Video: 2018 JSDD Honorees

On Sunday, November 4th, 2018, Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled of Metrowest, a not-for-profit social service provider, hosted a fundraising gala and art exhibit opening, “Doorways to Infinite Possibility”. At this special event, Livingston Deputy Mayor, Alfred Anthony, and Barry R. Mandelbaum were honored for his tremendous contribution on behalf of people with special needs and their families in…

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Opening Reception: Doorways to Infinite Possibility this Sunday 11/11 from 5-7pm

We would like to invite everyone to come out Sunday afternoon and experience this really inventive art exhibit created by JSDD WAE Center artists and lead professional artists!

The building is open to the public weekdays, and if you would like to schedule a visit for your group please call Lisa Suss, Gaelen Gallery Manager @ 973-530-3413 or email…

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Peter Yarrow Visits JSDD’s Wae Center

Musical magic came to JSDD’s Wae Center Tuesday, May 3, in the form of the legendary Peter Yarrow, who will be performing for us again at JSDD’s 20th Anniversary Celebration on Nov. 6 at the Bickford Theater. It was a dreamy afternoon for members and staff alike. We were all inspired and enchanted.

Susanna Baker

My concept for the “Chairs of Inclusion” incorporates multiple chairs coming together to create a sculpture which represents community.  The focus of the “Chairs of Inclusion is on the shifting of perceptions in order to find opportunities for inclusion. This collaboration is the manifestation of inclusion between me and the Wae Center member artists.  The sculpture is unified…

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Coming Soon: Chairs of Inclusion

In honor of the 10th anniversary of JSDD’s Wae Center, a large scale collaborative art project is currently underway. Ten life sized chairs are being commissioned from professional artists, each of whom is working with the Center’s member artists to create a chair as an art/sculpture object. The chairs represent our belief that every person is entitled to a…

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See What’s Cook’in at the WAE Center!

The Wae Beyond program offers individuals with developmental disabilities, ages 16 and over, opportunities to gather on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and two Sundays a month to interact and experience new learning opportunities in arts and personal enrichment. All of the Wae Beyond workshops are inclusive and open to all.

Registration deadline is September 13, 2013. Most classes are…

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Pick Up the Beat with a Performance by The Defending Champions

Pick Up the Beat with a Performance by The Defending Champions

JSDD’s Wellness, Arts, Enrichment (WAE) Center concludes the 8th season of its Global Beat Series with the engaging music of THE DEFENDING CHAMPIONS. The production is presented FREE of charge, in cooperation with the Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, where the production will take place at…

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JSDD’s Wae Beyond September-October Workshops

The Wae Beyond program offers individuals with developmental disabilities, ages 16 and over, opportunities to gather on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and two Sundays a month to interact and experience new learning opportunities in arts and personal enrichment. All of the Wae Beyond workshops are inclusive and open to all.

Registration deadline is September 13, 2013. Most classes are…

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“Art of Sense and Soul” Performance Brings Near East Dance, Music and Myth to Life

3 PM, Sunday, Oct 20, at JCC’s Maurice Levin Theatre, 760 Northfield Ave., West Orange, NJ.

A pre-show workshop introducing techniques for using personal experiences as artistic expression starts at 2 PM. Events are for ALL AGES and FREE OF CHARGE, NO reserved seating.

JSDD’s WaeCenter launches the 8th season of its Global Beat Series with a performance by…

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