• Trupia Rides 50 Miles To Help Those With Autism

    Frank Trupia is doing what he can to support people with autism, two wheels at at time. This past Saturday, Trupia once rode his bike 50 miles through central New Jersey as part of the Ride for...

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  • Autism-Friendly Garden Event

    April is Autism Awareness month, and, this Saturday, there will once again be an autism-friendly way to explore the Van Vleck House & Gardens, called “Sensory Celebration”. “As the mom of a young son with autism, finding...

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  • Free Dance Party To Kick Off Autism Awareness Month

    Yomi Karade, who runs a fitness program for adults and children with special needs and disabilities at Platinum Fitness in Verona, is kicking off Autism Awareness Month with a free dance party for individuals with special needs,...

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  • Special Needs Fitness Program Gets Grant From Autism Speaks

    If you go to Platinum Fitness in Verona, you would think that you were at any regular gym with great equipment, a shake bar, and group fitness classes. Platinum Fitness also, however, maintains a 100-square-foot personal training...

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  • Autism Event At Van Vleck

    April is Autism Awareness month, and for the third year there will be an autism-friendly way to explore the Van Vleck House & Gardens, called “Sensory Celebration”. “A few years ago, I started bringing our son who...

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  • Baseball Plays For Autism Awareness

    The Verona High School Varsity Baseball team traveled to North Brunswick on Saturday to play South River for the tenth annual Autism Awareness Baseball Challenge. The even, which featuring 40 high school teams from across the state,...

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  • Pushcart Players Gets Grant For Autism Entertainment

    Pushcart Players, the renowned Verona-based touring theater for young audiences now celebrating its 43rd year, has received a generous grant from Pine Tree Foundation of New York to bring a theater residency to Today’s Learning Center in...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • IPad Apps For Special Needs Students

    Mark Mautone, a Verona resident who was honored as New Jersey Teacher of the Year in 2014 for his work with children on the autism spectrum, will be presenting a free demonstration of iPad apps for children...

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  • Disabilities Film Festival

    The Children’s Institute, a Verona-based school for children and young adults with autism and related disabilities, has a film school too, and the TCI Film School is hosting a film festival called ReelAbilities on Thursday, November 20....

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  • C.H.I.L.D. Starts Support Groups

    Children Having Individual Learning Differences (C.H.I.L.D.) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit parent organization for the Verona school district. C.H.I.L.D. provides support to Verona children facing learning challenges. C.H.I.L.D. seeks to bridge the gap between general and special education...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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