ACHaD Events

Katz JCC ACHaD Events For Individuals with Special NeedsACHaD Year-Round Events and Workshops

The ACHaD Special Needs Program wants you and your family to feel welcome at the JCC and to feel part of a bigger community. We host a variety of special events throughout the year including  a Dance Party, Passover Seder, Tess Norton Purim Basketball Classic, Art Gallery Reception, Bowl-A-Thon, and Community Resource Fair. Additional community outreach events include a Friendship Connection Walk, Workshops for parents of teens through young adults, and special presentations.  For further information please contact Nina Staiman at

ACHaD Passover Seder

Join us for a new take on traditional Passover!
A classic Seder with family and friends, followed by making charoset from around the world, Matzah dessert treats, and Passover s’mores!

Special Needs Resource Fair

On Monday, May 16, 2022, stop by the J to meet representatives from exciting special needs programs, organizations and services for all ages in South Jersey.  This event is free and open to the community.  Discover camps, creative arts, sports, fitness, social and recreational services, therapeutic services, disability resources, transition and life skills and more!

ACHaD Zumbathon 

We’ve been thrilled to dance our hearts out at our Purim themed Zumbathon, meant to support awareness and community inclusion for individuals with special needs. Partnership agencies include the JCC ACHaD Dept., JFCS Special Needs Dept., and the Jewish Abilities Alliance of SNJ.

ACHaD Art Exhibit

Our annual art exhibit features original artwork by members of the Katz JCC ACHaD program and the Samost JFCS Special Needs Programs in our Appel Art Gallery.    Light refreshments will be served.

This event is a collaboration of:


Join us for an afternoon of fundraising, bowling, pizza and door prizes while supporting ACHaD programs and services. This event will be held at the Big Event Entertainment Experience in Cherry Hill, NJ.  They are located at 1536 Kings Hwy N, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034.

Date: TBD

Registration for events can be completed at and click on ACHaD or Special Events. For questions and more information, please contact Nina Staiman at or (856) 424-4444 ext. 1204.

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