Special Needs event to be held in West Milford

Special Needs Event in West Milford

The First Annual West Milford’s Road to Resources Event to be held on September 26th from 7-9 pm at the West Milford library located at 1470 Union Valley Rd. Light refreshments will be served at 6:30 pm.

You are invited to come and connect with local organizations to learn about community resources for families of individuals with special needs.

The West Milford Health Advisory Board is pleased to announce that representatives from numerous local organizations have volunteered to speak to the community about available resources for West Milford residents. This event is open to all local families who are looking for resources and activities in West Milford to support their loved ones with special needs.

The topics to be discussed include West Milford School District’s special education programs, recreational opportunities for children with special needs, pre-vocational opportunities, transitional services, safety and communication, as well as support resources for families. Free informational packets and safety tools will be available.

If you or someone you know has a special person in their life and you would like to know what West Milford has to offer, please join us for an informative filled evening.

Speakers include:
Dr. Liz McQuaid; Director of Special Services, WMTPS
Ms.Karyn Reinhold; Local Special Education Teacher and West Milford Special Olympics Coach
Ms. Kristi Clave; Local Special Education Teacher and West Milford Special Olympics Coach
Mrs. Maggie Drew; Coordinator of Services for Individuals with
Disabilities-Jewish Family Service of Metrowest, NJ
The Association for Special Children and Families
First responders
Macopin Farms
Council persons Marilyn Lichtenberg and Ada Erik