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PlayDate

Nurturing Environment for Neurodivergent Kids

PlayDate is a place for children to work on their social and play skills, while their caregivers take a much-needed and deserved break. As educators for neurodivergent children, they understand the importance of a good playdate. 

Playdates are great opportunities for kids to socialize, use their imagination, and learn. As a mom, she understands that a good playdate is the perfect time for her to get a break… and that’s how the idea of PlayDate was born! 

They have created a warm, safe, and nurturing environment, where each class size is small and targeted specifically for the child. Classes are facilitated by trained professionals who have a passion for helping children. 

Meet the Owners of PlayDate, Irene Marabi and Julia Regan

Irene is the Co-Owner of PlayDate! She has been working with neurodivergent children for 8 years and there is nothing she loves more. She has her Masters Degree in Special Education and she is currently pursuing her Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She is also a Pre-School teacher at a school for children with special needs. In addition to her dedication to PlayDate, she is a wife to Oren and a mom to Tal, Noah, and Paz.

Get to know Julia as she is the other Co-Owner of PlayDate! She has over 7 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities and currently works at a school for neurodivergent children. She has her bachelor’s Degree in Disability Studies and she is working towards her certification as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). She loves working with children and she is so excited to embark on this journey together.

What PlayDate Offers

Dedicated Educators
Patient guidance from trained staff who provide personal care and attention making a difference in the lives of children from all communities.

Their Mission
They provide a space where neurodivergent children feel comfortable and supported while having fun and making new friends. Children will learn essential skills to help engage in play. 

Their Classes
Their classes are drop-off optional! Class sizes are small in order to meet the needs of each individual. Play-based classes allow facilitators to meet kids at their level.

Connect with PlayDate

Therapy

Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Speech Therapist

Health Care

Nursing Specialist
Healthcare Worker/Nurse
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