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Area Events + Workshops

Apple Holyoke; contact holyoke@apple.com  Watch this video for more information. Being held in April. April 21 + 22 – Housing 101 & Section 8 Housing Clinic. Friday, April 21, 6-8pm and Saturday, April 22, 9-5pm. Email Donna at donna.kushi@pathlightgroup.org for information. Monday, May 4 – Empowering Students and Families: Positive Youth Development and Social Justice Practices. The […]

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Learn to modify books for your child’s reading success

MODIFYING BOOKS FOR READING SUCCESS: YOU CAN DO THIS! Modify your child’s favorite book so s/he can read it. This newly formed group for parents meets on the first Thursday each month at 7:00 PM at Springfield JCC. Please come. No charge. You bring a book to modify. Group leader and parent Nechama Katan will […]

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Area Events!

February 1st – Valentines Dance, Jericho February 1st – AANE Pizza & Games night (18+), 6-8pm in East Longmeadow, Click here for info February 2nd – Reading Group, 7-8:30 at JCC (see homepage for details). February 4th – Communicare Ice-cream Social, Jericho February 5th – Best Buddies, JCC, at Shaker Bowl in East Longmeadow February […]

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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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Fall Classes Mailing

To ensure that you receive the most up to date information, please email Bethany at byoung@springfieldjcc.org with your current home mailing address and current email address!

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WSI Offering

Know someone who is interested in teaching children with special needs to swim? This 5 day course will certify you in teaching Red Cross swim lessons, with a focus on adaptive instruction. Sign up today by calling the Springfield JCC Front Desk at 413-739-4715

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New Face in Kehillah

There is still time to register for our fall classes serving kids, teens, and adults!

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Does the ADA go far enough?

Is Ratifying The U.N. Convention On The Rights Of People With Disabilities Necessary For The U.S.? by jayruderman By: Susan L. Parish, PhD, MSW US Secretary of State John Kerry, in a brief statement at the United Nations last fall, argued that the US has one of the strongest disability rights laws in the world, and he […]

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