Saturday Respite Program

The Saturday Respite program services participants ages 4 to 14 years old. This program is divided into 8 week sessions throughout the academic school year, running from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. It is designed to provide structure and routine for students on weekends. Staffing includes a program leader and support staff. If 1:1 care is needed, this is available for an additional cost. A variety of on-site leisure activities are provided as well as occasional field trips. The program is designed to foster social skills and transferable functional academic skills, through participation in multi-sensory activities, which include crafts, games, gardening, cooking, outdoor activities and more! In the past, students have enjoyed field trips to Great Brook Farm, the recreational gym, and bowling!

Sample Schedule

Respite Care Program

9:00-9:30 Arrival and Play

9:30- 10:00 Morning Meeting, Calendar, Weather, Story

10:00-10:30 Craft

10:30- 11:00 Free Time Play

11:00-12:00 Outside Games and Play Ground

12:00-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:00 Movie or Board game

1:00-2:00 Outside Scavenger Hunt, Swings & Bikes

2:00- 2:30 Inside Social Game

2:30-3:00 Choice Play and Pick-up




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