EASTER SEALS JOLIET REGION:
Blooming Buddies Developmental Groups - led by DT and SLP. Focus socialize, interact and develop peer relationships.
When: fridays 6/13- 8/1 9am-10:15am 2-3 year olds 2:00pm-3:15pm 3-5 year olds. Cost: $125 for 7 weeks. call Keri
Jaworski 815-725-2194 ext 218 for more details.
Golf for Kids with Special Needs - instructed by PGA professional, PT & OT. When: Tuesdays 6/24- 7/29 Awards Banquet August 6 4:30-5:15. Cost: $125 for 6 sessions. call Kim Creagh 815-725-2194 ext 231 for more details.
All Kid's Yoga - led by PT & DPT When: 6/18-7/30 1:30pm-2:30pm or 2:30pm-3:30pm Cost: $115 for 7 weeks. Call Emily Roling or Patty Blake 815-725-2194 ext 305 for more details.
Fingers & Toes - Led by OT & PT ages 3-7 motor planning, coordination...while encouraging social interactions. When: 6/17-8/5 3:30pm-4:30pm or 4:45pm-5:45pm Cost: $125 for 8 weeks. Call Amanda Schilling or Heather Louis 815-725-2194 ext 239 for more details.
Preschool Language Group - led by SLP for 3 to 5 year olds When: 6/18-7/30 10:00am-11:00am Cost: $115 for 8 weeks. Call Kristianne Dierkes 815-725-2194 ext 236 for more details.
The Alert Program: How Does Your Engine Run? - Led by OT & SLP. help children identify, label , monitor, and maintain their levels of alertness for self regulation... When: ages 7-10 Tuesdays 6/17-8/5 1:30pm-2:30pm. ages 4-6 Thursdays 6/19- 8/7 1:30-2:30pm Cost: $150 for 8 weeks. Call Jessica Copp 815-725-2194 ext 235 for more details.
Handwriting Without Tears - Led by OT. When: ages 4-5 Mondays 3:30-4:30pm 6/16-8/4 ages 6-7 Wednesdays 3:30- 4:30pm 6/18-8/6 Cost: $165 for 8 weeks. Call Megan Geyer or Sara Maternowski 815-725-2194 ext 282 for more details.
Phono Group - Led by 2 SP. improve age appropriate speech sounds and speech sounds in spontaneous speech. Ages 3- 6. When: Mondays 10:00am-11:00am 6/16-8/4 Cost: $125 for 8 weeks. Call Stefanie Villasenor or Valerie Duncan 815-725- 2194 ext 262 for more details.
Aquatic Therapy - led by OT &/or PT. When: Thursdays 6/19-8/7 for 8 sessions 45 minute session during the 2:30-5:00pm time slot. Cost: need current prescription for OT &/or Pt to participate. Therapy sessions are billed through your insurance provider. Call Lisa Meyer 815-725-2194 ext 330 email firstname.lastname@example.org Spaces are limited call before May 30th.
SPECIAL RECREATION OF JOLIET & CHANNAHON (SRJC)
Children can participate in most programs available by the Joliet park district. Please visit the front desk at the Park district office and fill out an inclusion form with the registration. Someone from SRJC will contact you to help with either adaptations or obtaining a one on one aide if needed. There are classes specifically for kids with special needs in a variety of age groups. Prices vary. For more information about SRJC and their programs 815-741-7275 ext 160
SRJC Swim Lessons
SRJC Tumbling for Tots
SRJC Swim Team
SRJC Ice Skating
SRJC Day Camp
SRJC Teen Camp
There are also many social events, trips and activities for kids with special needs ages 13 and up. For questions about inclusion in regular park district programs call Katie Dillon or Kathy Green 815-741-7275 ext 175.
AYSO VIP SOCCER
Players are teamed up with buddies and are provided a quality soccer experience. Easy going experience depending on the child's level of involvement they can learn kick off, scoring, teamwork, fair play and more while socializing with their peers. Your child's first season is about $150 includes uniform to keep, price break to returning players. Game length varies, usually 5 minute quarters and then increase each week.
FALL REGISTRATION: June 12, 2014 Prairie Bluff Golf Course 19422 Renwick Rd. Lockport, IL 60441 5:30pm-9:00pm. Pre-register at www.eayso.org and payments can be accepted at www.ayso717.org then print 2 copies and attend the registration. registration never closes so contact them today!!! email@example.com
"Young Athletes" is for kids ages 3 to 7. SRJC is on the waiting list to get this program up and running locally. You can also check with Lily Cache, Tri-County and Lincoln-Way for their availability. Special Olympics is for persons with intellectual disabilities can include other disabilities and is for ages 8 and up. There are many ways to get your child involved with Special Olympics contact Kevin O'Brien 708-991-7564 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE MIRACLE LEAGUE OF JOLIET
Each season is 6 weeks and play is usually on Saturdays. A schedule is sent out to each player before season begins. Non competitive games lasting two innings. Every child will get to bat both innings. There coaches, team moms and umpires. the field is rubberized to eliminate obstacles or barriers. A buddy will assist your child at bat and on the field. That buddy will be assigned to the player for the entire 6 weeks. Field Location: off Clinton St. in Joliet inside the confines of Silver Cross Field. When: Spring and Fall Seasons. (spring is full but fall season begins in August. Register online www.miracleleagueofjoliet.com.) for questions call 815-258-3799