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Disability Inclusion Awareness Programs

Disability Inclusion Advocacy Series

Learn more about the diverse slate of programs that the J will host throughout the year, featuring nationally renowned speakers, inclusive arts programming, and local experts. Join us all year long to celebrate the importance of inclusion through the lens of education, advocacy, and innovation.

These programs are generously funded in part by The Milton and Frances Schloss Special Needs and Services Fund for Children and Adults, The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, and The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati.


Inclusion Art Exhibit

February 7 – 28
In partnership with Special Olympics Hamilton County 

Come enjoy an art show featuring award-winning art created by Special Olympics of Hamilton County (SOHC) athletes and members of the JCC community. Following SOHC’s celebrated annual juried Art Show, the J will display the works of the first prize winners and pieces made by members of the J’s Fitness and Friends class. Explore this special exhibition to gain a new appreciation for the incredible talent and creativity within our Cincinnati community. To learn more about submitting your art to the Special Olympics’ juried show, please contact Special Olympics Hamilton County at 513-271-2606 or the JCC: 513-761-7500 x1262.


Improv Workshop with Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

February 23, 1 – 1:50pm or 2:10 – 3pm
Ages 16+
FREE with RSVP

Ages 16+. Back by popular demand! Learn the basics of improvisation with teachers from Cincinnati’s famed Ensemble Theatre! Participants will work collaboratively in a fun, encouraging environment to learn about the art of improv and practice some basic improv exercises.

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Independent Living Skills for Adults

Mondays; March 16 – May 4; 10 – 11:30am
Ages 16+
FREE with RSVP

In this eight-week interactive and practical class, we will focus on housekeeping basics, healthy eating, cooking basics, emergency and safety skills, exercise, personal appearance and hygiene, money basics, and communication skills. This class is offered to foster the growth of important skills to improve or maintain one’s independence.

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Drums Alive with Melodic Connections

April 19; 1pm
FREE with RSVP

Join us for Drums Alive with community favorite Melodic Connections! We will dance, drum, and have a good time in this inclusive music-making experience! All ages and abilities are welcome.

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