hartford, CT –  10 am-5 pm October 7 – Mental Health and […]

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Sensory Friendly – CT Museum

Who: Your Family What: Sensory Friendly Hours When: Saturday, June 18th, 9-12pm Where: Connecticut Science Center Fun, judgement-free atmosphere, no harsh lights or sounds, hands-on activities, understanding staff, quite zones. Contact Brit Montmeat at bmontmeat@ctsciencecenter.org or at 860-520-2112

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“Read to Rover” Event – Autism

This event is for children on the Autism Spectrum.  Come read to a therapy dog, hosted by the Chicopee Main Library. This event will be on Wednesday, June 15th.  To sign your child up for a time slot please contact bpronovo@cwmars.org or at 413-594-1800 x4 Enroll by June 1st to make sure you get a […]

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Therapeutic Trial at Jericho

Therapeutic Adolescent program 5 week trial Come Join Us at Jericho and Be A Part of this Trial! Jericho believes that children with different abilities want and need a place to go after school that is safe, fun, and appropriate for their needs. A team of therapists and mentors are committed to offering a place […]

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Inclusion: Pancake Breakfast!

Community Inclusion Experience & All you can eat PANCAKES! Sunday, March 6th, 11:30 – 2:30pm Newman Center Cafe 472 North Pleasant Street Amherst, MA   Event is sponsored by UMass Hillel, Newman Center for Catholic Life, and Asian American Student Association. $5 suggested donation Proceeds will support the following charities: Yachad, Amherst Survival Center, Jericho, […]

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