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Recreation and Sports: Disability Specific: Asperger Syndrome


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New Jersey

New Sign Montgomery Recreation Department of Montgomery Township, New Jersey, has a cooperative agreement with the Somerset County Park Commissionís Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Department to provide recreation and leisure opportunities for children and adults who have a developmental disability. By providing a variety of social, cultural, artistic, culinary, sports, fitness, community outings, horticulture, and special events throughout the year, individuals can recreate year round. Programs are adapted to meet the participantsí needs. The TR department also conducts a summer camp for children who have a learning disability or Asperger Syndrome. Camp Okee Sunokee helps the children develop social and recreation skills, but helps them develop their academic and functional skills as well, leading to successful inclusion in school and community activities. Otto Kaufman Community Center, 356 Skillman Road, Skillman, NJ 08558, tel: (609) 466-3023 or e-mail: recreation@twp.montgomery.nj.us. AdventureSome offers fun and challenging outdoors experiences for special needs children. Contact adventuresome@hotmail.com or Jonathan Wood (206) 634-9439.


Washington

Fitness-to-go offers a personal trainer for children with Asperger Syndrome and related disorders. Reach your goals for improved fitness and well-being or for sports-specific assistance. Contact Marianne Jackson at (206) 870-2755 or send mail to mariannewjackson@msn.com


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