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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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Family Leadership Workshop Series – Open for Application

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015-2016 Family Leadership Series, offered by Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change. THIS EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITY IS FREE FOR PARTICIPANTS! Food and overnight lodging for participants is paid for by the Department of Developmental Services. Scholarships for respite/child care are available. There will be NO COST to you to attend this series!!

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Seeking volunteers for Kehillah FITNESS BUDDIES Program

Would you or someone you know like to be a “Fitness Peer Buddy” to an individual with special needs? We have an opportunity for you!
AND – You’ll have access to the JCC Gym, Pool and Fitness Center during this 3-month period!
We are recruiting volunteers – Fitness Peer Buddies – to work out at the JCC with individuals with special needs through our Fitness Buddies Program.

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Information Session this Saturday: Camphill Community for People in need of services and supports for daily living

Please come learn more about the possibilities of a Camphill Community in the Pioneer Valley. This Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Hartsbrook School in Hadley, MA. Camphill is a worldwide movement that seeks to enhance the lives of people in need of services and supports for daily living as well as people committed to service by creating communities where everyone’s contributions are valued without regard to their financial assets, or their intellectual or physical capabilities.

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Registration has Begun

Check out www.kehillah-sjcc.org for fall fun activities through the Special Needs Department at the Springfield Jewish Community Center.  We look forward to seeing you soon.

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It’s not too late! Sign up for August Kehillah Camps now!

It may be the middle of July, but we still have two GREAT Camping Opportunities for Special Needs campers, right here at the Springfield JCC: JCC Inclusion Camp & Camp Kehillah Special Needs Camp. The Inclusion Camp, during the weeks of August 5-9 and August 12-16, is designed for campers who have had success with partial or full inclusion with shared support. Camp Kehillah our substantially separate camp, runs the week prior to school starting, August 19 – 23. This camp is for all campers with special needs, but will work well for those campers who need extra support. Learn more and register now! We hope to see you at camp! Linda (llapointe@springfieldjcc.org)

Still Room in August Weeks – Register NOW!

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