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Guttenberg Center for Special Services

Sunday Social Skills Classes and Other Programs

AgesSchool age and teens

Social Skills, Sunday FunDay!, On Our Own and Project PALS

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Our Sunday programming brings together young people with various levels of social abilities in a nurturing and supportive environment where they can grow their interpersonal skills through all different types of special activities designed for their personal development.

All programs are facilitated by experienced, caring professionals. All groups are thoughtfully formed based on age and compatibility.

An intake assessment is required for all new potential participants prior to finalizing registration.

The Guttenberg Center for Special Services at the JCC is a qualified agency through NJ Childrens System of Care/PerformCare and DDD.  

For more information contact, Shelley Levy, Special Services Director. Call 201.408.1489 or email slevy@jccotp.org

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High five at bowling.
Petting zoo with a bunny.
Field day.
Friends smiling together.
Man watering a garden.
Two kids playing together.
Teen girl reading to a young boy.
Three adults just finishing the Rubin Run.
Swim instructor helping a woman swim in the pool.
Swim instructor and student in the pool.
Woman with her arm around a girl.

Classes

Sunday FunDay!

Ages 4-8
Designed to develop socialization and communication skills through age-appropriate structured activities such as morning meeting, music therapy and art.

This class is for children with intellectual and developmental delays and autism.

A high level of supervision is provided by professionals and trained volunteers.
Please call Shelley Levy or email slevy@jccotp.org for more information.

The JCC will follow all federal, state and local safety protocols, guidelines, and health requirements.

Schedules and program activities are subject to change based on this guidance.

Fall Semester  10 am–12 pm  9/26/21-1/9/22   13 sessions  $800 member/$900 public
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Winter/Spring Semester 10 am–12 pm  1/23/22-5/22/22  14 sessions  $800 member/$900 public
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Sunday Social Skills

Ages 5-15
Provides age-appropriate activities that enhance pro-social skills development in a natural setting for children with high functioning autism, Asperger Syndrome, ADD/ADHD, and learning and communication differences, who are conversational and can independently participate within a 1:2 staffing ratio.

Social Skills 1
Activities include social skills, sports and games, music therapy, art, outdoor play, choice time and more.

Social Skills 2
Activities include social skills, sports, fitness and games, art, outdoor play, choice time and more.

The JCC will follow all federal, state and local safety protocols, guidelines, and health requirements.
Schedules and program activities are subject to change based on this guidance.

Fall Semester  10 am–12 pm  9/26/21-1/9/22   13 sessions  $800 member/$900 public
View fall semester program dates

Winter/Spring Semester 10 am–12 pm  1/23/22-5/22/22  14 sessions  $800 member/$900 public
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Sunday On Our Own

Ages 17+
This life skills training program is for teens and young adults with sufficient self-help skills to independently participate within a 1:3 staffing ratio. The focus is on interacting with peers, developing pro-social behaviors and independent living skills.

Fall Semester  10 am–12 pm  9/26/21-1/9/22   13 sessions  $800 member/$900 public
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Winter/Spring Semester 10 am–12 pm  1/23/22-5/22/22  14 sessions  $800 member/$900 public
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Project PALS – Tuesdays

Ages 17+
This afternoon program is for teens and young adults with sufficient self-help skills to independently participate within a 1:3 staffing ratio. Activities include swim, life skills, music appreciation and cooking.

Fall Semester 4:30 pm-6:30 pm 10/5/21-1/18/22 16 sessions $1200 member/$1300 public
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Winter/Spring Semester 10 am-1:30 pm 2/1/22-5/31/22 18 sessions $1200 member/$1300 public
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