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Traveling with a Child with Special Needs

You Can Take That Trip: Traveling with a Child with Special Needs

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Has the thought of traveling with your friend or family member with special needs seemed a daunting task? Join The Arc of NJ Family Institute for this informative webinar that will take some of the concerns out of traveling with someone with a disability.

Jesemine Jones and Ida Keiper are co-founders of the Starbrite Kids Program and Starry Night Travel, LLC, a travel agency that specializes in planning travel for individuals with special needs. They are also authors to three special needs travel books.

Ida Keiper is dually certified as Teacher of the Handicapped and Elementary School Education. She earned a B.A. from Georgian Court University. Ms. Keiper educated children with disabilities for thirty years, wrote district curriculum for special education, and was a coordinator of the special education department in a New Jersey public school. 

Jesemine Jones earned a Masters of Social Work from Rutgers University as well as a B.A. in Special Education from Georgian Court University. She is currently a social worker in the New Jersey public school system. Ms. Jones was a former special education teacher, mental health therapist, lead counselor of a therapeutic foster care program, and team leader for an alternative high school for classified students.​

Sponsored by The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute

Presented on May 12, 2015

The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute

M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm