After-School Program for Special Needs Children Ages 3 – 12
$120.00 – $600.00
Our After-School Program is designed for special needs children and children who have learning delays in more than one area of development. During our After-School Program our certified staff are able to provide Speech, OT and PT therapies at an additional cost. These therapies may be covered by insurance. Please ask Vanessa our Administrator of Insurance and Family Services about your insurance plan.
After-school programs positively impact students with special needs in key areas and provide opportunities to increase their skills while building on their potential.Studies show that students with special needs who participate in after-school programs have; higher academic achievement, improved school attendance, higher aspirations, improved social competence and improved behavior.
3:00 – 3:30 pm Snack
3:30 – 4:00 pm Social Skills Groups
4:00 – 4:45 pm Homework Help or Therapy (ABA, Speech, OT)
4:45 – 5:30 pm Enrichment Classes which include:
Mondays: Music Mondays (4:30-5:15 pm)
On Music Mondays your child will explore all aspects of music. From creating their own instruments to learning popular children’s songs, Head Teacher Shane will assist your child through different multisensory strategies through music.
Tuesdays: Sensory Art (4:30-5:15 pm)
Sensory art activities have been shown to produce changes in the brain that reflect improvements in enhanced attention skills and cognition with participants often showing significant gains in emotional awareness, communication, coping, emotional awareness, creative thinking and sensory information processing. Projects are always sensory based and unique- just like our kids!
Wednesdays: Social Skills Groups (4:00-6:00 pm)
Our social skills group gives your child the opportunity to learn different socialization strategies at their own pace with peers. From group activities to our daily lessons, your child will have time to practice new skills and make new friends
Thursdays: Mad Science (4:30-5:15 pm)
Your child will become a mad scientist with the help from Head Teachers Shane and Joanna. From Diet Coke and Mentos, to exploring the change in seasons, your child will be able to explore the different realms of science in a fun and engaging way
Fridays: Reading N’ Crafts (4:30-5:15 pm)
Our Book Club with Head Teacher Joanna helps strengthen your child’s literacy abilities and oral comprehension while making new friends. A new book is read every Friday with a craft activity to follow to test reading skills.
All of our After School Program Activities are held at our River Edge location
*There is NO late pickup. There will be a charge of $20 per every fifteen minutes after 6 pm.
For Children Ages 3-12
Aftercare Monthly Tuition
1 day $120
2 days $240
3 days $360
4 days $480
5 days $600
**1:1 aide additional $15/hour