Matching peer mentors with children (having varying special needs) to communicate and model typical age appropriate behavior 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.
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.
Characteristics displayed by a committee member include:
Applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis. For information on getting involved in MORIAH’s Peer Advisory Board, apply today!