This is a service available to people of all ages who are looking to socialize, build friendships, and engage with the community.
For ages 5-12, this program is for children with disabilities to spend an evening participating in sensory and craft activities, group projects, and physical activities to help release energy. Behavior supports and incentive programs are incorporated to help with socialization and appropriate interactions.
Activities include, but are not limited to;
- Painting with various mediums
- Fun science experiments; creating sensory dough/slimes, volcanoes, and other (safe) chemical reactions that cause things to expand or change consistencies
- Team-building challenges
- Kid gyms
- Kid museums
Owls is held on Fridays from 4:30-8:30pm and Sundays 1:00pm -4:00pm. Locations vary.
The last Sunday of every month there is a time change to 10:00am-12:00pm for the Making Connections Program at The Children’s Museum at Saratoga.
Once a month there is a day at We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym. Dates vary.
Siblings ages 5-12 are invited to come the last weekend of every month for a small fee of $5.
Activity fees for kids who are enrolled are covered by AIM, parents are responsible for any activity fees for siblings.
Saturday Recreation consists of two programs;
- Teen Recreation, ages 12-19
- Adult Recreation, ages 19 and up
This program is designed for the people we serve to spend a half-day with their peers on Saturdays participating in activities out in the community promoting socialization, building friendships, and engaging with the community. Activities include, but are not limited to;
- Attending performances
- Sports games
- Boat rides
Saturday Recreation is held on Saturdays. Start times alternate weeks and either start at 10am, or 3pm for approximately 5 hours. Locations vary.
For ages 5-21, this program is for children and teens that are enrolled in school to spend a week in the summer participating in several outdoor activities in the community to promote a social atmosphere and friendships. Activities include, but are not limited to;
- County fairs
- Amusement/Water parks
- Outdoor concerts
- Sports games
To be eligible for Recreation, you or your loved one must;
- Have a Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC).
- Be Waiver Services enrolled (Your MSC will assist in enrollment).
- Live in a non-certified family setting (cannot be living independently or in a residential setting).
If you are interested in Recreation with AIM Services, Inc., please contact Sarah Introne, Program Director of Community and Respite Operations directly at (518)450-2872 or firstname.lastname@example.org, for further information and guidance regarding this process and what information will be required.