These programs meet immediately after school dismissal for 1 hour, providing fun activities and expanded safe coverage hours for parents.
Our special education recreation programs for grades K-5 emphasize social skills while children enjoy unique games, crafts and role play. The curriculum addresses: making and being a good friend, dealing with social challenges, listening, sharing, following rules, understanding & expressing feelings and self-esteem.
Music therapists lead a lively, interactive, goal-oriented program, involving children in singing, movement and musical games. Small classes allow children to explore rhythm and rhyme, percussion instruments, and dramatic play. Our goals include: receptive and expressive language, social skills, improved attention and self-expression.
A fun time for teens to socialize, build independence, confidence and self-esteem. SPIRIT is a lifeline for teens who have not had an appropriate way to participate in the after-school community. Activities may include: games, art, music, movement, discussions and other typical teen interests. SPARC helps students deal with social challenges, develop new interests and leisure skills.
An extended school day for summer special education students to enjoy structured summer recreation fun: water play, outdoor games, gym time, music therapy, art and more. SPARC staff are available to collaborate with faculty to carry-over social skills goals.
Call (914) 243-0583 to start your school.