SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR CHILDREN

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If you would like more information about our services, please click here to contact us now. For more information, contact Lilach Koch: 718-646-1444 Ext. 406 or email: kochl@shorefronty.org

Sunday Funday Swim Program (Children 3-12)

Four groups meet every Sunday from 2:30 to 4:30 pm

Sunday Funday Swim Program is designed to serve the needs of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities. The program uses visual aids, is very accommodating for children with sensory difficulties & allows children to be in a soothing environment. Group members participate in instructional swim with peers and receive 1:1 child to staff ratio within the pool. Swim lessons are 30 minutes long and are guided by certified swim instructor.

All-Together After School (Children Ages 5-13)

Free Program

Group meets Monday – Friday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm.
We work with the Office of Pupil Transportation to arrange a school bus drop-off.

The Shorefront YM-YWHA’s All-Together After School Program offers children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders a safe and nurturing small group environment to socialize, learn, and have fun. With a child to staff radio of 2:1, a major focus of the work is enhancing the social skills of participants. A typical day includes homework help, arts, sports, fitness activities, and engaging in educational projects with typically developing children.

The All-Together Afterschool Program Offers:
• Homework Assistance | • Music and Movement | • Sensory Exploration | • Art Groups | • Dramatic Play | • Story Time | • Outdoor Play | • Healthy Nutrition | • Swimming | • Science | • Social Skills

Sunday Funday (Children Ages 5-13)

Group meets every other Sunday from 12:00 to 2:00 pm.

The Sunday Funday program at the Shorefront YM-YWHA offers a range of fun and engaging activities for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Developmental Disabilities. Children enhance their socialization skills through participation in various group activities with a child to staff ratio of 2:1.

The Sunday Funday activities include:
• Outdoor Play
• Art Groups
• Music and Movement
• Sensory Exploration
• Dramatic Play
• Gym Instruction
• Social Skills Activities
• Musical Theater Coaching

Summer Day Camp Inclusion Program (Children in grades 1-4)

The Shorefront YM-YWHA's Summer Day Camp Inclusion Program is offered in a supportive and nurturing environment that meets children's individual needs. Children enjoy summer activities, participate in sports and make friends.

Summer Day Camp Inclusion Program includes:

  • Daily Beach Outings
  • Team Sports
  • Field Trips
  • Swimming Lessons with Shorefront Y Lenny Krayzelburg Academy
  • Hot kosher lunches and snacks
  • Jewish values and activities

Scholarships Available

The Summer Camp Inclusion Program (SCIP) is made possible through the generosity of the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation and the J.E. and Z.B. Butler Foundation.