501 Life Magazine | Community Connections announces spring programs
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Community Connections announces spring programs

Community Connections is excited to present its spring extracurricular programs for children with special needs and their families. This year, it will provide acting, art, golf, martial arts, music, soccer, tennis and educational programs free of charge in Conway, Little Rock and Russellville. For the first time, it will also partner with Special Olympics to offer a young athletes program of floorball and cycling in Conway.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer even more great programs for children with developmental disabilities,” said Courtney Leach, director of Community Connections. “These extracurricular activities will help our kids build their self-confidence, social skills and physical fitness all while having fun!”

On Sunday, Feb. 26, Community Connections will conduct a Sibshop/Respite Care event at Pediatrics Plus in Little Rock to give parents a break and provide support to siblings of children with special needs. It will also host a monthly young adults social group with recreational outings.

Families may register or view the full schedule of programs at communityconnectionsar.org. Community volunteers will serve as buddies for the children in both the sports and arts programs. To register to volunteer, please visit communityconnectionsar.org/help.

Community Connections is a non-profit organization in Central Arkansas dedicated to improving the lives of children with disabilities and their families. Established by Amy and Todd Denton, co-owners of Pediatrics Plus, Community Connections provides extracurricular activities for children with special needs in Little Rock, Conway and Russellville. For more information, visit communityconnectionsar.org.