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3Circle Church SOAR Special Needs Ministry

10274 Highway 104, Fairhope, AL, 36532  map




The staff and volunteers that make up SOAR ministry are passionate about caring for individuals with disabilities. Our goal is to provide a safe, nurturing, Gospel-centered program for families affected by disability. SOAR meets on the South Campus during 3 Circle Church's 9:45 service on Sundays.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 990-3112

Email: info@3CircleChurch.com

Web: www.3circlechurch.com/soar

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AltaPointe Health - Children's Outpatient Services

301 Bishop Lane, Mobile, AL, 36608  map




Our services provide treatment for children and teens ages 3-19, and their families, with the ultimate goal of helping them maintain stability in the community. AltaPointe uses state-of-the-art, evidence-based practices. We specialize in treating trauma, bereavement, child sexual abuse, emotional and behavioral problems or significant school-related issues. Treatment focuses on problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care. Treatment is highly variable and depends upon the individual's existing symptoms.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 450-2211 or (888) 335-3044

Web: www.altapointe.org

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AltaPointe Health - Children's Outpatient Services

13825 Tapia Avenue, Bayou La Batre, AL, 36509  map




Our services provide treatment for children and teens ages 3-19, and their families, with the ultimate goal of helping them maintain stability in the community. AltaPointe uses state-of-the-art, evidence-based practices. We specialize in treating trauma, bereavement, child sexual abuse, emotional and behavioral problems or significant school-related issues. Treatment focuses on problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care. Treatment is highly variable and depends upon the individual's existing symptoms.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 450-2211 or (888) 335-3044

Web: www.altapointe.org

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AltaPointe Health - Children's Outpatient Services (Baldwin County)

201 East Camphor Avenue, Foley, AL, 36535  map




Our services provide treatment for children and teens ages 3-19, and their families, with the ultimate goal of helping them maintain stability in the community. AltaPointe uses state-of-the-art, evidence-based practices. We specialize in treating trauma, bereavement, child sexual abuse, emotional and behavioral problems or significant school-related issues. Treatment focuses on problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care. Treatment is highly variable and depends upon the individual's existing symptoms.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 450-2211 or (888) 335-3044

Web: www.altapointe.org

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AltaPointe Health - Children's Outpatient Services (Baldwin County)

372 South Greeno Road, Fairhope, AL, 36532  map




Our services provide treatment for children and teens ages 3-19, and their families, with the ultimate goal of helping them maintain stability in the community. AltaPointe's therapists use state-of-the-art, evidence-based practices. They specialize in treating trauma, bereavement, child sexual abuse, emotional and behavioral problems or significant school-related issues. Treatment focuses on problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care. Treatment is highly variable and depends upon the individual's existing symptoms.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 990-4248

Web: www.altapointe.org

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AltaPointe Health - Children's Outpatient Services in Baldwin County

2009 Medical Center Drive, Bay Minette, AL, 36507  map




Our services provide treatment for children and teens ages 3-19, and their families, with the ultimate goal of helping them maintain stability in the community. AltaPointe uses state-of-the-art, evidence-based practices. We specialize in treating trauma, bereavement, child sexual abuse, emotional and behavioral problems or significant school-related issues. Treatment focuses on problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care. Treatment is highly variable and depends upon the individual's existing symptoms.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 450-2211 or (251) 937-2010

Web: www.altapointe.org

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American Autism and Rehabilitation Center

8909 Rand Avenue, Daphne, AL, 36526  map




A facility aimed at treating a variety of special needs in one convenient location. Our services are for children and adults and include speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, ABA therapy, psychological/diagnostic services, educational services, pharmaceutical services and more. Our highly-trained professionals work collaboratively to provide treatment plans as unique as the individual in order to help patients reach their full potential. We offer help to patients and families with children that have special needs such as Autism, Aspergers, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, etc.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 210-1632

Email: info@americanautismcenter.com

Web: www.Americanautismcenter.com

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American Hyperbaric Center

8871 Rand Avenue, Daphne, AL, 36526  map




A premier Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) treatment facility. HBOT reduces inflammation, promote healing, repair cells and heal wounds as well as treating symptoms of Autism, Multiple Sclerosis, Lyme, TBI/PTS, Stroke, RSD/CRPS, Fibromyalgia, Diabetic Foot Wounds, Radiation Injury, Failed Grafts/Flaps, Concussion and other Sports Injuries, Migraine Headaches, Cancer, Crohn's/Colitis, Cerebral Palsy, Neuropathy, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Chronic Fatigue and much more.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 210-1496

Email: info@americanhbot.com

Web: www.AmericanHBOT.com

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Autism Diagnostics Clinic - USA Children's and Women's Hospital Pediatric Developmental Medicine

1601 Center Street (Suite 1F), Mobile, AL, 36604  map




Improving the lives of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders through early identification and diagnosis, as well as providing education to families, physicians, daycare centers, churches and other organizations who serve children in the community. Services include: Medical Assessments, Cognitive Evaluation, Speech/Language Evaluation, Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and Assistance with Community Resources.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 410-5437

Web: www.usahealthsystem.com/autism-diagnosis

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Autism Society of Alabama

205 Lambert Avenue (Suite C), Mobile, AL, 36604  map




Our mission is to improve services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families through education and advocacy. Current programs and services offered include, Information and Referral Specialist, Online Resource Directory, Family Camps, 33 Network Support Groups in counties statewide, innovative website, Roadmap for transition resources, Respite Program to give caretakers a break, Carebinders program for caretakers and families, First Responder Trainings, Conferences and Sensory Friendly Activities. See our listing for Sibshops in this directory.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 259-5553 or (877) 4AUTISM

Email: info@autism-alabama.org

Web: www.autism-alabama.org

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Bay City Gymnastics

8534 Well Road, Daphne, AL, 36526  map




Gymnastics is great for overall body conditioning. It develops strength, flexibility, kinesthetic awareness, muscular control, endurance, coordination, agility, speed, balance, courage, grace, posture and poise while having so much fun!

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 621-2112

Email: bcgagym@att.net

Web: www.bcgagymnastics.com

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Bay Pediatric and Adolescent Dentistry

115 Lottie Lane, Fairhope, AL, 36532  map




Pediatric dentist receive 2 or more years of specialized training beyond dental school that includes education in treatment and care of children with special needs.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 928-5045

Email: baypedo@yahoo.com

Web: www.baypedo.com

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BayPointe Hospital

5800 Southland Drive, Mobile, AL, 36693  map




A free-standing psychiatric hospital specializing in child and adolescent acute inpatient and long-term residential care. Located in west Mobile on a beautiful 15-acre campus, it offers short-term crisis stabilization and long-term treatment in a residential setting for ages 5-18. Often these children have suffered from abuse, neglect or substance abuse, and an intervention is desperately needed. They may be disruptive, sometimes uncontrollable, exhibiting suicidal, aggressive or other unsafe behaviors and can no longer function in their homes and community settings. Many factors must be considered before admission is appropriate.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 450-2211 or (888) 335-3044

Web: www.baypointehospital.org

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BayView Professional Associates

374 South Greeno Road, Fairhope, AL, 36532  map




A confidential and supportive, solution-focused counseling for children and families with problems, such as erratic behavior, aggression towards self or others, difficulty concentrating, unexplained weight loss, even physical symptoms like headaches. Our services consist of an interdisciplinary team including a child/adolescent board certified psychiatrist, psychologists, and psychotherapists which provide complete evaluations and testing of learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, and cognitive (thinking) problems in addition to psychotherapy and treatment for children, adolescents and adults. Services may include: individual, group or family counseling; play therapy; crisis intervention; behavior modification; psychiatric services; medication management; substance abuse services; and parent education. BayView accepts most major insurances including PEEHIP and AllKids.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 660-2360 or (888) 335-3044

Web: www.bayview-associates.org

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BayView Professional Associates

1015 Montlimar Drive (Suite A-210), Mobile, AL, 36609  map




Our solution-focused counseling helps children and families with erratic behavior, aggression towards self or others, difficulty concentrating, unexplained weight loss, even physical symptoms like headaches. Our comprehensive clinical services consist of an interdisciplinary team including a child/adolescent board-certified psychiatrist, psychologists, and psychotherapists which provide complete evaluations and testing of learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, and cognitive (thinking) problems in addition to psychotherapy and treatment for children, adolescents and adults. Services may include: individual, group or family counseling; play therapy; crisis intervention; behavior modification; psychiatric services; medication management; substance abuse services; and parent education. BayView accepts most major insurances including PEEHIP and AllKids.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 660-2360 or (888) 335-3044

Web: www.bayview-associates.org

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BlueBird Pediatric Therapy, Inc.

