Special Needs Support
The Center for Special Needs of (JFCS) nurtures and supports individuals and families with special needs through a rich network of flexible services and programs designed to enhance access to needed care at any given point in their life, for as long as needed. JFCS helps those with special needs function to their fullest capacity and to the greatest extent possible at home, in school, and in the community. In addition, JFCS works to provide necessary social outlets and educational programming for those in the Philadelphia region.
JFCS’ Special Needs services help those with developmental or intellectual disabilities, from mild to profound. More specifically this can include people with mental retardation, cognitive limitations, learning disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, social phobias/anxiety disorders, or Asperger’s Syndrome.
Program Highlights from September 2012- May 2013:
-253 individuals served
-135 individuals participated in socialization programs
-41 individuals received care management services
-1200 attended films
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