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Disability Inclusion Awareness Programs

Disability Inclusion Advocacy Series

Learn more about the diverse slate of programs that the J will host throughout the year, featuring nationally renowned speakers, inclusive arts programming, and local experts. Join us all year long to celebrate the importance of inclusion through the lens of education, advocacy, and innovation.


Independent Living Skills for Adults

Mondays; November 25, December 2 & 9, 10 – 11:30am

Ages 18+
FREE with RSVP

In this six-week interactive class, we will focus on housekeeping basics, food management, healthy eating, emergency and safety skills, personal appearance and hygiene, and communication skills. This class is offered to foster the growth of important skills to improve or maintain one’s independence. Presented in partnership with the Center for Independent Living Options.

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Inclusion Art Exhibit

February 7 – 28
In partnership with Special Olympics Hamilton County 

Come enjoy an art show featuring award-winning art created by Special Olympics of Hamilton County (SOHC) athletes and members of the JCC community. Following SOHC’s celebrated annual juried Art Show, the J will display the works of the first prize winners and pieces made by members of the J’s Fitness and Friends class. Explore this special exhibition to gain a new appreciation for the incredible talent and creativity within our Cincinnati community. To learn more about submitting your art to the Special Olympics’ juried show, please contact Special Olympics Hamilton County at 513-271-2606 or the JCC: 513-761-7500 x1262.


A Discussion on Special Education Law and Advocacy with Carla Loon Leader

February 10, 6:30pm
FREE with RSVP

Do you have questions about IEP’s, 504 plans, extended year services or just daily school services? Join attorney Carla Loon Leader for a seminar on Special Education Law and Advocacy. Leader’s practice focuses on special education and education rights matters, recognizing that assisting students in obtaining appropriate support and educational services to meet their unique and often complicated needs is crucial to ensuring current and future success. Child care is available during the event at the JCC for a small fee. For more information, contact inclusion@mayersonjcc.org.

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Improv Workshop with Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

February 23, 1 – 1:50pm or 2:10 – 3pm
Ages 16+
FREE with RSVP

Ages 16+. Back by popular demand! Learn the basics of improvisation with teachers from Cincinnati’s famed Ensemble Theatre! Participants will work collaboratively in a fun, encouraging environment to learn about the art of improv and practice some basic improv exercises.

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