Jeena

Hope for kids - because special needs require special attention

We are a “self-help” group of parents, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life, of parents and individuals with developmental disabilities.

Enhance the quality of life of individuals with developmental disabilities and their primary caregivers by empowering individuals through information and emotional support.

Jeena is currently focusing on projects in the San Francisco Bay Area, Southern California and in some parts of India.

Programs in San Francisco Bay Area

  • Social Skill Development: Evidence based practice indicates, an individual is likely to develop constructive relationships when there is a systematic and supportive exposure to various activities. Based on this philosophy, Jeena offers activities such as weekly dance and yoga classes, classical music lessons, vocational art classes, camp and field trips.
  • Outreach and Resources: Research has shown that the quality of parent-child relationship improves when parents meet their information and emotional needs. Online forums, regular peer group meetings and informative workshops provide the emotional and informational support for parents and caregivers.
  • Intervention Support: Jeena understands the value of generalizing skills and offers support to families at home in form of private tuition to children whose parents are monolingual.

Programs in Southern California

  • Information and Emotional Support: Established in May 2012, Jeena SoCal chapter is growing. The families meet once a month for activities and provide mutual support and opportunities for children for social interaction.

Programs in India

  • Partnership with KPAMRC:
    Jeena is collaborating with Karnataka Parents Association of Mentally Retarded Citizens to offer support to families and individuals with developmental disabilities.
Check out our upcoming events

📧: contact@jeena.org    ƒ: Jeena Inc. | Facebook

☎: +1-408-512-1826 ( Leave us a voicemail and we will get back to you as soon as possible )

Address : PO Box 3611, Santa Clara, CA 95055

Our members say :

“I am extremely grateful that Anisha had this opportunity to present her newly acquired talent. She enjoys stage presence, but also struggles with the sensory overload of a public performance. Anisha performed with the group singing “Heal the World”, for Jeena Yahaan 2013.”

Our volunteers say :

“Working with the Jeena kids has truly been an incredible experience. Here, I am able to use my fervor for dance, as an outlet for developmentally challenged children and teenagers from the South Asian community to express and enable themselves through music and movement.”

Latest Events

Keyboard Classes

WebEx May 11, 2021 $5

This program will teach keyboard basics along with some fun songs. Parents will have to practice with their kids at home regularly. […]

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Wednesday Read/Math

Webex May 12, 2021 $4

This program is for 1:1 reading comprehension classes or Math classes  We will teach age/comprehension level appropriate reading comprehension, Identifying main idea […]

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Thursday Math/Read

Webex May 13, 2021 $4

This program is for 1:1 reading comprehension classes or Math classes  We will teach age/comprehension level appropriate reading comprehension, Identifying main idea […]

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Friday Read/Math

Webex May 14, 2021 $4

This program is for 1:1 reading comprehension classes or Math classes We will teach age/comprehension level appropriate reading comprehension, Identifying main idea and […]

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Med-Ucate

Webex May 14, 2021 Free

Have you ever wondered how you have hair or nails? Have you ever wondered how your muscles actually work? Or are you […]

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Beginner Violin classes

Webex May 15, 2021 Free

This program will teach violin basics along with some fun songs. Parents will have to practice with their kids regularly. We will […]

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Drawing Classes

Webex May 15, 2021 Free

These classes will teach our kids basic drawing techniques – objects, animals etc. Classes will be held online – WebEx, link will be […]

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Singing Classes

Webex May 15, 2021 Free

Natasha and Shania have been singing since a young age, and they would love to share their passion for music with other […]

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