• Madie Lefkowitz
  • Danielle Bertaux
  • Taylor Simala
  • Zoe Scheier

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SPECTRUM is a disability awareness group that works to build relationships and connections between the families of children with disabilities and Brandeis students. Through dance, movement, songs, games and other social and recreational activities, Brandeis students form close bonds with the children and their families while reaching out to the whole Brandeis community and the Waltham community. They host a  weekly playgroup on Sundays. They also offer one-on-one tutoring and mentorship opportunities.

Population Served: Children and families with developmental disabilities

Community Partners: Waltham Public Schools, local schools

How to Participate: Parents of children with developmental disabilities and Brandeis students looking to volunteer, email the program coordinators at

Volunteer Time Commitment: Depending on the program, once a week or every other week for two hours.

spectrum playgroup