How ‘LifeTown’ is empowering those with autism to be more independent

VIDEO from NJTV: At the heart of any community is its people. But for individuals with special needs, a lack of inclusivity and accessibility can make it tough to feel welcome. Leah Mishkin reports on a new “town” helping those with disabilities gain independence — judgement free.

Grand Opening of the HFNJ Sensory Park @ LifeTown

The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Sensory Park at LifeTown formally opened with a ribbon cutting. The HFNJ’s incredible gift made this incredible space come to life. The indoor park serves as a fun space where children and families can enjoy time at the together in an inclusive environment that naturally break down barriers. It also provides opportunities for therapy in an immersive setting.

Very Special Tour with 100 Directors

Yesterday LifeTown welcomed 100 directors of special services from Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic and Somerset counties, representing tens of thousands of special education students. We look forward to welcoming them back to LifeTown with their students.

We Are Honored to Have a Visit With Camp HASC

Thank you to to the group from Nestlé Health Science

Thank you to to the group from Nestlé Health Science for volunteering at the LifeTown Shoppes today!

Another Busy Day: Three School Groups

Another busy day at the LifeTown Shoppes… 3 school groups are at LifeTown working on their life and transition skill!

Thank you to ShopRite and Wakefern Food Corp. for making this amazing opportunity available at LifeTown!

ShopRite opens in ‘village’ for individuals with special needs

USA TODAY & Daily Record LifeTown photo story.

LifeTown – A special village for special-needs kids

As news about LifeTown’s opening continues to spread, countless inquiries about programming come in every day.

More than 500 educators from schools in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania have joined the “Educators Tours” to explore LifeTown.