Special Needs Resources - Morris Bernards Moms



ARC of Essex County Camp Hope
127 Cedar St, East Hanover
973-535-1181 ext. 1264

ARC of Morris County

ARC of Somerset County Camp Jotoni
51 Old Stirling Rd, Warren

ARC of Union County Camp Star
The Arc Family Center in Kohler School
1137 Globe Ave, Mountainside
*ages 3-21 with special needs and their siblings.

Camp Clover
Camp Riverbend
116 Hillcrest Rd, Warren

Camp Merry Heart-Easter Seals
Adult and Youth Overnight Camp Respites
21 O’Brien Rd., Hackettstown

Children’s Specialized Hospital
150 New Providence Rd., Mountainside
908-233-3720 ext. 5548

Harbor Haven Summer Program
1418 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange

Kids Helping Kids Social Skills Summer Camp
St. Christopher’s School
1050 Littleton Rd., Parsippany

Stepping Forward Counseling Center Therapeutic Summer Programs
26 Main St., Chatham

Child Care

Allegro School (Grades PreK-12)
125 Ridgedale Ave, Cedar Knolls

The Arc of Morris County
1 Executive Drive, Morris Plains

Carousel Of Learning Pre-School & Nursery
244 Kingston Rd, Parsippany

Hand Over Hand at Little Learner Academy
89 US-46, Denville

P G Chambers School (birth to 22 years of age)
15 Halko Dr, Cedar Knolls

My Special Spot Early Learning and Child Care Center
13 Wing Dr, Cedar Knolls

SRGhosh Family Childcare
64 Harrison Rd, Parsippany

Enrichment Activities

The Center for Special Needs, Inc.
38R Main St, Chester

Classic Thyme Cooking School
710 South Ave West, Westfield
*Hands-on classes for ages 4 and up, students prepare a meal, learn food safety and other skills and work as a team.

EPOCH (Educational Program of Children Handicapped)
Madison Area YMCA
111 Kings Rd, Madison
*Afterschool recreation program and summer program for special needs children and teens offers a variety of enrichment and social opportunities.

Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
100 South St., Morristown, 973-539-8008
*sensory-Friendly Performances

Metropolitan Speech & Language Center
66 W. Mt. Pleasant Ave, Livingston
*Social skills groups, Mommy & Me classes, group speech and OT.

Paper Mill Playhouse Creative Drama
Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Dr, Millburn
*creative drama class for students ages 9-12

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
68 Elm St, Summit
908-273-9121 ext. 213
*Art outreach program of weekly classes serves special needs students, ages 7-12, from Union, Essex and Morris Counties.

Parks & Playgrounds

Central Park of Morris County
91 Central Ave, Morris Plains
*Fully accessible facilities include state-of-the-art all-access playground, Challenger League rubberized surface ballfield, two lighted regulation size in-line skating rinks, restrooms and walking trails. Park also features 5K cross country trail, fitness stations, 5-acre dog park and ball fields.

Edgemont Park All Children’s Playground
20 Edgemont Rd., Montclair
*Full playground offers universal access for children of all ages and abilities.

Memorial Park
713 Cumberland St., Westfield
*The wheelchair-accessible playground includes a sidewalk from the parking lot to a ramped playground structure with rubber surfacing, two infant, two regular and four special needs swings, one accessible picnic table and four benches.

Morris-Union Jointure Playground
340 Central Ave., New Providence
*Playground, specially designed for children with special needs, features swings with high sides, platform swing, basketball court, enclosed slides, reduced-height climbing bars, cushioned with a carpet of wood chips.

Phil Rizzuto Park
594 Morris & North Aves, Union
*Fully accessible play area for children of all physical abilities.


Allegro School (Grades PreK-12)
125 Ridgedale Ave, Cedar Knolls

The Calais School (Grades K-12)
45 Highland Ave, Whippany

Celebrate the Children
(ages 3 to 21 with autism & other challenges)
230 Diamond Spring Rd, Denville

The Craig School (Grades 2-12)
15 Tower Hill Rd, Mountain Lakes

Hand Over Hand at Little Learner Academy
89 US-46, Denville

Lake Drive Program
(ages 3 to 21 with hearing loss, public school)
10 Lake Dr, Mountain Lakes

P G Chambers School (birth to 22 years of age)
15 Halko Dr, Cedar Knolls

Winston Preparatory School
901 Route 10 East, Whippany
*Grades 4-12

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