Available at Greystone Orange County, in Warwick, for children ages 6-21 years with developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD). This innovative, year-round program, available Monday-Friday, accommodates each child’s communication/learning method. The program integrates successful implementation of the child’s current educational agenda. Children learn self-care, safety and social skills, money and time management, and communication skills. The facility boasts a large, fenced outdoor playground and indoor recreation area, and structured indoor activities such as cooking, homework assistance, arts & crafts, yoga, Zumba/dance and music appreciation. Our school break program coincides with Orange-Ulster BOCES school break calendars. Our school break program runs five times annually, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This program offers full-day respite for kids age 6-21. For more information about Club ASPIRE, contact us or call (845) 469-3760. You can also download a brochure.
Similar to Orange County-based Club ASPIRE, after school and school break programs are also available in Dutchess County at the Wappingers Falls-based Club COOL (Community Outreach & Opportunities for Learning), located in the Annette Heslin Community Center. Club COOL is a respite program for boys and girls age 6-21 diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum, and/or with a developmental or intellectual disabilty. The program runs Monday through Friday from 2:00 pm to 6:00 p.m. Children learn self-care, money and time management, safety and social skills in accordance with their individualized plans. For more information about Club COOL contact us or call (845) 452-5772, x106. To download a Club COOL brochure, click here.