Fall Workshops For Children With Autism

NEW BRUNSWICK – Now in its 27th year, the Parent/Child Workshops in the Arts for Children with Autism is a signature program of VSA New Jersey.

Through participation in weekly workshops in the visual and performing arts, young people will enhance their understanding and appreciation of the arts while developing skills essential for academic and personal growth.  The family arts experience offers unique opportunities to engage children, siblings, and parents in enjoyable and enriching activities that will support communication and interaction in the workshop setting and at home.


The Parent/Child Workshops in the Arts for Children with Autism or Autistic Behaviors is offered on Saturdays, Sept. 25 – Dec. 4 in New Brunswick (9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.), Morristown (1:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.), and Waldwick (9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.).  Each ten-week workshop meets for one hour per week.  Art forms vary by site.

There is a $30 registration fee for families who receive class placement in this program.   Fee waivers are available upon request.  For information and registration applications, contact VSA New Jersey, 703 Jersey Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, 1-732-745-3885, 1-732-745-3913 TTY or info@vsanj.org.  Visit VSA New Jersey online at www.vsanj.org.  Application deadline is Sept. 15, 2010.

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