UCP/NYC’s SPIRIT Program
Spirit is a Saturday recreation program in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island.Individuals between the ages of 13-22 who have an MR/DD diagnosis. Transportation is provided. Call for more information: Michael Bolton, 718-436-7600, x7345.
Explore Club Disco is a Friday night social event with a DJ & light supper for Manhattan and Brooklyn residents. Must be 18 or older with an MR/DD diagnosis, and live at home. Wheelchair accessible.
Transportation for this program is not provided.
For information call: Michael Bolton at 718-436-7600 x 7345.
Achilles: Running, Rehabilitation and Education
This organization offers races and programs for both children and adults with physical disabilities. They have numerous events throughout the year that are fun for one & all. For information call: 212-354-0300.
The Special Needs Activity Center for Kids is a program of after school activities combined with skills training designed specifically for special needs infants & children, in a nurturing environment. Created by Jackie Ceonzo for her son Joey, this is a unique, creative program. For more information on schedules & events call: 212-439-9996.
New Possibilities for Young Adults with LD to make new friends! Provides a monthly socialization program for individuals in their 20’s-30’s. $5.00 Admission, At the JCC of Manhattan. Reservations a must. Myrna@matchkonnection.com or call 718-548-1933.
Pure Vision Arts
NYC’s premier studio for artists with developmental challenges. Located in Chelsea, PVA provides studio space, materials & exhibition opportunities & career development for beginning, emerging & established artists. Call: 212-366-4263, ext 222, or www.purevisionarts.org
The 92nd Street Y
Programs for Children & Adults with Developmental Disabilities. For information call Melanie Mandel at: 212-415-5626 or mmandel@92Y.org