Source: Special Needs Kids Information
Please note: while this website originated in the DC, Maryland and Virginia area, we found its information useful for all!
The JAFCO Children’s Ability Center
Serves children from birth through age 22 diagnosed with a developmental disability, including autism, intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, spina bifida or Prader-Willi. They offer therapeutic services, child enrichment services, family support, respite care, support groups and parent training. They also offer Camp Kehilla, a special needs camp for children ages 3 – 22 with developmental disabilities.
The David Posnack JCC
Offers Camp Giborim for children, teens and young adults ages 3 – 21 with developmental disabilities. They also offer seasonal camps and social/recreational programs on selected Sundays throughout the year. Giborim U is a year-round program for children, teens and adults with disabilities, offering courses in fitness, the arts, sports, recreation, life skills and health and wellness. Applicants must meet the DPJCC and Giborim U admissions requirements as determined by a completed intake process.
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)
Provides services to people of all ages with autism spectrum disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder or Rhett’s Syndrome and individuals with a dual sensory impairment with other handicapping conditions. Also offers support to families and professionals involved with these individuals.
United Community Options of South Florida
Serves infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities (cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism, spina bifida, prematurity, hearing problems, intellectual disabilities and speech delay) at more than 60 locations in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Midcoast counties.