The Inclusive Movement Center, run by award-winning NJAPE.org (New Jersey All People Equal), delivers dynamic Obstacle Course Training classes for individuals and groups of all athletic abilities. Each class is structured upon a very simple but powerful approach; activities will be “FOR EVERYONE, WITH EVERYONE.”
Classes are designed to promote core fitness strength, cooperative play, and executive functions necessary for personal growth in dynamic movement activities. Offerings include; Montclair Ninja Warrior, Box Builders, Small group training sessions, Holiday / Summer camps as well as Ninja Warrior Birthday Parties.
The IMC employs individuals and offers internships for people with disabilities to work alongside their typically developing peers. Learn more about the The Inclusive Movement Center.
NJAPE.org, IMC’s parent organization, offers professional services, advice and training in the area of inclusive movement. Visit their website at www.njape.org for more information.
Sunshine Sam’s founder Marlene Lewis has been helping families discover the world of battery/screen free toys and games. As a mission partner, Marlene will bring her skills and the incredible spirit of Sunshine Sam to Cornerstone Montclair as our “curator of toys and fun.” Keep your eyes out for Sunshine Sam’s curated toys when The General Store at Cornerstone Montclair opens in Spring 2018. Learn more about Sunshine Sam.
Creative Speech Solutions, a private pediatric therapy center started by Cynthia Marrapodi over 20 years ago, is a well-known and respected practice based in Summit, NJ. CSS employs a team of highly talented and knowledgeable speech-language pathologists and will have an office at Cornerstone Montclair, where they will provide speech, language, and feeding evaluations and therapy. Social skills and play programs will also be offered to help improve the communication and social skills of children with all abilities. For more information about CSS, please visit their website at www.creativespeechsolutions.com.
Arts Unbound is dedicated to the artistic achievement of people living with disabilities and to the continuing artistic enrichment of seniors. They provide visual arts education and professional development to help emerging artists compete on the retail market. By promoting the work of artists with disabilities and seniors, they center their art-making rather than any impairments and by doing so challenge the stigma associated with disability and aging. Visit their website at www.artsunbound.org.
Maria Sanders Coaching offers one on one parent support and guidance as well as parent education workshops here at Cornerstone Montclair or over the phone. Maria Sanders is a Licensed Social Worker and graduate level PCI Certified Parent Coach®.
Parent Coaching can help you deepen your relationship with your child and end common battles such as homework, bedtime, screen time and chores. It can reduce your stress level, and help you find more joy and satisfaction in your role as a parent. Maria Sanders was employed for over 15 years as a school social worker and early intervention specialist. As such Maria’s area of expertise originates from years of hands on experience assisting parents with children who have been diagnosed with a learning difference and/or special needs. Maria supports all parents open to collaborating and working for the best outcome for each child and family.
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