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…to create opportunities, supports and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities; so that they can develop and maintain healthy lifestyles and reach their highest potential in sport and in life.

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USADSS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that was formed to benefit swimmers with Down syndrome in their pursuit of competitive swimming, and to develop and support their participation in local, national and international competition throughout their athletic careers.

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At Special Equestrians, we harness the healing power of horses to transform lives.
Located in Warrington, Pennsylvania, we provide a variety of equine-assisted services for individuals with physical, cognitive, behavioral, emotional or traumatic stress disabilities.
Here, differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Our programs are driven by the awareness that every person learns differently – and careful evaluation determines which activities, horse and instructional style are most likely to bring new competencies to a rider.

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Our services are not just for seniors or people who are totally blind.
Lighthouse offers an optimal blend of proven rehabilitation training and real world application to help individuals of all ages, who live with any degree of vision loss, adjust to their reality with grace and confidence so that they can remain active, productive members of our community.

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The Maine Coalition for Housing and Quality Services is ultimately focused on pursuing action steps for quality services and housing. It is meant to be a consortium of interested parties, including those from many other advocacy groups as their work relates to these two issues. The Coalition includes some 14 other distinct councils and advocacy groups, now united with a large voice in their efforts directed at housing and quality in services. Generally, meetings are held the second Monday of every month from 12 - 2 pm via Zoom.

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The mission is to promote positive futures & enhance the quality of life for NYC children & youth with disabilities, ages birth through 26, & their families. They empower families of children with disabilities with the knowledge, confidence, & skills to make informed decisions, effectively access & navigate systems & services, & advocate for themselves & other young people with disabilities & their families. They support educators, youth workers, & other professionals to partner with families for successful, person-centered service, & to support & promote a family voice in the policy process.

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Music for Autism is enhancing quality of life & raising public awareness through autism-friendly, interactive concerts developed specifically for individuals with autism & their families. The concerts feature professional musicians, including Tony Award winners, Grammy-nominated classical artists, & Pulitzer Prize winners. To ensure equal access for all, every Music for Autism concert is fully subsidized. Families note that the concerts help fill a major psychosocial void, enabling them to enjoy enriching activities that are inclusive and to experience the joy and power of music as a family.

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Ann Storck Center is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities. The mission throughout all our programs and services is to discover ability and build independence so that our individuals live happier, more independent, fulfilling lives.

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3i Housing of Maine

3i Housing of Maine is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working to create Independent community based living options for adults with disabilities through Innovative affordable housing and Integrated support services.

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Founded by ALS patient Brian Wallach and his wife, Sandra Abrevaya, I AM ALS is revolutionizing how we cure ALS by empowering and mobilizing patients, engaging with policy-makers and offering vital resources for people impacted by ALS.

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Downeast Horizons assists and supports individuals with additional needs to live complete and fulfilling lives.
They have three locations in Maine: Bar Harbor, Ellsworth and Brewer.

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​The Specs4us mission is to improve the sight and quality of life for children and adults with Down syndrome and other unique facial features by providing custom frames that fit their unique needs. Erin’s World by Specs4us brings a new concept in eyewear for children and adults with Down syndrome, a need that up until recently remained unsatisfied.

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An ABLE United account gives Florida families a better way to save and care for their loved ones with disabilities, without losing any benefits.

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Act4Me

Act4Me provides funding to children with neurological and/or genetic disorders for either Speech, Occupational or Physical therapy, or Equipment, allowing them to reach their highest potential. To meet that end, Act4Me offers two types of grants:
Therapy Grant: Act4Me awards grants for speech, occupational, and physical therapy that cover 1 hour or 2 half hours of therapy per week for the duration of one year.
Equipment or Home Therapy Supplies Grant : Apply for financial assistance for either Special Needs Equipment or Home Therapy Supplies valued up to $3500.

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For over forty years, the Bonita Springs Assistance Office has served as a primary social service agency in Bonita Springs, Florida. We are proud of the fact that we have helped thousands of area residents at a time of crisis. The objectives of our organization are to:

Provide emergency relief for Bonita Springs residents to lessen the impact of financial and personal crises. To help others recognize their own capacity to help themselves. To cooperate with all agencies interested in various phases of social work in the Bonita Springs area.

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We are a nonprofit that provides mental health support, advocacy, and education to inspire resilience and strengthen communities in our region. With roots dating back to 1987, NAMI of Collier County is a nonprofit that has been serving the local community’s social, emotional and behavioral health needs for generations. You can count on us to coordinate a variety of programs that serve the needs of our members and their families.

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Angels Reach Foundation is committed to assisting children with a range of abilities and needs to consistently develop their individual strengths and maximize learning and functioning potential through innovative, comprehensive and individualized treatment programs and caregiver support. Our values of excellence, integrity, compassion, dedication, determination and respect drive our unique approach to assisting caregivers in meeting their children’s challenges and reaching potentials which others may dismiss. We firmly believe “anything is possible.”

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Empowering individuals with disabilities to live independent and confident lives is at the core of RCDS's mission. With a wide range of services and programs, RCDS is dedicated to promoting independence for all people with disabilities. Through experienced guidance and resources, RCDS strives to help individuals achieve their goals and enhance their daily lives. Whether it's transitioning to independent living, navigating education plans, or maintaining independence in later years, RCDS is here to provide knowledgeable counsel and support.

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At Keystone Freedom Academy Our Mission: Is for students who face social, emotional and behavioral challenges to find freedom within their education and to create opportunities for lifelong success. Through social-emotional learning embedded within rigorous academics including the implementation of mindfulness, restorative practices, positive behavior interventions and supports, Trauma Informed Care, and the hands-off practice of Ukeru Behavior Management System; we offer students the freedom to access their education and the opportunity to grow into productive members of society.

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Values Into Action continues to play a forward role in the expansion of self-directed services and the Person-Directed Services (PDS) model through active partnership with self-advocates and system partners. This includes Temple University to facilitate and lead the Supports Broker Network in PA, co-founding the Collaborative for Citizen Directed Supports in NJ, the Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports nationwide, and ongoing advocacy and educational efforts at national and international conferences.

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