Special Needs

Special Needs Events:


BRUNCH WITH SANTA! 

Sat., DECEMBER 1
11am - 1pm  

at the Wyckoff Family YMCA

 

Scrumptious food, DJ, Crafts, Santa and More! 

We are excited to present Brunch with Santa for our families who joined us for the Buddy Walk to support children with Down syndrome. We welcome all families with children and adults with special needs on December 1st to come together and kick off the Holiday Season with Santa!

FREE FOR ALL FAMILIES!

RSVP by Mon., November 26

Questions? Contact: [email protected]

REGISTER HERE!


14th Annual Buddy Walk of Bergen County BUDDY WALK LOGO

October 6, 2018

 

Thank you for all who attended or donated and made this years walk a huge success! Still want to donate to the event? Click below!

DONATE TODAY!


"Billy’s Buddies" Membership: 

Billy's Buddies is an outreach program for children with Down syndrome and their families.

The primary goal is to create awareness and acceptance of individuals with DS. Additionally, “Billy’s Buddies” provides families with valuable resources and networking opportunities.

Questions? Contact: [email protected] 

$100 per family per year

Billy’s Buddies Membership includes:
  • A caring, supportive parent network
  • Educational speakers and workshops to present up-to-date information on Down syndrome
  • Support for new parents
  • Lending library
  • Participation in the Buddy Walk of Bergen County
  • Social events for families: picnics, indoor swim sessions, holiday parties
  • Swim lessons for Billy’s Buddies members. Contact: [email protected]

Super Sundays:

Join other families who have a child with Down syndrome once a month for a special event or to socialize. Parents participate in an adult group, siblings participate in a sibling group, and children enjoy spending time with the Wyckoff YMCA Teen Leaders. Meetings are followed by a light dinner.


Special Needs Programming:

Interested in learning more about our Special Needs programs? Learn more below!

Youth

Teen

Adult