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After School Recreation

*Medicaid Waiver Program Eden II / Genesis After School Program

Participants engage in and learn various recreational and leisure activities. Daily classes such as cooking, mu-sic & movement and sports are conducted to teach skills in a fun and structured environment. Participants should be between the ages of 3 to 21 years old.

TRANSPORTATION is provided to all Brooklyn residents. Staten Island residents should ask about transportation availability.

THE HOURS OF OPERATION for this program are 3:30 and 5:30 pm. Monday thru Friday. Participation can be either full or part time.

Adult Recreation Program

*Medicaid Waiver Program
The Eden II Adult Recreation Program provides a respite opportunity for young and older adults to participate in recreational and leisure activities in a structured environment. This service provides respite for caregivers who have difficulty finding care for their young adult/adult, as well as provide more opportunities for integration and socialization.

Some of the activities included in the Adult Recreation Program curriculum are: Exercise, Computers, and Cooking. Behavior management strategies are incorporated into programming for all participants.

Crisis Intervention Services

*Family Support Program

The Crisis Intervention Behavior Management Team provides intensive assessment and intervention services for families that are in a crisis situation. These families require in-home training in order to provide them with strategies in managing the severe behaviors often associated with Autism. Individuals with Autism often display challenging behaviors such as self-injurious and aggression. These problems usually intensify in the home if they are not attended properly.
Through interviews with the family, a service needs assessment will be developed.

Eden II Crisis Intervention provides parent training and behavior intervention plans.

Community Habilitation

*Medicaid Waiver Program. Eden II / Genesis Waiver Services Program

Eden II offers Community Habilitation to children and adults with autism. Services are provided in the home as well as in the community. The Community Habilitation program is designed to teach skills, address maladaptive behaviors and provide opportunities for community inclusion. The philosophy of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is utilized by all of our well trained staff.

Respite Services

*Medicaid Waiver Program

Home Respite: Eden II provides Respite Services to children and adults with autism. This service affords families a much needed break from care-giving while providing recreational opportunities to the individual.

To apply, please complete the application and return it with the following  documents:

  • Psychological Evaluation (within 3 years)

  • Psycho-Social Evaluation (within 1 year)

  • Annual Physical Form including PPD testing & reading (within 1 year)

  • ISP (within 1 year + semi-annual)

Socialization Program (Friday Night Socials)

Our Socialization Program is designed for adolescents (13 to 21 years) to interact with their peers while engaging in activities throughout the community that promote social skill acquisition. This is a 12 month program that meets bi-monthly on Friday evenings from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

The participants in the Socialization Program engage in various activities, which include: trips to the movies, SI Yankee games, Medieval Times, and St. George Theatre; as well as indoor activities such as; carnival game nights, dance parties, and holiday activities. Our Socialization Program is a Medicaid Waiver program. Your Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC) can assist you in submitting your application and appropriate documentation.

Crisis Respite

*Family Support Program

Eden II provides Respite Services to children and adults with autism who are in crisis because of a temporary family crisis or other family needs that would warrant temporary respite services.

Summer Day Camp

Eden II / Genesis Summer Camp ProgramThe Eden II Summer Day Camp is a Medicaid Waiver program. Camp runs for two separate weeks during the summer break. Our program is designed for school age children (5-21). The pro-gram consists of a full day of recreational activities such as arts & crafts, water activities, cooking, games and sports. Summer Day Camp fees are $15.00 per day. The hours of operation are 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday thru Friday.

Clinical Assessments

Eden II provides psychological and psycho-social evaluations for children 4 years old and above and who do not have Medicaid and require these evaluations for the purpose of determining eligibility.

For Clinical Assessments please contact:

Gina DePrima
94 Wright Avenue Staten Island, NY 10303
Phone: 718-816-1422 X1200

For further information or to be added to our waiting lists contact:

Rosemarie Stavola
15 Beach Street Staten Island, NY 10304
Phone: 718-816-1422 x 1027
Fax: 718-273-7106