Cornerstone Montclair and The General Store are open for business and taking necessary precautions in light of the spread of the Coronavirus. You should check with the organizations and individuals running specific classes, events and activities as to their status.

Cornerstone Montclair and The General Store are open for business and taking necessary precautions in light of the spread of the Coronavirus. Most events, workshops and classes have been postponed. You should check with the organizations and individuals running specific classes, events and activities as to their status.

A leader and community partner committed to empowering people of all abilities to be included
as active participants in the vibrancy of Montclair

Our Mission Partners

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.

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

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. Visit Maria’s website at mariasandersparentcoach.com.