LIFE WITH JOY INC 

A place where young adults with and without Autism 
can meet new friends and learn new skills

Teaching Exercise

Mixed Martial Arts and Strength Training offered daily by certified teachers. MMA  classes offered in an inclusive setting at a professional studio in Lafayette, New Jersey. Cardio, Coordination, and Self-Defense emphasized to control aggressive and anti-social behaviors. Classes open to the general public as well as young adults with disabilities. Private Pay or DDD Approved payments accepted.

Teaching Mindfulness

Yoga classes each week taught at the Tranquility United Methodist Church Recreation Center by certified teachers . Emphasis on mantas, controlled breathing, guided meditation and essential oils to control anxiety, stress, repetitive behaviors and ADHD. Classes are open to the general public as well as young adults with disabilities. Private Pay or DDD Approved Payments accepted.

Teaching Independent Living 

Residential Living includes Private Furnished Bedroom with Wi Fi and TV for each resident, shared bath, three healthy meals, daily snacks, in-house fully equipped gym, pool, greenhouse, four flower and vegetable gardens and access to all teaching programs on 5 acres in tranquil Green Farms in Green Township, New Jersey  .

Safe, Supportive Family Atmosphere.

Private Pay, or DDD Approved Payments

Teaching Inclusion

The Awesome Club takes 12 trips out into the Community every year. From the Metropolitan Museum of Art to Six Flags Great Adventure to hiking in Jenny Jump State Park, Life With Joy Inc stresses inclusion in the Community. All clients insured by the Life With Joy Inc Non-Profit Alliance Insurance policy. Friendship, working together, good behavior in public, handling money, traffic, crowds, and noise are addressed. Private Pay or DDD payment.

Pre-Vocational AGRICULTURE

BEGINS JANUARY 2018 !

This class will prepare you for a career in

Agriculture, Landscaping, Farming and Gardening.This is a one-year pre-vocational program  - planting in Spring, Harvesting in Fall, Greenhouse in Winter. This is a DDD Approved Class and meets three days a week 1 - 4 pm with morning sessions available.

The cost of the class is $55/class for Tier C Students as well as Parents, Friends and "Farmers"

Pre-Vocational COOKING

BEGINS JANUARY 2018 !
This class will prepare you for a career in Food Preparation. Learn the basics in a small, safe atmosphere with friends.
This is a DDD Approved Class and it is open to the general public as well  - The class meets twice a month on Saturdays 1-4 pm,
The cost of the class is $55/class for Tier C Students as well as Parents, Friends and "Foodies"