Summer is fast approaching and with the weather getting nicer it may be time to consider some day programs for your adult family member with special needs. Luckily, New Jersey has a vast amount of day programs all over the state. This gives your special needs loved one an opportunity to socialize with other adults with special needs and benefit from new and exciting experiences.
Here is our list of 3 Day Programs for Adults with Special Needs in New Jersey:
Located in Springfield, The Arc of Union has a three programs available this summer. Each of which are tailored to different types of special needs individuals. The Diamonds Program is according to Arc Union “good fit for individuals who don’t require extensive medical, behavioral or other intensive supports.” The program includes day outings, educational opportunities and skill development that can be a great benefit to you or your loved one. The Community Support Program and the Opportunities Program respectively offer similar opportunities, but for adults with special needs that may need a little more care throughout the day. For more information check out the link above.
70 Diamond Road
Springfield, NJ 07081
Limitless has a number of programs available to adults with special needs in the summer. They have programs that run between 3:30-6:00 including Digital Arts, Sci-Fi/Fantasy Club, and Cooking & Entertainment Groups. This includes of a weekly schedule Limitless also has a summer camp program for kids, teenagers, and young adults. The program starts July 11th and runs through August 10th. Activities include sensory integration, outdoor water play, improving social skills, and much more!
30 Righter Ave
Denville, NJ 07834
New Horizon has a few different programs available for adults with special needs. This includes Group Residents, Vocational, Family Support and Behavior Therapy. The Family Support program is a 5 day after school program as well as Saturdays and Sundays in the summer for adults and children with special needs All of them have a unique opportunities for adults with special needs. They have a variety of locations including Freehold, Neptune, Clark, Dayton, and South Plainfield.
906 Route 33 East
Freehold, NJ 07728
All of these organizations and programs offer a great opportunity for adults with special needs. These day programs give a chance for adults with special needs to socialize, participate in timeless summer activities and work on improving behavioral issues.