6157 Airport Boulevard, Mobile, AL, 36608  map




We believe that every child deserves to live a full, confident life. We offer occupational therapy, speech therapy, feeding therapy, music therapy, social skills groups, summer camps and adapted kid's yoga. Some of the special techniques that we use include, Integrative Listening Systems, Sensory Integration Techniques, Handwriting Without Tears, DIR/Floor time Concepts, Neurodevelopmental Treatment Techniques, Brain Gym, Kinesiotaping, Augmentative Communication, Kaufman Approach to Apraxia, Talk Tools Training, SOS Feeding Therapy Approach, Beckman Oral Motor Approach, and the Melanie Potock-It's not just about Swallowing Approach.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 287-0378

Email: bluebirdtherapy@gmail.com

Web: www.bluebirdtherapy.com

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Bluebird Therapy Kids Yoga Class

6157 Airport Boulevard, Mobile, AL, 36608  map




We offer yoga for children with and without special needs. Each class incorporates poses, breathing techniques and purposeful postures to strengthen the body, calm the nervous system, and teach a fun way to exercise. Each class series will be designed to meet the needs of those who are signed up for the class and all poses can be adapted to meet the needs of each child.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 287-0378

Email: bluebirdtherapy@gmail.com

Web: www.bluebirdtherapy.com

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Camp ASCCA

5278 Camp ASCCA Drive, Jackson's Gap, AL, 36861  map




Alabama's Special Camp for Children and Adults. ASCCA is a nationally recognized leader in therapeutic recreation for children and adults with both physical and intellectual disabilities. Providing weekend and weeklong sessions, Camp ASCCA is open year-round. Located in Alabama on Lake Martin, Camp ASCCA offers campers a wide variety of recreational and educational activities. Activities include horseback riding, fishing, tubing, accessible waterslide, swimming, environmental education, arts and crafts, canoeing, a splash pad"

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (256) 825-9226 or (800) THE-CAMP

Email: info@campascca.org

Web: www.campascca.org

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Camp Frog - Autism Society of Alabama

, Lake Martin, AL  map




Camp is for children on the autism spectrum to enjoy traditional camp activities in a supportive environment with their families. Dates for the 2018 Camp Frog will be September 14th - 16th. Applications are available for download on the website.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (205) 951-1364

Web: www.autism-alabama.org/camps

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Cassady & Cassady

21 South Section Street, Fairhope, AL, 36532  map




Every child is entitled by law to an appropriate education and adequate gains in the classroom. We assist in eligibility, prepare you for IEP team meetings, obtain independent evaluations, and advocate for your legal rights with Autism, Multiple Disabilities, Deaf-Blindness, Orthopedic Impairment, Developmental Delay, Other Health Impairment, Emotional Disability, Specific Learning Disability, Speech or Language Impairment, Hearing Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury, Intellectual Disability, Visual Impairment. Confidential mediation and confidential due process determinations are available.

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Phone: (251) 207-7000

Web: www.specialeducationlawyeralabama.com

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Dance Without Limits - Mobile

4715 Airport Boulevard, Mobile, AL, 36609  map




Offering dance classes exclusively to the special needs community! Ages 4-12 (based on cognitive ability not age). Classes are led by Occupational Therapists and special needs experts and each dancer is assisted by a trained volunteer helper. Scholarships are provided by our generous donors. Volunteers are dancers, Camp Smile counselors, special Ed teachers, speech and OT students at South. All dancers will perform at a recital! Registration is available online.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 610-4969

Web: www.dancewithoutlimitsfoundation.org

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Dance Without Limits at Creative Outlet Dance

66 South Section Street, Fairhope, AL, 36532  map




Offering dance classes exclusively to the special needs community! Ages 4-12 (based on cognitive ability not age). Classes are led by Occupational Therapists and special needs experts and each dancer is assisted by a trained volunteer helper. Scholarships are provided by our generous donors. Volunteers are dancers, Camp Smile counselors, special Ed teachers, speech and OT students at South. All dancers will perform at a recital! Registration is available online.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 610-4969

Email: dancewithoutlimits@aol.com

Web: www.dancewithoutlimitsfoundation.org

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Daphne Pediatric Dentistry

7058 Professional Place, Daphne, AL, 36526  map




Pediatric dentist receive 2 or more years of specialized training beyond dental school that includes education in treatment and care of children with special needs.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 447-0627

