Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in December

Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in December

We've gathered the best family-friendly events for children with special needs in New York City in December.

Inclusive stART for Children with a Physical Disability FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 2, 9:30-10:45am
WHERE: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., Greenwich Village, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Students develop motor and language skills through art-making by layering a variety of exciting tactile materials to create new surfaces, textures, forms, shapes, and colors. Children are encouraged to self-regulate through individual projects and are supported through collaborative projects to gain important social skills.
WANT TO GO? 212-274-0986. cmany.org.

New York City Ballet Workshop for Children with Physical Disabilities FREE
WHEN: Dec. 15 - 16, Saturday-Sunday, 11am-12pm
WHERE: New York City Ballet Rehearsal Studios, 165 W. 65th St., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Join the artists of New York City Ballet in an exploration of the music, movement, and themes of the treasured holiday classic George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. This workshop is designed for children with physical disabilities and movement disorders.
WANT TO GO? Reservations required. 212-496-0600. nycballet.com.

Workshops for Kids with Disabilities
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 16, 10:30am and 2:30pm
WHERE: The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Examine art on view and create a work of your own in these programs for families with children who have developmental and learning disabilities. Workshops include gallery activities and an art project.
WANT TO GO? FREE with advanced registration . 212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org.

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