These programs meet immediately after school dismissal for 1 hour.
Our inclusionary or special education recreation programs for grades K-5 emphasizes social skills while children enjoy unique games, crafts and role play. The curriculum addresses: making & 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 & 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 & leisure skills. SPIRIT also expands safe coverage hours for busy parents.
An extended school day for summer special education students to enjoy structured summer recreation fun: water play, gym time, music, art and more. SPARC staff are available to collaborate with faculty to carry-over IEP social skills goals.
Call (914) 243-0583 to start your school.