Web: www.daphnepediatricdentistry.com

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Down Syndrome Society of Mobile

, Mobile, AL  map




Our mission is to provide enrichment through education, networking opportunities, advocacy, and emotional support for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the greater community.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (888) 454-0317

Email: downsyndromealbama@gmail.com

Web: www.dssmobile.org

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Dr. Renee Lopez, D.C. - Advanced Health Solutions

401 North Section Street, Fairhope, AL, 36532  map




Neurofeedback, Functional Nutrition, Lab Analysis, Chiropractic, Oxygen Therapy and more. Locations in Fairhope and Mobile.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 928-5058

Web: www.YourAdvancedHealthSolutions.com

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Dr. Trey's Children's Dentistry

303 North Section Street, Faihope, AL, 36532  map




Pediatric dentist receive 2 or more years of specialized training beyond dental school that includes education in treatment and care of children with special needs.

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Phone: (251) 928-3030

Web: www.drtreys.com

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Enable Savings Plan Alabama




Nationwide tax-exempt savings accounts for individuals with disabilities. Features include: An individual with an eligible disability can open one account. The owner and beneficiary are the same. Any person can contribute to the account. Three risk-based investment options, an FDIC-insured bank savings option and FDIC-insured check writing option with a debit card. Created in partnership with the Alabama State Treasurer's Office, the State of Nebraska Treasurer's Office and First National Bank of Omaha.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (866) 833-7949

Email: clientservices@enableal.com

Web: www.EnableAL.com

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High Hopes for Autism (St. Benedict's School)

12786 South Illinois Street, Elberta, AL, 36530  map




Preparing children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders, and other developmental delays, to independently participate in a traditional classroom. We specialize in preschool age children and use Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) techniques. Diagnosis is not required for any of our programs. We also offer Individual ABA Therapy and Shadowing in the classroom, computer monitoring and parent training during your child's therapy session.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 986-7007

Email: highhopes4autism@gmail.com

Web: www.highhopes4autism.org

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Huntington Learning Center

6880 US Hwy 90 (Suite 13), Daphne, AL, 36526  map




Helping students of all ages and skill levels build the skills, confidence and motivation to succeed. Whether your student is looking for a better report card, stronger study skills, or a higher score on the ACT or SAT, Huntington offers a tutoring solution for you. The specialized ADHD program provides students with the immediate feedback and guidance they need to focus and grow. The Advanced Study Skills Program is a tailored program designed for students in 8th grade and higher to develop their study skills.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (251) 621-1055

Web: www.huntingtonhelps.com/center/daphne


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4 Paws for Ability

253 Dayton Avenue, Xenia, Ohio, 45385

We train and place quality, task-trained service dogs t those with disabilities. 4 Paws also works with veterans who've lost the use of limbs or hearing while in active combat.

(937) 374-0385, www.4pawsforability.orgInfo@4PawsForAbility.org

Access To Recreation

Provides adaptive recreation equipment for the physically challenged. Online equipment items such wheelchair accessories, daily living, replacement parts, bath and shower accessories, Lifts, safety equipment, ramps, manual and power chairs, etc.

(800) 634-4351, www.accesstr.comcustomerservice@accesstr.com

Alabama Autism & Asperger's Statewide Info & Support Network

AL,

A hub for Autism related info, events, videos, & support. Free Resources, Guidance, Rights & Connections. Formerly called Blount County Autism.

, www.alabamaautism.orgalabamaautism@gmail.com

Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities

100 North Union Street, Montgomery, AL, 36130

Our Mission is to promote and support independence, advocacy, productivity and inclusion for Alabamians with developmental disabilities. ACDD is dedicated to the vision that all Alabamians, regardless of disability, will live, learn, work, and play in inclusive communities.

