Jax4Kids.com Special Needs
The Special Needs pages were designed to help parents, grandparents, educators and caregivers of children with Special Needs a quick and easy way to find the programs designed especially for children with Special Needs. As with all pages on Jax4Kids.com, we welcome and value your input. Jax4Kids.com is an information exchange for caregivers of all children.
If you know of a Special Needs Event, Class, Camp, Field Trip option, Sports Program or other resource that you want to share, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 904-710-2020.
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Sensory Friendly Films
AMC Entertainment (AMC) and ASA have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly basis with the "Sensory Friendly Films" program. All showing are at 10am.
March 30, 2013 - THE CROODS 2-D
April 13, 2013 - JURASSIC PARK 2-D
June 1, 2013 - EPIC 2-D
June 29, 2013 - MONSTERS UNIVERSITY
July 13, 2013 - DESPICABLE ME 2
August 10, 2013 - THE SMURFS 2
September 21, 2013 - THE LITTLE MERMAID
October 5, 2013 - CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2
November 9, 2013 - MR. PEABODY AND SHERMAN
November 27, 2013 - FROZEN 2-D
December 21, 2013 - WALKING WITH DINOSAURS 2-D
For more information please visit www.amctheatres.com/programs/sensory-friendly-films and www.amctheatres.com/Regency24.
A Quantum Leap
A Quantum Leap is a tutoring and educational consultation provider for special needs students from K-12. We can help special needs students throughout Jacksonville and the entire First Coast with our specialized tutors and programs.
Contact Brad Van Horn at email@example.com or call 904-262-0623 for more information.
A Quantum Leap Educational Services, LLC. 3938 Sunbeam Road, Suite 1, Jacksonville, FL 32257
904-262-0623 / All areas of the First Coast / www. Tutoringbycity .com
Jacksonville Miracle League
This league provides opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to play baseball, regardless of their abilities. The field was specifically designed for wheelchairs, walkers, and crutches in mind. The entire field is a synthetic rubber turf with coloring for grass, clay, bases, and chalk lines.
Spring season is from 2nd/3rd weekend in March until last weekend of May. Fall season is from 3rd/4th weekend of September until the end of November. Games are every Saturday morning starting at 9am at McGirts Creek Regional Park. We accept Player Registrations all year at the park, on our websit,e or in the mail. Players and buddies are invited to sign up.
904-616-6663 / www.jacksonvillemiracleleague.org
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Jax Zoo "A Touching Experience" Classroom Program
The Jacksonville Zoo This program is designed for groups with “special needs.” Multi-sensory encounters with a variety of animals may be tailored for each group. Emphasis is placed on a respect for animals by creating a positive, hands-on experience. Programs last 45 minutes and may be scheduled Mon-Fri at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, & 12:30pm. Up to 35 people. $30 per class (zoo admission not included). Reserve at least 4 weeks in advance by calling 904-757-4463, ext 122.