About Us

Our Story

NeurAbilities was formed in 2008 in order to enhance and support the lives of individuals and their families afflicted by neurological and related disorders.

In 2016 the Board of Trustees refined our focus on meeting the need for creative arts programming for this undeserved population in the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey region. To this end, NeurAbilities has signed on as a partner for the planned Boxwood Theater and Cultural Center which will be completed in Haddonfield in 2021. In the interim, NeurAbilities will begin offering programming at multiple area locations such as movement and wheelchair dancing, hands on Music Together sessions, and creativity workshops.

 

Vision

Transforming lives of people with neurological disorders through arts, education and research. 

 

Mission

Empowering special needs communities by increasing their community inclusion, knowledge and supports through arts, education and research. To foster independence, self-esteem and artistic expression by participation in NeurAbilities arts programs.

 

Our New Focus

I. Support the Development of an Arts Center while expanding our creative arts programming.

II. Create family networking opportunities to share resources and support.

III. Development of electronic resources to expand and better support our family network.

 

Our Leadership

Mark Mintz, M.D., Co-Founder & President

Pnina Mintz, Ph.D., Co-Founder, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Alexandra Back, ATR-BC, Secretary

Rosemarie Dougherty, Board Chairperson
Dan Keating, Ph.D., Board Member
Michelle Fuerst, BCBA, Board Member
JoAnne Holmes, Board Member
Nathan Barnes, Board Member
Chevon Collins, Board Member
Lisa Ficarotta, Board Member
Christine McGivern, Board Member
Karen Stone, Board Member
Paul Weiss, Board Member

Erwin Apell, Esq.
Counsel

Matan Mintz
Technology & Marketing Consultant

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