(334) 242-3973 or (800) 232-2158, www.acdd.org

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services

602 South Lawrence Street, Montgomery, AL, 36104

The Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services is comprised of state and federal programs that provide a continuum of services from birth through life for Alabamians with disabilities. ADRS has four major programs: 1) Alabama's Early Intervention System (AEIS) - 1610 Center Street, Suite A, and Mobile (251) 439-7890, Toll-free number: (800) 879-8163 or TTY (800) 499-1816. A division of the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services, Early Intervention provides supports and services for infants and toddlers birth though age 2 (0 to 36 months of age) who have a medical diagnosis that can delay normal development or who have a developmental delay causing the child to not meet developmental milestones. Early intervention supports and services focus on teaching the parents and other caregiver's ways to help the child learn and participate in everyday activities. 2) Children's Rehabilitation Service (CRS) CRS District Office - 1610 Center Street Suite A, Mobile (251) 432-4560, Toll-free number: (800) 879-8163, TTY (800) 499-1816 Children's Rehabilitation Service (CRS) is a statewide organization of skilled professionals providing quality medical, rehabilitative, coordination and support services for children with special health care needs and their families. Every county in Alabama is served through a network of 14 community-based offices. This network provides specialty clinic and other services by physicians, nurses, social workers, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, audiologists, occupational therapists, registered dietitians, secretaries, and administrators. CRS staff members also work closely with local school systems to enable children with special health care needs to participate fully in school. 3) Vocational Rehabilitation Service (VRS) 2419 Gordon Smith Drive, Mobile (251) 479-8611, Toll-free number: (800) 671-6842, TTY: (800) 499-1816. Vocational Rehabilitation Service (VRS), the largest division within the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services, helps Alabamians with disabilities achieve independence through employment. VRS provides specialized employment- and education-related services and training to assist teens and adults with disabilities in becoming employed. In addition, VRS works with middle schools, high schools, junior colleges and universities statewide to assist students with disabilities in receiving appropriate educational opportunities. 4. State of Alabama Independent Living / Homebound Service (SAIL) 2419 Gordon Smith Drive, Mobile (251) 479-8611, Toll-free number: (888) 388-3245, TTY: (800) 499-1816 The State of Alabama Independent Living / Homebound Service (SAIL) provides specialized in-home education and counseling, attendant care, training and medical services to Alabamians with severe disabilities. The SAIL program has seven community-based offices located throughout the state to serve residents in all 67 counties. SAIL ensures the consumer can live as independently as possible at home and in the community through specialized programs."""

(334) 293-7500 or (800) 441-7607, www.rehab.alabama.gov

Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program

We are a part of the nationwide federally mandated protection and advocacy (P&A) system. ADAP's mission is to provide quality, legally based advocacy services to Alabamians with disabilities in order to protect, promote and expand their rights. ADAP's vision is one of a society where persons with disabilities are valued and exercise self-determination through meaningful choices, and have equality of opportunity.

(205) 348-4928 or (800) 826-1675, www.adap.ua.eduadap@adap.ua.edu

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind

1050 Government Street, Mobile, AL, 36604

Our Mobile Regional Office serves Baldwin, Mobile, Clarke, Washington, Monroe, Conecuh, and Escambia Counties. Some experts estimate that up to 20% of the skills learned in a lifetime are learned in the first five years. Regional Center staff members can give you guidance so that everyone around your child can be a teacher.

(251) 432-7777, www.aidb.org

Alabama Learning Exchange (ALEX)

50 North Ripley Street, Montgomery, AL, 36104

Multimedia, learning activities, lessons, and unit plans connected by Alabama College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) to promote deeper-learning competencies essential for success in college, careers, and our global society.

(334) 242-9594 , www.alex.state.al.us

Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network

1856 Keats Drive , Huntsville, AL, 35810

A statewide program of United Cerebral Palsy of Huntsville and Tennessee Valley, Inc. Alabama Respite's website offers information for caregivers and service providers wishing to learn more about our activities and programs. The website hosts an interactive database of agencies that provide respite services specific to Alabama's counties.

(256) 859-4900 or (866) RESTALA, www.alabamarespite.orginfo@alabamarespite.org

Alabama Muscular Dystrophy Association

700 Century Park South (#225), Birmingham, AL, 35226

MDA is a nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.

(205) 823-8191 or (800) 572-1717, www.mda.org/office/birminghambirmingham@mdausa.org

Alabama Parent Education Center (APEC)

10520 US Highway 231, Wetumpka, AL, 36092

We believe that parents have the greatest impact on their children's lives. APEC provides families with the training, information and support they need to help them ensure that their children become productive, well-educated citizens.

(866) 532-7660 or (334) 567-2252, www.alabamaparentcenter.comapec@alabamaparentcenter.com

Alabama Public Library for Blind and Physically Handicapped

6030 Monticello Drive, Montgomery, AL, 36117

The Library provides special format materials and unique playback equipment free of charge to those who qualify for the services. Books are checked out for a 90 day loan period and can be renewed once for 30 days.

