Special Needs

Special Needs Events:

Brunch with Santa!


11AM - 1PM  at the Wyckoff Family YMCA

Scrumptious food, DJ, Crafts, Santa and more 

FREE FOR ALL FAMILIES! RSVP by Mon., November 26


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!


"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!