In 30 institutionalized programs throughout the country, Chabad-Lubavitch's acclaimed special needs programs assist families who have children with special needs and involves them in a full range of social and Judaic experiences. No less important, Chabad's program engages teenage volunteers to work with families and children, and parents learn new tools to help their children succeed. Chabad's unique program provides:
Socialization opportunities where special children learn real life skills
Therapy and activities center
An opportunity for parents to receive needed support and understanding
Special bonding relationship between the child and teen mentor
Teenage volunteers learn the value of giving
Often housed in state of the art facilities, the development of Chabad’s outstanding special needs programs are professionally designed by professional therapists and educators from around the world.