(800) 392-5671 or (334) 213-3906, www.statelibrary.alabama.gov

Alabama Scottish Rite Learning Center

555 Eastern Boulevard, Montgomery, AL, 36117

Offering free dyslexia evaluations for Alabama children in 1st - 8th grade. The minimum age for testing is 7 years old. Also offerring free professional development for teachers in Alabama.

(205) 365-1640 or (251) 476-5300, www.alsrlcenter.orgsrdyslexiacenter@gmail.com

Alabama Special Education Services

50 North Ripley Street , Montgomery, AL, 36104

Through leadership and service, the vision of Special Education Services (SES) is to foster positive educational outcomes for all students with special needs.?

(334) 242-9700 or (334) 242-8114, www.alsde.eduvm@alsde.edu

ALL KIDS Insurance

201 Monroe Street, Montgomery, AL, 36104

A low-cost, comprehensive healthcare coverage program for children under age 19. Benefits include regular checkups and immunizations, sick child doctor visits, prescriptions, vision and dental care, hospitalization, mental health, substance abuse services, and more.

(888) 373-5437, www.alabamapublichealth.gov/allkidsALLKids@adph.state.al.us

AMBUCS

A charitable service organization dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities. Programs include providing Amtryke therapeutic tricycles to people with disabilities, funding educational scholarships for therapists and other community service such as building home access ramps and accessible playgrounds.

(800) 838-1845, www.ambucs.orgambucs@ambucs.org

American Sign Language University

A resource site for ASL students and teachers. Find information and resources to help you learn ASL and improve your signing. Join our Facebook Group at www.facebook.com/groups/Lifeprint.ASLU.

, www.lifeprint.com

ARC - Baldwin County

3650 South Magnolia Street, Loxley, AL, 36551

Services for intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. We offer 3 separate locations and options that can be tailored individually. ARC-BC promotes family unity with community support systems to enhance the quality of life of citizens with intellectual disabilities and/or developmental disabilities in Baldwin County. Our administrative office is located in Loxley. (see address); The Robertsdale Day Program located at 22860 McAuliffe Drive Robertsdale, AL 36567; The Foley Workshop program is at 209 E Fern Ave. Foley, AL 36536.

(251) 978-9125 or (251) 964-4451, www.arcbaldwincounty.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Assoc. (ADDA)

Information resources and network opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder lead better lives.

(800) 939-1019, www.add.orginfo@add.org

Autism Society of America

Providing advocacy, education, referral informtiaon, and community support at national, state and local levels through our strong nationwide network of Affiliates. Our contact center is open Monday through Friday from 9am - 9pm.

(800) 328-8476, www.autism-society.orginfo@autism-society.org

Autism Speaks

We are dedicated to funding research for causes, prevention, treatments and a possible cure for autism. Autism Response Team coordinators are specially trained to connect individuals and their families with information, resources, and opportunities.

(888) 288-4762 , www.autismspeaks.orgfamilyservices@autismspeaks.org

Baldwin County Public School System

Bay Minette, AL, 36507

Speech-language evaluations and therapy (if eligible) for children ages 3 and up. This service is available to children by law regardless of if they attend private, public or are homeschooled. Disabilities recognized include Autism, Deaf-Blindness, Developmental Delay, Emotional Disability, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, Orthopedic Impairment, Specific Learning Disability, Speech or Language Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury and Visual Impairment.

(251) 972-6860, www.bcbe.orgdfrenette@bcbe.org

Baldwin County Special Olympics

Bay Minette, AL, 36507

For more information please call the office or email Dawn Frenette.

(251) 937-0306 or (251) 972-6854 , www.bcbe.org dfrenette@bcbe.org

Buckaroo Barn

39821 Duffee Lane, Bay Minette, AL, 36507

Physical therapy specializing in hippotherapy as a treatment tool for children with disabilities. Hippotherapy is a therapy which uses the movement of the horse to influence the patient's posture, balance, strength, stability & sensory processing. The therapist can direct the movement of the horse, analyze the patient's response and adjust the treatment accordingly.

(251) 604-3904, www.buckaroobarnllc.combuckaroobarn@gmail.com

Camp Bridges

1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, 35233

Camps & educational programs at no cost for children, young adults, families in Alabama and neighboring states living with an organ transplant. We create a fun and educational environment for heart, kidney, liver and lung transplant recipients that encourage positive self image and healthy transplant living.

