Supporting Our Parents & Educators Workshop Series

All parents/caregivers and professionals are welcome to attend our workshops! ECLC offers workshops on topics that are particularly important to parents/guardians of children with special needs. Hear from experts and stay up-to-date on the latest information and network with other like-minded parents and professionals.

Check this page often to learn about our upcoming workshops.

Parent Monthly Support Group Meeting

When: LAST Wednesday of each month (no meeting in December; exception in June)
January 30, February 27, March 27, April 24, May 29, and June 19
Time: 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Where: ECLC Ho-Ho-Kus School
302 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. 07423
Please R.S.V.P.: Cynthia Chaanine, LCSW, school social worker, or 201-670-7880

Ongoing topics include:

  • Supporting children's healthy development
  • Creating a balanced and happy home life
  • Participating in the community
  • Self-care
  • Behavior management supports
  • Enabling greater independence

Open House Tours

Chart a Course to Success for Your Child with Special Needs!
If you haven't visited ECLC's Chatham school recently, then you are in for a big surprise! The school has been updated with a new Sensory Room; renovated gym; and other new features. Stop by either during these open house tours or arrange for a private visit.

Chatham Lower School Tours (K-8th grade):
When: Jan. 10
Time: 10–11 a.m.
Where: ECLC School, 21 Lum Avenue, Chatham, 07928
R.S.V.P.: Supervisor of Curriculum Fran Ryder , 973-601-5412 or

Chatham Upper School Tours (Grade 9 to age 21):
When: Jan. 8
Time: 10–11 a.m.
Where: ECLC School, 21 Lum Avenue, Chatham, 07928
R.S.V.P.: Assistant Principal Allison Clemens, 973-601-5411 or