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

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Learn something new about living with a disability, and help overcome misunderstandings and misinformation.

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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.

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Provides prosthetics for individuals without other disabilities resources to obtain them and raises awareness of challenges facing amputees.

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Children with special needs are especially vulnerable to drowning and other water hazards. The aquatics program provides instructors with the tools to help protect children with disabilities.

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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.

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Contract with Opportunity Village for packaging, shredding, document imaging, button creation and more! Opportunity Village trains, places and supervises its clients with disabilities in all sorts of jobs at locations throughout Southern Nevada.

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Camp Twin Lakes provides life-changing camp experiences to children with serious illnesses, disabilities and other challenges through week-long summer camps and year-round weekend retreats at three fully-accessible and medically-supported campsites, and t

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The information will help you be more educated and involved in your eye doctor’s treatment through diagnosis, surgery and recovery.

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Services are provided in a self-directed model in which individuals receiving services and their families’ partner with the Arc of NC to hire, train and manage their own staff.

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Community guides are available to serve most areas of the state by assisting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in locating and coordinating community resources to help meet a wide range of needs.

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Special Olympics Florida conducts eight State Championships every year. These events are the culmination of an athletes with disabilities, training and competition cycle for a specific sports season.

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Computers with adaptive input devices for assessment, training and/or personal computer time enabling individuals with disabilities to improve skills, cognizance and confidence through technology. Tulsa area.

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Day Habilitation supports people with developmental disabilities who have higher needs for more intense training in order to make their community experience, and the experience of the community, more positive.

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Camping Sessions run from mid-June to early August. Both overnight and day sessions are offered. Financial aid is available to eligible campers with disabilities.

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Multi-day sports competitions where Special Olympics athletes with disabilities from across Georgia, the Southeast, the United States and/or other countries come together to participate in competitions.

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You can be a blessing to a child with special health needs by participating in Holiday Helpers, The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital’s annual gift drive for people with disabilities.

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Opportunity Village believes that people with intellectual disabilities and their families should have choices in where and how they are served. So, Opportunity Village provides a variety of different programs which provide men and women with all levels o

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Arc of Onondaga provides a wide variety of services to people with developmental disabilities and their family members. Click the link to see a full list of services.

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Store that provides an opportunity to purchase items that support athletes with disabilities.

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There are as many ways to support Camp Korey as there are individual talents—please see the volunteer areas below and click through to view the opportunities for children with disabilities.

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Volunteers are a vital part of fulfilling the hospital’s mission of maximizing the potential of patients with complex medical needs and disabilities, as they provide valuable services that contribute to the care and comfort of patients and their familie

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You can help make a difference in the life of a child with disabilities at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital by purchasing needed items through our basic needs list or through one of our departmental or special events wish lists.

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Enhance the daily living for adults with developmental and other disabilities through employment, education, and life skills training, leading to improved interaction in the larger community.

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Early intervention program for disabilities serves families who have a child under three years old who has a significant delay in their development. Partners with local schools districts to determine eligibility for the program and then deliver services i

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Individuals with disabilities are employed at Starkey doing in-house work for local companies, from bagging small parts to assembly work, mail processing, fulfillment, packaging and recycling of computers and other electronics.

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The barriers, physical or otherwise, people with disabilities face begin with people’s attitudes — attitudes often rooted in misinformation and misunderstanding. Easter Seals provides answers to help everyone create solutions that change lives… maybe e

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State funded program to provide individualized supports to families who are caring for a family member with developmental disabilities/delays, including connecting them with resources and providing limited financial help.

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Camp Korey hosts family weekends during the off-season from our Summer Camp sessions, typically during Spring and Fall. Family Camp offers support and recreation for those affected by childhood disabilities—which includes not just the individual child,

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Our Developmental Specialists are available to assess the development of children ages birth to three years who live in Sandoval or Bernalillo Counties of New Mexico. If you do not live in that area, we can help you to identify an agency in your area that

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Works collaboratively with the Legislature and the Administration to insure that the well-being of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is a priority both legislatively and in each fiscal budget.

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Healthy Athletes is designed to help Special Olympics athletes with disabilities improve their health and fitness, leading to enhanced sports experience and improved well-being.

