Community Events and Programs

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  • Mindful@Home Free Guided Meditations

    [email protected] Free Guided Meditations

    [email protected], a series of free guided meditations from some of our favorite mindfulness teachers. Tune in on Facebook  every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 3 p.m. ET for live guided meditations

  • FRN Connect: Get FIT

    FRN Connect: Get FIT

    ***This webinar is being held FREE of charge***
    Each class will feature a certified trainer and a model participant to demonstrate each exercise. We will focus on improving muscle building, full-body flexibility, balance, motor skills, and mobility through these fun exercises.

  • Virtual Karate lesson for Children with Special Needs

    Virtual Karate lesson for Children with Special Needs

    During this pandemic, Special Dragons Karate is not meeting with our children with special needs directly. View virtual special needs karate lessons via Facebook. We meet online every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 6:00 pm.

  • NJ Connect Family Support Group

    NJ Connect Family Support Group

    ?Every Monday & Thursday, 6:30-7:30 pm
    Virtual support group sessions for family members supporting a loved one with substance abuse disorder.

  • NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group

    NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group

    Tuesdays at 12 pm & Wednesdays at 7 pm
    Register for an online support group. NAMI Family Support Group is a 60-minute support group for adult friends and family members (18+) of people with mental health conditions. Participants gain support from peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

  • FRN Connect: Yoga

    FRN Connect: Yoga

    A gentle yoga sequence led by a certified yoga instructor that will improve breathing patters and release stored tension in the body. Postures will be performed in a seated position, kneeling and reclined, there will be no standing sequences. We will have Chair Yoga on 4/21 as an alternative for those with mobility concerns.

  • POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families

    POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families

    Join us for 30 minutes of stretching and relaxation with Virtual Yoga for the whole family. You don’t need any past experience or any special equipment.

  • POAC: Accessing Special Education from Home

    POAC: Accessing Special Education from Home

    Special Needs Attorney Hillary D. Freeman, Esq. and Bobbie Gallagher, BCBA-D, will present a free zoom teleconference with a Q&A addressing how to access special education from your home in the midst of this health crisis as well as behavioral strategies to help your child access his or her education when sitting in front of a computer is difficult.

  • POAC: Autism Music Classes

    POAC: Autism Music Classes

    Please join us for some great online music classes with Mr. Jim of Key of Awesome Music! Mr. Jim will be doing some silly vocal warm-ups and we can all participate with singing and even participating with some simple percussion play. We will be focusing on songs about friendship and what the lyrics mean to us all.

  • NJ Family Resource Forum

    NJ Family Resource Forum

    Let’s share what resources are available and discuss how we at NJ Connect for Recovery can help.

  • Addressing Special Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Addressing Special Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Join Disability Rights NJ Staff Attorneys, Robert Robinson and Andrea Parente, and Mike Marotta, DRNJ Assistive Technology Expert, as they provide important information about addressing special education concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • FRN Connect: Get FIT

    FRN Connect: Get FIT

    ***This webinar is being held FREE of charge***
    Each class will feature a certified trainer and a model participant to demonstrate each exercise. We will focus on improving muscle building, full-body flexibility, balance, motor skills, and mobility through these fun exercises.

  • POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man

    POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man

    Join POAC and Mr. Scott the Music Man for a half hour of music, movement, fun, and your garden variety silliness. Let's kick off the weekend the right way. It's all live at 2:30 on Fridays on POAC's Facebook page.

  • FRN Connect: Understanding COVID

    FRN Connect: Understanding COVID

    Supporting youth with autism and other developmental disabilities can be tough during this difficult time. Please join our BCBA for information about how to answer your children's questions about the Coronavirus. We will be focusing on information that is easy to understand and will provide visuals to use with your children.

  • Parenting the Anxious Child

    Parenting the Anxious Child

    Anxiety Disorders are among the most common childhood mental health struggles.  Understanding the context of anxiety in the family system provides a unique opportunity for parents to effectively help their children through their own behavioral changes. This webinar will provide parents with an understanding of anxiety in children and adolescents and explore ways in which they may help their children to thrive.

  • BCCAP'S 2ND Annual Women's Resource Fair

    BCCAP'S 2ND Annual Women's Resource Fair

    Invitation to celebrate. Resources and helpful information will be available to speak with you.

    Download the flyer for more information and if you are interested in hosting a table.

  • Ride and Stride for Autism

    Ride and Stride for Autism

    For the Ride's 20th Anniversary, we are excited to announce the addition of a 5K Fun Walk/Run! The Ride for Autism is now officially the Ride & Stride for Autism.