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Hi-5 Sports: Basketball

Date of Event: Saturdays and Sundays
Start Time: See Description for Start Times by Group | End Time:

Location:

Saturday Events:

Youth for Christ Adventure Center - Capital District

1544 Route 9 - Halfmoon, NY

(Across from Walmart, in with The Edge Rock Climbing)


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Sunday Events: 

Okte Elementary School Gym

1581 Crescent Road - Clifton Park, NY

(Exit 8 off the Northway)


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Hi-5 Sports presents Basketball Season beginning in December. Hi-5 Sports strives to provide an environment which allows people with special needs to build self-esteem, confidence, and friendships through sports by providing opportunities to socialize, compete and exercise both their motor and life skills.

Basketball is offered for three skill levels including Beginners, Intermediates and Advanced.

For information on each level, skills, dates and times click here to visit the Hi-5 sports website and to register.



Special Needs Sensory Friendly Sunday at Sky Zone

Date of Event: Second Sunday of each Month
Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM

Location:

Sky Zone
50 Simmons Lane
Albany, NY 12204


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Event Cost: $9.99 if pre-registered
Contact Person: Phone: 518-417-3838

Sky Zone Trampoline Park presents Special Needs Sensory Friendly Sunday on the second Sunday of every month from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The cost is $9.99 per hour with advance purchase, regular price for walk-ins.

Sky Zone will turn off the music and dial down the distractions for the comfort of special jumpers. Additionally, Sky Zone will make every effort to accommodate all jumpers with any kind of special needs.

Please note that the first hour will be very low sensory with no music playing, however during the second hour there will be music playing due to other programming.

For more details or to reserve your jump time, visit skyzone.com.



Transitions Mini-Camps

Date of Event: See Details Below
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Location:

2736 State highway 30
Mayfield, NY 12117


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Event Cost: $125/Weekend or $95/Single Day
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Transitions three day Mini-Camps are available for high school students and young adults with learning differences to become more independent and build confidence in living a fulfilled and productive life. Students will learn valuable skills and create lasting friendships, they will also get to know themselves on a deep level that helps them use their strengths to find their niche in life.

Camps will take place on the following dates:

  • May 19-21
  • July 14-16
  • Aug. 4-6
  • Oct. 7 (one day session)
  • Dec. 1-3

Mini-camps will take place at Transitions' facility in Upstate New York; the cost is $125 for a weekend or $95 for one-day camps, with an additional fee for overnight accommodations. For more information see the attached flyer below.

For questions and more information, click here, admissions@transitionsusa.org">email or call 518-775-5384

Transitions Mini-Camps - FLYER



Integrated Playgroup

Date of Event: Wednesdays
Start Time: 10:30 AM | End Time: 11:30 AM

Location:

Bach Branch
Albany Public Library


Event Address:

455 New Scotland Ave


Albany, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 518-482-2154

Event:

Back Branch of Albany Public Library presents Integrated Playgroup on Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The playgroup is designed to benefit children with special needs ages 0-5 years-old. Whether observing or participating, children will experience literacy through multi-sensory activities, including tactile exploration, music, sign language, art and movement.

   

Caregivers can engage with their kids and other adults in a supportive, instructional, low-stress environment. The facilitator's background is in special education.

   

For additional information call 518-482-4125 or visit the library's website.



Sensitive Santa

Date of Event: Sundays: November 19 and December 3, 2017
Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time:

Location:

Colonie Center Mall


Event Address:

Wolf Road


Albany, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone:

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Santa Cares, a sensory-friendly opportunity for children with all spectrums of special needs to enjoy the tradition of a Santa Photo Experience will take place on one Sunday in November and one Sunday in December at 9 a.m.

  • Sunday, Nov. 19 at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 3 at 9 a.m.

This photo opportunity takes place at Colonie Center Mall in a calming environment prior to public hours. Registration in advance is required, click here to reserve a time. There is no cost for this event, families only pay for any pictures they purchase.



Salem SEPTA: Support Group for Special Needs Families

Date of Event: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time:

Location:

Salem Central School


Event Address:

41 E. Broadway


Salem, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Kari Mancine Phone: Call: 518-727-5527 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Salem Central School SEPTA Committee presents Support Group for Special Needs Families beginning at 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Nov. 29, 2017
  • Jan. 31, 2018
  • Mar. 28, 2018
  • Apr. 25, 2018
  • May 30, 2018

   

For more information call Kari Mancine 518-727-5527 or email septa.salempta@gmail.com. Resources and assistance is available year round.

   

Salem SEPTA: Support Group for Special Needs Families - FLYER



Conference: Autism: A View from Within the Spectrum

Date of Event: Friday, December 8, 2017
Start Time: 8:30 AM | End Time: 1:00 PM

Location:

Westchester Marriott


Event Address:

670 White Plains Rd.


Tarrytown, NY
Event Cost: $115+
Contact Person: Karen Siris or Philip Cicero Phone: Karen 516-851-0471 or Philip 516-223-4464, or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event:

School Leaders for Change presents the conference Autism: A view from within the spectrum, special ways and techniques (SWAT) for achieving meaningful inclusion for students with autism on Friday, Dec. 8 from 8:30 to 1 p.m. The keynote speakers for this conference are expert Stephen Shore, Ed.D and parent advocate Lee Deborah Englander. Other experts will be featured through out the conference. Participants will return to their districts with clear cut ideas for implementation in their classroom and schools.

   

The cost to attend this conference is $115 for parents or $170 for others. To purchase tickets click here. Additionally, a mid-morning continental breakfast will be included along with coffee at registration from 8 to 8:30 a.m.

   

Call Karen Siris, 516-851-0471 or Philip Cicero, 516-223-4464 or email school.leadersforchange@gmail.com with any questions.



Salem SEPTA: Support Group for Special Needs Families

Date of Event: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time:

Location:

Salem Central School


Event Address:

41 E. Broadway


Salem, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Kari Mancine Phone: Call: 518-727-5527 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

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Salem Central School SEPTA Committee presents Support Group for Special Needs Families beginning at 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Jan. 31, 2018
  • Mar. 28, 2018
  • Apr. 25, 2018
  • May 30, 2018

For more information call Kari Mancine 518-727-5527 or email septa.salempta@gmail.com. Resources and assistance is available year round.

   

Salem SEPTA: Support Group for Special Needs Families - FLYER



Ask the Advocates Presentation

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 28, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time:

Location:

Salem Central School


Event Address:

41 E. Broadway


Salem, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call: 518-727-5527 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Salem Central School SEPTA Committee presents Ask the Advocates with Parent to Parent of NYS Education Specialist Tina Beauparlant on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. Do you have questions related to the IEP process? Do you know how to request information? Do you understand your role at a CSE meeting? Do you know how to discuss your child's needs? If you are a parent, guardian, teacher, Medicaid Service Coordinator or just interested in this topic; then this training is for you!

   

For more information call 518-727-5527 or email septa.salempta@gmail.com.

   

Ask the Advocates Presentation - FLYER



Salem SEPTA: Support Group for Special Needs Families

Date of Event: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time:

Location:

Salem Central School


Event Address:

41 E. Broadway


Salem, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Kari Mancine Phone: Call: 518-727-5527 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Septa logo.jpg

Salem Central School SEPTA Committee presents Support Group for Special Needs Families beginning at 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Mar. 28, 2018
  • Apr. 25, 2018
  • May 30, 2018

For more information call Kari Mancine 518-727-5527 or email septa.salempta@gmail.com. Resources and assistance is available year round.

   

Salem SEPTA: Support Group for Special Needs Families - FLYER




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