MMCC is a vital community resource that changes the course of lives of Bronx residents to a degree not otherwise possible. Each year, we serve more than 35,000 preschoolers, school age children, teens, adults and senior citizens through free and affordable support, enrichment, education and recreation programs, expanding their opportunities to live full, productive lives. Our committed and well-trained staff consistently steps forward to guide and nurture people of all ages –often on an individual basis and frequently when they have no other place to turn. We open up entirely new possibilities for individuals, strengthening families and reshaping the neighborhoods we serve. Together, with MMCC’s help, the Bronx will continue to evolve as a dynamic, vibrant, safe community.
Special Needs Programs
This after school program is for children with special needs currently in Kindergarten to 6th grade from ages 5 – 12 who are developmentally disabled. Our fully mainstreamed program serves youngsters who demonstrate developmental disabilities and/or are limited with their social emotional growth. We provide services to children with classifications of Learning Disability, Speech and Language Disability, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD-NOS), Autism (mild to moderate), Attention Deficit Disorder(ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Downs Syndrome, Intellectual Disability (mild to moderate).
This inclusion special needs after school program is designed to address the needs of the student by providing close counselor to participant supervision. The children are integrated into the appropriate group setting and have the opportunity to participate in all program activities. We work with parents and students to address and encourage social emotional goals.
Children will participate in an enriched curriculum of classes and clubs including arts & crafts, drama, music, basketball, floor hockey, bowling, soccer, cooking, photography, homework help and more. Children must be capable of handling a mainstream experience with counselor support. An interview must be conducted and an IEP submitted prior to enrollment.
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For more information: Kim Viade, Director 718-882-4000 ext. 391 or Ruth Moore, Administrative Assistant at 718-944-3207