Independent Living Community Cooking Class Fall Series
Tuesdays from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, 
October 10/ November 14 / December 12

The EDCJCC’s Inclusion Program is excited to continue our cooking series into the fall season! This series will include Autumn soups, homemade Halloween treats, and some of our favorite holiday dishes. Whether it is your first time cooking or you are seasoned in the kitchen, come join us and create some delicious dishes.

Sign up for the series: $120
Per class rate: $35

Social Bowling Power Hour
at Bowlmor
Thursdays from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, October 26 / November 30 / December 21 / January 25
Join us for our monthly night out at Bowlmor in Bethesda – work on your bowling skills and enjoy a slice of pizza with friends. Individuals who need support are welcome to bring a friend who will provide support during the program.  All Abilities Welcome. 

Game Night at the EDCJCC

Wednesday, October 18, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us for game night at the EDCJCC. We can't wait for this one! Come and join us for a night of friends, fun, and food. We'll play rounds of checkers, chess, poker, and more. All are welcome; just bring a smile and your best competitive spirit. Got another game you want to play? Bring that along too!  Suitable for ages 15 and up. Individuals who need support are encouraged to bring a friend who will provide support during the program. Please consider making a donation to support the Inclusion and Disability Programming.

Self Defense Workshop

Sunday, October 22, 1:30-4:30 PM
In partnership with Capital MMA, this class will offer an introduction to Gracie Jiu-Jitsu self-defense. We want to ensure the safety of all individuals. The workshop is co-presented with GLOE – the Kurlander Program for GLBTQ Outreach and Engagement. All abilities welcome.

A Day at Theater J: Sotto Voce

Thursday, October 19, 7:30pm
Cost: Free
In partnership with Theater J’s Passports Program we are provided free tickets to attend a showing of each show during their season. Friends and family welcome.  Tickets will be available at will call under your family name. Our first show of the season will be Sotto Voce. Click here to learn more.

Gateway to Israel: A Journey for Adults with Disabilities Information Session

Sunday, October 22, 12:00pm

Join us for an Information session to learn more about our second-ever trip to Israel, a trip designed specifically for individuals with disabilities. Together on this 10-day journey, we will explore Israel’s history, spectacular cities, dynamic people, vibrant art and culture, world-class scientific and medical achievements, and natural beauty. We ask all participants bring a companion on the trip.


Summer 2018 Camp Dates Coming Soon
Spend your summer making the world a better place. Teens of all abilities will work directly with the EDCJCC’s Morris Cafritz Center for Community Service (MCCCS) to help change lives. Community service opportunities include food distribution, shelter repair, working with seniors, community cleanups, and more. Counselors and Special Education professionals will work closely with campers to make this inclusive Service Camp accessible and ensure everyone enjoys the diversity of our community. Campers earn up to 30 Student Service Learning (SSL) hours per week.
To register, please log into Campminder. If you are a family registering for the first time, please click here to create an account.


Resume Building Workshop

Tuesday, November 7, 6:00pm

The EDCJCC's Inclusion and Disabilities program is hosting its first Resume Building Workshop. We want to provide educational workshops for young adults of all abilities to build skills to support employment. Join us for a fun evening as we dig deep into our resumes. Bring a copy of your resume, and laptop (optional).  Dan Silverman who currently works for HireStrategy will lead our Resume Building Session.

Check out photos from our Inclusion & Disabilities Programs!