(205) 558- 2090, www.campbridges.orginfo@campbridges.org

Camp Mash

11081 Wanda Drive, Mobile, AL, 36608

A week-long recreational program offered at no cost for children ages 7 - 17 with a form of juvenile arthritis or related auto-immune disease. We have activities including fishing, swimming, ropes course, horses, archery, and arts & crafts. All activities and accommodations are fully accessible, and a medical staff team is on site around the clock. Camp MASH is open to children living in Alabama, Mississippi, the Florida Panhandle, and on a case by case basis other kids.

(251) 599-5688, www.campmash.orgcampmashmobile@gmail.com

Camp Seale Harris

500 Chase Park South (Suite 104), Birmingham, AL, 35244

Camps and local community programs providing diabetes education, encouragement, and friendships for children with diabetes and their families. It's a place where having diabetes is the norm and a place where you can compare and share stories with peers who understand. Children learn independence in managing blood sugar levels and medication, making healthy food choices, and being physically active. Physicians, nurses, diabetes educators, nutritionists, and pharmacists provide safe supervision along with trained adult volunteer counselors with diabetes. Programs and camps are at locations throughout Alabama.

(205) 402-0415, www.campsealeharris.orginfo@campsealeharris.org

Camp Smile

3058 Dauphin Square Connector, Mobile, AL, 36607

A residential summer camp for individuals with disabilities from 5 - 50 years old and their siblings. We offer a unique one-to-one camper-to-counselor ratio which helps campers adjust to life outside their normal routine and build relationships between campers and counselors. With specialized equipment, Camp SMILE offers swimming, boating, fishing, arts & crafts, horseback riding, zip-lines, archery and much more. Campers enjoy the freedom of the outdoors; families receive a much needed period of respite; and volunteers enjoy an unforgettable experience! There is truly no limit to the adventure!

(251) 479-4900, www.campsmilemobile.orgcampsmile@ucpmobile.org

Camp Smile-a-Mile

1600 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, 35233

We provide year round challenging, unforgettable recreational and educational experiences for young cancer patients, their families as well as young adult survivors from Alabama at no cost to the families. Our purpose is to provide these patients, families and survivors with avenues for fellowship, to help them cope with their disease, and to prepare them for life after cancer.

(205) 323-8427, www.campsam.orgsavannah@smileamile.com

Camp-Rap-A-Hope

2701 Airport Boulevard, Mobile, AL, 36608

The Gulf Coast's place for fun in the childhood cancer journey. Camp Rap-A-Hope offers a summer camp, teen weekend, sibling weekend, family fun day, deep sea fishing trip, winter exchange program, and hospital outreach program for children who have been diagnosed with cancer. These programs bring encouragement and hope to children with cancer and their families. All programs are provided free of charge, because cancer has been costly enough. Camp Rap-A-Hope has been providing these programs for children with cancer for over thirty years and our organization continues to grow and support the entire family.

(251) 476-9880, www.camprapahope.orginfo@camprapahope.org

Canine Companions for Independence

8150 Clarcona Ocoee Road, Orlando, FL, 32818

A non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.

(800) 572-2275 or (850) 522-3300, www.cci.orginfo@cci.org

Captains for Kids Special Needs Day of Fun

A free fun day on the water for kids with special needs and illnesses by providing: fishing charters, sailing excursions, parasailing rides, dolphin cruises and water banana rides. Most events have space for the parents and sometimes a sibling or two to tag along, however, some activities are more limited on space. All activities are free of charge. Captains for Kids offers these activities at many different beach locations and marinas in Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, Perdido Key, Pensacola Beach, Destin, Ft. Walton Beach and Key Largo, Florida. Each event has a maximum seating capacity so pre-registration is required for each person in order to give you a smooth experience and to provide a passenger manifest to the captain. We will be having this year's event on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

(850) 438-5555 , www.captainsforkids.com

CdLS Foundation (Cornelia de Lange Syndrome)

302 West Main Street (#100), Avon, CT, 6001

A family support organization that exists to ensure early and accurate diagnosis of CdLS, promote research into the causes and manifestations of the syndrome, and help people with a diagnosis of CdLS make informed decisions throughout their lives.

(800) 753-2357 or (800) 223-8355, www.cdlsusa.orginfo@cdlsusa.org

Center for Calm Living

150 South Church Street, Fairhope, AL, 36532

Testing services, psychotherapy, relationship, individual and family therapy as well as mindfully based workshops, events, and classes. We also offer a Yoga Alliance-certified yoga teacher training school, with 200hr Vinyasa yoga teacher training. Dr. David Kantra, Augusta Kantra, MS, LPC and Dr. Lacy Kantra.

