Special Needs

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Ben & Jerry’s 2019 School Spirit Event for Hoboken Bike Camp

Celebrate your school spirit and win a chance for an ice cream party for the whole school when you join Hoboken Family Alliance at our School Spirit Event at Ben & Jerry’s, Hoboken, N.J., on Wednesday, May 15.  The school that comes out to buy ice cream, creates a new ice cream combination in The Flavor Contest and/or submits entries into the […]

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COME CREATE ART WITH US THIS SUMMER!

At Children’s Art Therapy, we use art materials to express ourselves!  Children’s Art Therapy uses various art techniques and materials to explore feelings, develop social skills, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem, as well as simply learning to enjoy the art process and all it has to offer. Art opens the

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Take me out to the ballgame with Special Olympics

For the second season, the Hoboken Recreation department, Hoboken Family Alliance and Special Olympics have partnered to offer up two levels of baseball clinics starting Tuesday, April 28 on the Little League Field. The program is open to area individuals with cognitive disabilities ages 3-5 for T-Ball and 6-12 for Developmental Baseball. Children enrolled in

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Athletic programs for children with special needs return for Fall

After an incredible summer with the 3rd Annual Hoboken Bike Camp for children with special needs, the HFA is happy to report that soccer with the Red Bulls and the Special Olympics Young Athlete Program are back for the fall. For the third year, the Red Bulls will operate is Believe program that teaches youths

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Sign up your child or volunteer for Special Olympics

  The Hoboken Family Alliance is getting ready for the spring session of the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program. The free, seven-week session begins Saturday, April 6 and is open to children with developmental and physical disabilities. The program fosters social skills, athletic fundamentals and the most important aspect – fun! The program began about

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Special Olympics Young Athletes Program Returns to Hoboken

It’s Fall and time for the Young Athletes program. The Special Olympics training program for children with special needs is designed to foster fundamental athletic skills for cognitively delayed children, 2.5-years-old to 7-years-old. The six week course runs Saturdays, starting on Oct. 13, from 10 am – 11 am, at the St. Francis Community Center,

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