Therapeutic Recreation Programs offers an Out-of-School Time opportunity at Great Neck Recreation Center for participants enrolled in middle and high school. Registration takes place in August, before each school year, and is on-going as long as space is available.
Age 11 - 21
(Currently attending middle or high school) This program is an opportunity for middle and high school students with special needs to participate in instructional and recreational activities after school. Each participant will work towards the achievement of individual goals through a variety of activities that include crafts, group games, drama, music, fitness, swimming and community outings.
Target Population(s): moderate & mild levels of intellectual disability, learning disabilities, mild to high functioning levels of Autism, moderate behavioral/emotional disorders, ADD/ADHD, visual impairments or hearing impairments.
Staff to Participant Ratio: 1:3
Skills Needed: Follows one to two step directions, requires minimal assistance with activities of daily living, manage own behavior with moderate to minimal staff intervention and ability to make simple choices. Participants must have a desire to participate in sessions. All participants will be responsible for any admission fees on community outings.