The Children’s Institute, a pioneer in the field of special education, celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a party celebrating 50 years of excellence with music, carnival games, a magic show and fun at its Verona campus on Sunday, April 6. More than 350 staff, students and their families spent their Sunday afternoon celebrating TCI and its mission to provide the highest quality educational and therapeutic programs for children with learning, language and social/emotional challenges to achieve their maximum potential as responsible adults in society.
Lace up your sneakers and register for The Children’s institute’s Walk For a Lifetime May 4 at Verona Park. Walkers of all ages as well as teams of participants will walk around the scenic Verona Park to benefit children and adults on the autism spectrum.
The Royal Oak sells beautiful handmade crafts and gifts created by skilled artisans as well as decorative items, flowers and plants. The shop is open 12-3 PM Mondays and 9 AM to 3 PM Tuesday through Fridays.
While The Children's Institute is celebrating its fiftieth year as a school for children with emotional and learning disabilities, its heritage dates back one hundred and thirty years, when the original charity was founded as The Hebrew Orphanage and Sheltering Home in Newark, NJ.