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Splish Splash! Ealry Intervention Play Group (JUMPSTART!)


Members of our JUMPSTART! therapeutic playgroup worked with therapists in Pillar Elementary School’s (formerly Horizon School) indoor 92-degree aquatic therapy pool. In this session, Pillar therapists taught parents how to safely handle their child in a water environment while encouraging various position changes that are relevant to swimming and water safety. Movement in the warm water of the aquatic therapy pool addresses fine motor, gross motor, increased vocalization, and social interaction skills. This allowed the children to experience physical freedom of movement in a supportive, buoyant environment. Special thanks to all of our Early Intervention families for another spectacular playgroup! For more information about JUMPSTART! or to register for upcoming sessions, please contact Lisa Diorio at (973) 740 2353 ext. 2185 or via email at ldiorio@cpnj.org.Splish Splash! Ealry Intervention Play Group (JUMPSTART!)

Harrison’s Jingle Ball 5K

Runners gathered on Sunday, December 8th in Harrison’s West Hudson Park to compete in the first annual Jingle Bell 5k run for Pillar Care. The event was presented by the Harrison Road Runners, who were inspired by the story of Rocco Mandaglio of Harrison. Rocoo who recently walked from Harrison to Fenway Park in Boston to raise funds for his sister Pam’s group home. Thank you to everyone who came out to help support our agency!