Religion

The JCC Manhattan-Special Needs Programs

Organization: JCC Manhattan

Website: www.jccmanhattan.org  or  http://www.jccmanhattan.org/special-needs

 

Address: 334 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10023


Contact: Melissa Lader-Director School Age Special Needs Programs & Camp Kulam

Phone: 646-505-5729

Email: mlader@jccmanhattan.org


Contact: Hannah Cohen-Coordinator Special Needs Parenting & Support Groups

Phone: 646-505-4460

Email: hcohen@jccmanhattan.org


Contact: Allison Kleinman-Director of Adaptions-Young Adult Life Skills Network

Phone: 646 505-4367

Email: akleinman@jccmanhattan.org



You can find classes and programs for children of all ages and adults with wonderful learning opportunities and social interactions. For the child that likes to move there is soccer,swimming, gymnastics and karate. There is also music therapy, story pirates, drop-in art classes and even a tween and teen lounge. For the grown-ups there are a wide variety of support groups, lectures, and even a resource library.

Resources for Children with Special Needs

Organization: Resources for Children with Special Needs

Website: www.resources.nyc.org

Phone: 212 677-4650

Address: 116 East 16th Street, New York, NY 11113


Resources for Children with Special Needs (RCSN) is located in New York City and is the only independent nonprofit organization that works for families and children with all special needs, across all boroughs, to understand, navigate, and access the services needed to ensure that all children have the opportunity to develop their full potential.

 

 

Holy Trinity Church Special Needs Mass

Organization: Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church

Website: http://www.holytrinityrcparish.org/

Phone: (718) 746-1479

Contact:

Address: 14-51 143rd St., Whitestone, NY  11357

The church holds a monthly Roman Catholic Mass in which special needs kids are welcome, even if they have trouble sitting quietly for the length of a mass.  An article about the church and their special needs mass was published in the NY Daily News on January 4, 2011.