AIM offers programs to help children and young adults with developmental disabilities develop social skills through educational and recreational activities. These programs are funded by OPWDD Family Support Services. They include: 

Social Skill Clubs
Social Skills Clubs are offered quarterly in both Corning and Elmira. They consist of four weekly sessions, and are offered in two age groups, 9-13 and 14-21.

Teen Dance Parties
AIM hosts four dance parties per year for teens age 14 and older with developmental disabilities. The dances have various themes, and typically include a DJ, food and games. 

Summer Day Camps
These week-long summer day camps include many community outings and fun activities. They are offered in Chemung, Steuben and Schuyler counties for ages 14-21, and for ages 9-13 in Chemung County only.  

Learn & Grow Playgroup
Gatherings for children ages 2-8 who have developmental disabilities, held once a month on Saturdays at the Elmira AIM office fall through spring.

Growing Stronger
Gatherings for youths ages 9-13 who have developmental disabilities, held once a month on Saturdays at the Elmira AIM office fall through spring.

Sibshops and Tween Sibshops
Gatherings for the brothers and sisters of children with developmental disabilities. There are two age groups, 5-9 and 10+. Both are held once a month on Saturdays at the Elmira AIM office, fall through spring.

Some of these programs have been temporarily impacted by COVID-19 restrictions. 

For more information, contact OPWDD Youth Program Specialist Casey Schoonover at (607) 962-8225, ext. 140.