Inclusive Social and Communication Programs in Support of Children with Special Needs

Peer Mentor

Register youth volunteer
(ages of 9 and 18 years old)


Register independent of diagnosis
(ages 5 to 18 years old)


Share your expertise during programming or as an advisor

MORIAH™ Inclusive Social Groups

Matching peer mentors with children (having varying special needs) to communicate and model typical age appropriate and respectful behavior (see our Courtesy Code) with their peers in a fun structured environment.

Phoenix-based social programs are delivered, independent of diagnosis, while many children have Autism, Cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and a variety of other exceptionalities.

MORIAH Fun High Five Website (1)
Boys Dancing

MORIAH™ Outreach & Inclusion Methodology (OIM)

A research based analytical approach for a) educating the community to respect individual uniqueness, specifically associated with special needs; and b) assisting organizations, including but not limited to camps, sports leagues, and businesses, with the creation of inclusive programs that bridge the divide between typical and children with special needs.

Peer Advisory Board

MORIAH's Peer Advisory Board provides a wonderful opportunity to utilize the experience and knowhow of kind hearted peer mentor volunteers.

  • High school and college students from around the Phoenix-metro area help to develop training curriculum, program leadership and volunteer recruiting.  

Characteristics displayed by a committee member include:

  •     Kindness
  •     Commitment
  •     Empathy
  •     Leadership
  •     Charisma
  •     Patience

Applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis.  For information on getting involved in MORIAH’s Peer Advisory Board, apply today!

PAB 2023-2024
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