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Classes and Social Clubs

Questions? Contact Jessica.Tischler@theJ.org.


Online Trivia Games and BINGO for Kids, Teens, and Adults

Family & Friends BINGO! (Online)
Wednesdays (biweekly), November 18, December 9
5pm–5:45pm
Ages: all ages!
Come one, come all to play Bingo with us! RSVP is required no later than noon of the day of each Bingo game to Jessica.Tischler@theJ.org to receive your Bingo card and link to Zoom. Free to play! It would be greatly appreciated if you would please consider making a donation in lieu of a program fee. Click here to donate.

Kids Trivia (Online)
Wednesdays (once a month), December 2
5pm–5:45pm
Ages: 6-12
Join us once a month to play trivia! The questions will be geared towards kids and some weeks may be themed. You will have the option of playing on a team or individually and will always have the option of asking friends for help! For questions, email Jessica.Tischler@theJ.org. Free to play! It would be greatly appreciated if you would please consider making a donation in lieu of a program fee. Click here to donate
Click here to register.

Teens & Adults Trivia (Online)
Wednesdays (once a month), December 16
5pm-5:45pm
Ages: 13+
Join us once a month to play trivia! The questions will be geared towards teens and adults. You will have the option of playing on a team or individually and will always have the option of asking friends for help! For questions, please email Jessica.Tischler@theJ.org. Free to play! It would be greatly appreciated if you would please consider making a donation in lieu of a program fee. Click here to donate.
Register here!

Online Social Clubs for Kids, Teens, and Adults

Teens Social Club (Online)
Mondays (once a month), October 5, November 2, December 7
4pm–5pm
Ages: 13-17
Join Arlene Lechner for a fun hangout spot while playing games and socializing with your fellow teens! This is a free program. It would be greatly appreciated if you would please consider making a donation in lieu of a program fee. Click here to donate.
Register here!

Adult Game Hour (Online)
Thursdays (ongoing), 1:30pm-2:30pm
Ages: 18+
Join Jessica Tischler for an hour of fun and games while virtually in the company of others!  For questions, email Jessica.Tischler@theJ.org.  This is a free event. It would be greatly appreciated if you would please consider making a donation in lieu of a program fee. Click here to donate.
Register here! 

In Person Social Skills Classes

Let’s Play – Social Skills (in-person)
Sundays, January 24–March 21 (9 weeks)
1pm-2pm
Ages: 6-8
Join Social Skills Instructor, Ilana Adler, for an hour of fun and exploration as children learn and strengthen their social skills through active play in a small group and safe space environment. This class is co-ed and designed for children with Autism Level 1, ADHD, and/or related social communication barriers to help foster social emotional learning and self-regulation skills in a recreational setting. Children must be able to participate verbally in group activities. A welcome interview for new participants must be scheduled prior to the start of class. Due to COVID-19, there will be strict health and safety guidelines such as mandated mask wearing, social distancing, no sharing of materials, a health screening and temperature checks for each class. Your child must be able to adhere to all of these guidelines in order to participate in the class. Limited spaces available.
Fee:    $225
Code: 13235
Register

Friends – Social Skills (in-person)
Sundays, January 24–March 21 (9 weeks)
2:15-3:15pm
Ages: 9-12
Join Social Skills Instructor, Ilana Adler, for a fun co-ed class designed to help children explore and understand their emotions through recreational play. Discussion topics include dealing with anger, understanding feelings, the power of positive thinking and handling stress. This class is designed for children with Autism level 1, ADHD, and/or related social communication barriers to help foster social emotional learning and self-regulation skills in a recreational setting. Children must be able to participate verbally in group activities. A welcome interview for new participants must be scheduled prior to the start of class. Due to COVID-19, there will be strict health and safety guidelines such as mandated mask wearing, social distancing, no sharing of materials, a health screening and temperature checks for each class. Your child must be able to adhere to all of these guidelines in order to participate in the class. Limited spaces available.
Fee:    $225
Code: 13236
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Teens – Social Skills (in-person)
Sundays, January 24-March 21 (9 weeks)
3:30-4:30pm
Ages: 13-15
Join Social Skills Instructor, Ilana Adler, for an hour co-ed class designed to help teenagers navigate the social scene. Topics include developing and maintaining friendships, understanding and responding to verbal and non-verbal cues in social situations, coping strategies for dealing with teen emotions, self-advocacy, self-confidence and more. This class is designed for teens with Autism level 1, ADHD and/or related social communication barriers to help foster social emotional learning and self-regulation skills in a recreational setting. Teens must be able to verbally participate in group activities. A welcome interview for new participants is required prior to the start of class. Due to COVID-19, there will be strict health and safety guidelines such as mandated mask wearing, social distancing, no sharing of materials, a health screening and temperature checks for each class. Your child must be able to adhere to all of these guidelines in order to participate in the class. Limited spaces available.
Fee:    $225
Code: 13237
Register

