Category Archives: Programs for Individuals with Special Needs

Area Events

Thursday, 11/9 – Legal Presentation on Special Needs Law at Springfield JCC, 6:30pm. Call 413-739-4715 to register. *Free event Friday, 11/17 – The Support Network for Children’s Emotional Health presents Hypnosis. RSVP to jlamberg@wmtcinfo.org. Speaker will be at Mason Square’s Medical Center (11 Wilbraham Road, Springfield) 12:30-2pm Saturday, 12/2 – Sensitive Santa event at Jericho […]

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Area Events

October 18th: Transition Resource Fair at Northampton High School, from 5-8pm.   October 18th: Halloween Dance by Jericho at the Knights on Memorial Drive in Chicopee from 6:30-8:30pm. $3 per person.   October 20th: Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR): Psychotherapy that helps reprocess trauma. Location: 11 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA.  Time: 12:30-2pm RSVP to […]

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Dance Classes for All Abilities

Ohana School of Performing Arts 470 Newton Street South Hadley, MA   Tuesdays @ 4:15-5pm 413-539-9996

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Area Events

June 27th – Autism Connections; Summer Fun at McCray’s Farm June 28th – Autism Connections; Bowling – Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley June 29th – Autism Connections; Sensory Friendly Showing – Rave Cinemas

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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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