JSDD is dedicated to supporting a full quality of life in both the residential component and holistic learning program known as the WAE Center for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Promoting a person centered, coordinated philosophy as we support individuals to advocate and express their desire for a full and meaningful life is at the core of the agency’s mission.

Our Chairs of Inclusion project celebrates the 10th Anniversary of JSDD’s Wae Center, representing the convergence of inclusion, expressive arts and community.
Take a peek at a short video of the work in progress
View the full length video about the Chairs of Inclusion project.
Photos from Nov. 2 Anniversary Celebration

Wae Center Documentary “Finding the Spark Within”

Residential Services

Residential Services

Supervised, Supportive, Community Based Residential Services. JSDD operates eleven programs in nine communities in three counties.

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Featured Event

Featured Event

On November 6, 2016, JSDD celebrated 20 years of helping to make dreams a reality in the lives of our residents and members. The celebratory event, held at the Morris Museum-Bickford Theatre, was chaired by Ellen and Sam Weinstock.

The evening honored Lois Rose and Lynda Wachsteter and featured a performance by Peter Yarrow of the legendary Peter, Paul and Mary trio.

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WAE Center

WAE Center

JSDD's WAE Center (Wellness, Art & Enrichment) helps individuals with disabilities find the spark within by providing an environment for participants to learn, create, express themselves, and foster meaningful relationships.


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