3 Sixty Cycling and Fitness Studio will offer a new class Movement Class in its new You’re Special! series. The class is “designed for children with mild autism, Asperger’s, Sensory dysfunctions, ADHD, and other situations.” The six-week 45 minutes sessions are progressive, slowly increasing the physical and emotional confidence of each child all in a warm and caring environment. It’s taught by a certified child instructor who is the mom of a child with special needs. The class is limited to 8 students in grades k – 2 and will run on Mondays from 4:30 – 5:30 pm. Register here.
Montclair Shukokai Karate will offer the new session of its Special Needs Karate class starting on January 19, Saturday from 9 am – 9:30 am. The session will run for six weeks. RSVP if you are able to attend this session or call 973-748-5282 or 201-233-2319.
Social Sensory Connections is a new program offering social skills groups, communication and sensory support for children ages 3 and up. Each group session lasts one hour and is led by a speech therapist and occupational therapist team. “This integrated, child-centered approach provides an engaging social atmosphere that emphasizes sensory and language development through team building activities with peers.” Groups are limited to 6 children with similar ages and developmental levels. Activities include arts & crafts, yoga, music & movement, story-time, games and more. It’s $100 per session, with a commitment of 5 weeks. Groups meet at the school building in The Unitarian Church on Church Street in Montclair weekly for an hour. Call 973-826-0016 for more information.