“What can I possibly say about the program? It is simply outstanding. The artistic talents are over and beyond, and the content is perfect for the program. I like that it incorporates websites for other ideas, provides extension activities, and offers autism support. Everything is spelled out in a user-friendly format, various modes of communication are presented via illustration and text, and the checklists provide additional support for all the activities.”
Meryl S. Norych, MA, Ed.D. Doctorate of Educational Leadership
Dr. Norych has NJ certificates in English as a Second Language,
Spanish, Italian, Supervisor, Principal and Chief School Administrator.
She currently serves as a high school supervisor of Classical and
World Languages, Art, and Technology.
“I congratulate Lori Alexander and Colleen Hordichuk for creating an exercise and art program for our youth with autism and other developmental disabilities. With an easy to follow format, Lori and Colleen have successfully created a program that celebrates the strengths of each student while systematically increasing their skills. Moreover, the program emphasizes quality of life and the joy that is important to nurture in individuals of all abilities. Additionally, the program helps students achieve meaningful connections with each other and strengthens positive and reinforcing relationships with their teachers and peers. Finally, Lori and Colleen have initiated an increased awareness and community response, encouraging an inclusiveness that will enrich the lives of the students at that important time, after the age of 21.”
Lenore Kopelovich, Ed.D. Doctorate in Learning Disabilities
Dr. Kopelovich holds a doctorate in Learning Disabilities from Rutgers University andhas master degrees in both Mental Retardation and Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology in Washington D.C.
She has had an extensive career working with people with special needs in the following positions:
Director of Special Services, Spotswood, NJ
Supervising Teacher, Douglas Developmental Disability Center
Head of School, Pinellas County Jewish Day School
Head of School, Gesher Jewish Day School
Supervisor of Special Education, Freehold Regional High School District
Director of Special Services, Hazlet, NJ
Dr. Kopelovich currently serves as a learning consultant in NJ.
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*Brightly colored, soft and warm, Autism Awareness fleece.
*A cozy way to promote awareness!
*Makes for a perfect gift.
*100% polyester fleece. Easy care. Wash cold. Hang dry
or tumble dry low.
Both items hand-packaged by adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.
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Approximately 12" wide by 60" long.
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We use it for Staff, Mentors,and Participants in our Program. We wear it to exercise.
We wear it to have fun!
Approximately 60" by 72” with blue trim stitching.
No equipment needed
Repetitive easy to follow moves
For ALL AGES & ALL ABILITIES
The unique Helping Hands Art and Exercise Program as seen here on our website is available in Program Guide form for easy duplication in your community.
Begin a new program or enrich your current programming with exercise, art, life skills and socialization.
The 200+ page program guide is available on DVD and includes step-by-step instructions, visual tips, and a training guide. Also includes the original Exercise DVD Move With Us.
Email us for a FREE Program Guide DEMO DVD which highlights our Program Guide. info@HelpingHandsArt.com
One Guide provides programing for all