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All Ages

The Milton and Frances Schloss Special Needs and Services Department was created in 2013 to provide programming for children, teens, young adults, and seniors with disabilities. These programs are for children and adults with intellectual and physical disabilities who are able to participate independently or with the help of their own personal care assistant.

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Overview

This department develops and expands programming and services to support and enrich the lives of individuals with special needs and their families; and, looks for unique, creative, and innovative ways to serve the community.

We strive to provide inclusive and adaptive programing for individuals with physical, cognitive, and developmental disabilities. The JCC staff works with families to ensure that proper placement and accommodations are made, when possible.

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.

For more information about special needs services at the J, or to let us know what your needs are, please contact us by email at: inclusion@mayersonjcc.org.

Spring Classes

ADAPTED BASKETBALL
Ages 18+
Every Other Thursday, March 14 – May 23
7 – 8pm | Mayerson JCC
J Members: FREE | Public: $25

In this exciting team-focused exercise class, participants will work on basketball fundamentals while socializing and being active. Participants should be able to engage independently or with the help of their own personal care assistant.

 

FITNESS & FRIENDS
Ages 16+
Sundays, March 10 – May 26
1 – 3pm | Mayerson JCC
J Members: FREE | Public: $25

This engaging adaptive class offers low-impact exercise, socializing, and creative crafts. Participants should be able to engage independently or with help of their own personal care assistant.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS POWERLIFTING

Ages 16+
Saturdays, March 16 – May 25
12 – 1pm | Mayerson JCC
J Members: FREE | Public: $25 (LL Fitness Floor – 6 participants)

Join us in partnership with the Special Olympics of Hamilton County (SOHC) for powerlifting courses and training. Spots are limited so sign up quickly.

Note: Class will not take place on Saturdays, September 16 (Rosh Hashanah – building will be closed) and November 25 (Thanksgiving week).

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