In a gentle, warm and supportive context, A Parent’s Guide to Newborn Screening explains what newborn screening is, its purpose, the test procedure, and what parents need to do if retesting is necessary.
Ability Connection New Mexico is part of the Ability Connection umbrella that has been providing vital care and support to people with disabilities for over 59 years. Today, one in five people have a disability – which is why our services are so important
HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that causes AIDS. A member of a group of viruses called retroviruses, HIV infects human cells and uses the energy and nutrients provided by those cells to grow and reproduce.
Abrazos Family Support Services provides a variety of specialized educational, health, developmental and parent support services that help families to meet the special needs of their infants, children, and adult family members with disabilities.
We are MS activists on the frontline, moving together and speaking with one clear voice to advance federal, state and community policies and programs that benefit people with MS and their families. Become an MS activist today.
Albuquerque Speech Language Hearing Center is a not-for-profit. We’ve been providing communication therapies for people with disabilities to New Mexicans for 60 years and boast a state-of-the-art facility and a superb staff of Doctors of Audiology and M
DSG is proud to host and annual educational conference which brings together experts in the field who discuss best practices in working with individuals with Down syndrome. DSG hosts seminars and workshops throughout the year to provide ongoing support.
Athlete Leadership Programs for people with disabilities are about breaking down our internal barriers that keep athletes from fully enjoying Special Olympics through self-directed, meaningful participation in virtually any aspect of the program.
American Diabetes Association Camps let kids have a great time participating in traditional camp activities and connecting with other children with diabetes. Health care professionals oversee daily diabetes care and help campers learn to live successfully with their disease.
For many young people, a week at camp with other kids who have Juvenile Arthritis (JA) can change their life. The Arthritis Foundation’s JA camps give kids with arthritis and related conditions the chance to make lasting memories. For many campers, it’s the first time they’ve met other kids who live with the same challenges and limitations.
Dealing with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as a child is even more challenging. This co-ed residential summer camp program enriches the lives of children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis by providing them with a safe and supportive camp community. Watch this video to learn more.
From campfire sing-a-longs and late night ghost stories, to boating, nature walks, swimming, and arts and crafts, Easter Seals camps provide the same excitement and activity available at other summer camp programs. The difference? Easter Seals campers experience the joys and challenges of camp in a fully-accessible setting.
MDA Summer Camp provides thousands of kids with muscular dystrophy and related muscle-debilitating diseases “the best week of the year.” It’s a week where they’re free to develop lifelong friendships, build self-confidence and independence and enjoy adventures like horseback riding, swimming and fishing – a life-changing experience in an environment without barriers. Check-out this video.
Check out all the life-changing camps and purposeful play programs serving children living with serious illnesses and their families around the world. Camps feature a diverse range of inclusive programs such as universally accessible high ropes courses and adaptive winter sports, as well as traditional camp activities like swimming, boating and campfires, all to help children gain confidence.
The Autism Speaks Baker Summer Camp Program selects eligible camps in the United States to identify qualified campers and offer scholarship funds for financially disadvantaged children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to attend a summer camp.
Coordinators are available to respond to family inquires and requests by phone 888-AUTISM2 (288-4762) or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about autism services such a 100 Day Kit and many more.
Californians in Sonoma, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego embody the mission of Autism Speaks in their local communities. This year Sacramento and Modesto have joined our grassroots initiatives.
The focus of Autism Speaks Family Services Community Grants is on proposals that serve to build the field of services for individuals with autism and expand the capacity to effectively serve this growing community.
This workshop will provide an overview of the diagnostic process of Autism Spectrum Disorders and will provide an overview of the systems and services available to support children on the Autism Spectrum.