JCC Not-Your-Typical Special Needs Resource Fair

FREE and open to the community!

Over 30 vendors!  Wide variety of specialties!  Recreation options and skills training!  Resource vendors!

Snacks available throughout the fair, food available for purchase at the JCC café, giveaways available to the first 100 people

See what Jammin’ Jenn Music Therapy is all about
Performance from 11:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Leslie Faneilelle of Paper Mill Playhouse 
Two 15-minute performance demonstrations at 10:00  and 11:00 a.m.

American Bodywork and Massage Professionals will do 3-5 minute chairs massages during the fair.  Sign-up at the fair for your time slot.  Good for children and parents/caregivers.

Vendor List


Recreational programs

Camp Yachad
Shadow program for campers; skills training program for counselors

Creative Kids
Inclusive art activities

Del Martial Arts
Inclusive martial arts classes 

Game U
Adaptive robotics and gaming programs

Silent Events
Silent disco events where individuals can control music volume

Theatre in Motion
Inclusion theatre

Westfield YMCA Dragonfly Program
Young adult recreation

Wolves Basketball
Adaptive basketball programs


American Bodywork and Massage Professionals
Healing for the whole body

Jed Baker
Psychologist-run social skills group

Robin Edelstein
Direct instruction

Dawn Ippolitti
Art therapy

Do Terra and Satsang
Adaptive yoga and essential oils

Jammin' Jenn
Music therapy

Learning RX
Executive functioning and brain training

Speech and Hearing Associates
Speech and hearing therapy

Therapy Garage
Speech, OT and PT therapy and social skills groups

Marisa Vastoler
Speech Therapy


Access Link
ADA-compliant public transportation

Archdiocese Newark
Resource information and ideas for parents

Behavior Analyst
Educational consultant and special education services

Freeman Law 
Special needs attorney

Hoch Orthodontics 
Adaptive orthodontic treatment philosophy

Jewish Family Services
Variety of support services

Manes & Weinberg
Special education attorneys

Melanie Ritter from Emerson Dickman 

Earl Pederson and Barry Friedson
Financial Advisors specializing in special needs trusts


Congregation B'nai Israel
Inclusive religious education

Temple Emanu-El
Inclusive Ma'ayan religious program

Temple Sholom
Inclusive religious education

Contact Information
  1. Courtney Teicher
  2. 908-889-8800 x227
  3. cteicher@jccnj.org
Sun, February 02
10:00 am — 12:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 02/02/2020 10:00am 02/02/2020 12:00pm America/New_York JCC Not-Your-Typical Special Needs Resource Fair

FREE and open to the community!

Over 30 vendors! Wide variety of specialties! Recreation options and skills training! Resource vendors!

Snacks available throughout the fair, food available for purchase at the JCC café, giveaways available to the first 100 people

See what Jammin’ Jenn Music Therapy is all about
Performance from 11:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Leslie Faneilelle of ...

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