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Heartspring Pediatric Services offers outpatient physical, occupational and speech-language therapies; hearing services; behavioral intervention; educational testing for children; and free developmental screenings to families concerned about their child’s

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Heartspring World Disabilities Reach is dedicated to touching the lives of children all over the world through professional training and consultation, participation in international conferences and collaboration with individuals and organizations in other

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Horizons Article 16 Clinic provides therapeutic, clinical services to individuals with developmental disabilities, age 4 and up, to enhance their quality of life and help them achieve their fullest potential.

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A club that provides friendship and recreational opportunities for teens and young adults (ages 15 and above) with disabilities or special needs.

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A free-standing pediatric subspecialty center that provides comprehensive and integrated diagnostics and treatments for children with autism, other developmental disabilities, and chronic medical problems.

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Healing the Children, Florida Inc. is a non-profit, volunteer organization with a 501(c) (3) I.R.S. tax exemption dedicated to providing donated healthcare to children in need. Healing the Children envisions a world where every child has access to medical

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Vocational Services – Monarch is Arc of Onondaga’s vocational division. This division includes two work centers, a recycling facility, a woodworking shop, enclaves (Community Based Employment) and supported employment for people with disabilities (Employm

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New Horizons empowers individuals with developmental disabilities to fulfill their dreams. Through partnerships, community education, and advocacy, we create a brighter future in which our clients are accepted by, participate in, and add value to the comm

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Opportunity Village believes that people with intellectual disabilities and their families should have choices in where and how they are served. So, Opportunity Village provides a variety of different programs which provide men and women with all levels o

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Children and adults with disabilities and other special needs find the highest-quality services designed to meet their individual needs when they come to Easter Seals Washington. Our mission is accomplished through the following core programs and services

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Special Olympics Colorado programs for people with disabilities are divided into 6 geographic areas: Denver Area, Mile High Area, Northeast Area, Southeast Area, Southwest Area, Western Area.

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An employment placement and training program for adults with developmental disabilities and provides transition services designed to assist schools in developing and implementing quality transition plans for students in special education programs.

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The Public Education program at Ability Connection provides valuable educational services to families, caregivers and disability professionals who are responsible for taking care of (or overseeing the care of) a person with a disability.

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Through its 40-plus homes in Sedgwick County, Starkey offers a variety of living options for people with disabilities. From apartment buildings with one-bedroom units and limited on-site staff support to homes with overnight staffing and supervision, Star

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Offer living opportunities in various types of certified group homes throughout the Capital District, allowing residents with disabilities active involvement in daily programs, around-the-clock supervision and support to enhance and maintain independence

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Offer a variety of Respite Services to meet the schedule needs of working families and caregivers of individuals with disabilities, as well as to provide them with a break from the constant care and everyday routines.

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Community-based effort to help everyone, especially individuals with disabilities, plan and prepare for personal safety in emergencies, with planning tools and resources for people with disabilities, employers, building owners and managers, community and

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Ground-breaking program has given over 200 teenagers and young adults with developmental disabilities experience in a supported work environment, learning communication, social, and teamwork skills.

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Camp Korey is specially designed for children with life-altering medical conditions and disabilities, and allows them to safely enjoy the activities of traditional camp.

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Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK) is a nonprofit charitable organization whose mission is to enable individuals with disabilities to reach their maximum potential by providing them, their families and the professionals who serve them with training

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The TECH Center is a place for children, parents, adult consumers, and professionals to learn about assistive technology by providing hands-on access to computer hardware, software, and adaptive equipment. Assistive technology is any equipment that can be

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Ability Connection is making assistive technology more accessible to individuals with disabilities by providing different types of technology to individuals who can benefit from its use.

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Our volunteer program provides a variety of opportunities to assist us in in delivering quality services. Below you will find a listing of all our current volunteer opportunities.

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Children and adults with intellectual disabilities train and compete year-round in more than 500 sports competitions at the local, area and state levels.

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Camp Korey offers a variety of programs for young adults whose lives have been impacted by serious illnesses or life-altering medical conditions or disabilities.

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An innovative sports play program for children with disabilities age 2-7 designed to introduce them and their families to the world of sports before their eligibility for Special Olympics at age 8.

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