NYCIDNational Inclusion Project

New York Center for Interpersonal Development is pleased to announce its new partnership with the National Inclusion Project. We have been funded to implement the Let’s All Play- Inclusion in Recreational Programs model in our After-School Activities program at PS 30 in Westerleigh. The partnership will allow children with disabilities to enjoy successful recreational experiences in an inclusive setting.

The National Inclusion Project was co-founded in 2003 by entertainer Clay Aiken, and works to bridge the gap between young people with disabilities and the world around them by opening doors for all children to be included together, primarily achieved through recreational programs and training to make after school programs, summer camps and classroom activities inclusive for all children. Its Let’s ALL Play program is a research-validated national model funded by the Project that brings an inclusive recreational experience to children with disabilities by giving them the same experience as children without disabilities. All children come together to participate in typical recreational activities such as swimming, arts and crafts, community service, physical fitness and more. Over the last three years, the Project has provided training, curriculum, and support to YMCAs, Boys & Girls Clubs, 4H, CampFire USA, and other community organizations.

For more information about this program please contact Ivy Bilotti, Director of After-School Programs at 646-457-5438 or [email protected].