Online Social Skills Classes

Let’s Play – Social Skills (online)
Mondays, January 25–March 22 (9 weeks)
3:45pm–4:45pm
Ages: 6-8
An opportunity to connect with your peers in a fun and friendly Zoom video chat while continuing to practice social, coping, and executive functioning skills. This class is led by Jill Flynn and designed for children with high-functioning autism, ADHD, and related disorders. Topics will vary each week. If you are brand new to our programs, an intake interview is required via Zoom as well as submitting a child profile form. Registration is first-come, first-served. Limited space available.
Fee:    $225
Code: 13238
Register

Friends – Social Skills (online)
Mondays, January 25–March 22 (9 weeks)
5pm–6pm
Ages: 9-12
An opportunity to connect with your peers in a fun and friendly Zoom video chat while continuing to practice social, coping, and executive functioning skills. This class is led by Jill Flynn and designed for children with high-functioning autism, ADHD, and related disorders. Topics will vary each week. If you are brand new to our programs, an intake interview is required via Zoom as well as submitting a child profile form. Registration is first-come, first-served and must be received by Wednesday, September 16. Limited space available.
Fee:    $225
Code: 13239
Register

Teens – Social Skills (online)
Mondays, January 25–March 22 (9 weeks)
6:15pm–7:15pm
Ages: 13-15
An opportunity to connect with your peers in a fun and friendly Zoom video chat while continuing to practice social, coping, and executive functioning skills. This class is led by Jill Flynn and designed for teens with high-functioning autism, ADHD, and related disorders. Topics will vary each week. If you are brand new to our programs, an intake interview is required via Zoom as well as submitting a child profile form. Registration is first-come, first-served and must be received by Wednesday, September 16. Limited space available.
Fee:    $225
Code: 13240
Register

Gal Pal Kids (online)
Wednesdays, January 20–March 24 (10 weeks)
4pm–5pm
Ages: 6-8
A virtual social skills group just for girls! This group encourages girls to express themselves and work towards personal and social goals. This class is led by Amy Bernhard and designed for girls with ADHD, high functioning autism and related disorders. Classes are run on Zoom and topics will change week to week. If you are brand new to our programs, an intake interview is required via Zoom as well as submitting a child profile form. Registration is first-come, first-served. Limited space available.
Fee:    $250
Code: 13241
Register

Gal Pal Tweens (online)
Thursdays, January 21–March 25 (10 weeks)
4pm–5pm
Ages: 9-12
A virtual social skills group just for girls! This group encourages girls to express themselves and work towards personal and social goals. This class is led by Amy Bernhard and designed for girls with ADHD, high functioning autism and related disorders. Classes are run on Zoom and topics will change week to week. If you are brand new to our programs, an intake interview is required via Zoom as well as submitting a child profile form. Registration is first-come, first-served. Limited space available.
Fee:    $250
Code: 13242
Register

Gal Pal Teens (online)
Thursdays, January 21–March 25 (10 weeks)
5:15pm–6:15pm
Ages: 13-15
A virtual social skills group just for girls! This group encourages girls to express themselves and work towards personal and social goals. This class is led by Amy Bernhard and designed for girls with ADHD, high functioning autism and related disorders. Classes are run on Zoom and topics will change week to week. If you are brand new to our programs, an intake interview is required via Zoom as well as submitting a child profile form. Registration is first-come, first-served. Limited space available.
Fee:    $250
Code: 13243
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Inspiring Social Skills through Media (online)
Wednesdays, January 20–March 24 (10 weeks)
7pm–8pm
Ages: 18+
Social skills lessons provide opportunities for adults to identify social cues and communication skills in typical social settings. This class reviews the social skills you may have learned when you were younger or in school as well as expand upon skills to use as an adult today.

Using a variety of media formats as a basis for lessons helps break down the behaviors and allows for conversations and instruction on appropriate vs inappropriate behaviors. The participants in this class will receive a handout each week on a topic and watch a short video link before class. During the class we'll watch a variety of clips from TV shows and movies. Together we’ll discuss the behaviors and how they apply to our lives.

There are opportunities to learn about different types of friendships, how to engage in conversations, verbal and nonverbal cues, appropriate use of social media, expected vs unexpected behaviors, compromising, etc.

Join Melissa Hochberg for this new program to enhance a variety of skills while virtually in the company of your peers! Registration is first-come, first-served. Limited space available.
Fee:    $225
Code: 13244
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