(251) 928-5363, www.centerforcalmliving.com

Cerebral Palsy.org

Resources for all things related to caring for a child with Cerebral Palsy. We strive to be your ultimate resource for everything Cerebral Palsy. Our website and call center provides parents and caregivers non-legal help, information, guidance and extra resources. Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cerebralpalsyorg for community updates.

(800) 692-4453, www.cerebralpalsy.orgcontactus@mychildwithcp.com

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD)

Provides support and education for individuals with AD/HD. In addition to our informative Web site, CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting those with AD/HD.

(301) 306-7070 or (800) 233-4050 , www.chadd.orgaffiliate-services@chadd.org

Children's Harbor Family Center & Camp

1600 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, 35233

Our program provides children with serious illnesses and their families a place to be themselves - to have fun and relax, while also receiving no-cost services that make life a bit easier for the whole family.

(205) 638-6123, www.childrensharbor.cominformation@childrensharbor.com

Civitan International Research Center

1719 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, 35294

An interdisciplinary center focusing on the development of the mind-brain through education and research. CIRC is located on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham with the support of Civitan International - a volunteer service organization. Our mission is to improve the well-being and quality of life for individuals and families affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities.

(205) 934-8900, www.uab.edu/medicine/circ

Community Services for Vision Rehabilitation

29653 Anchor Cross Boulevard, Daphne, AL, 36526

A non-profit organization, helping those with low vision and blindness. The clinic provides professional evaluation by eye doctors (ODs and MDs), occupational therapists, ophthalmic technicians, computer specialists and also work in collaboration with state agencies and regional and national resources.

(251) 928-2888, www.csvrlowvision.orgvisionrehab@bellsouth.net

Community Services for Vision Rehabilitation

600 BelAir Boulevard (Suite 110), Mobile, AL, 36606

A non-profit organization, helping those with low vision and blindness. The clinic provides professional evaluation by eye doctors (ODs and MDs), occupational therapists, ophthalmic technicians, computer specialists and also work in collaboration with state agencies and regional and national resources.

(251) 476-4744, www.csvrlowvision.orgvisionrehab@bellsouth.net

Crossway Counseling Center, Inc.

27625 U.S. Highway 98 (Building A), Daphne, AL, 36526

A full Service Counseling Center assisting children and their families with the challenges presented by special needs. Our professionally trained counselors apply their knowledge of psychology and Biblical principles to serve individuals, couples, and families. The staff is trained to deal with a wide range of issues. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CrosswayCounselingCenter/.

(251) 626-7959, www.crosswaycounseling.orgcrosswaycounseling@att.net

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Mobile Chapter

200 Office Park Drive (Suite 115), Birmingham, AL, 35223

The world's leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. We fund more CF research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support.

(205) 870-8565, www.cff.org/Alabamaalabama@cff.org

Disabled Sports USA

451 Hungerford Drive (Suite 100), Rockville, Maryland, 20850

Providing opportunities for individuals with disabilities to gain confidence and fitness through community sports, recreation and educational programs. Helping those with visual impairments, amputations, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, head injury, cerebral palsy, neuromuscular/orthopedic conditions, autism and more.

(301) 217-0960, www.disabledsportsusa.orginfo@dsusa.org

Down Syndrome Alabama

1929 Canyon Road, Vestavia Hills, AL, 35216

We promote awareness, acceptance and advocacy for individuals with Down syndrome of all ages.

(205) 988-0810, www.downsyndromealabama.orgdownsyndromealbama@gmail.com

Dyslexia Therapy Referrals

Gulf Shores, Elberta, Daphne,

Please contact Holli Hinton, M.Ed., CALT, CDT, for references to private Dyslexia Therapist in the areas of Gulf Shores, Elberta and Daphne.

(601) 319-9332sail506@aol.com

Easter Seals Alabama

5960 East Shirley Lane, Montgomery, AL, 36117

Our organization consists of several community rehabilitation program sites and the world's largest barrier free recreational camp, Camp ASCCA. Easter Seals Alabama services include: Rehabilitation, Early Intervention, PT, OT, Speech and Hearing Therapy, Job Training and Employment, Child Care & Camping and Recreation. We provide services for people with disabilities and their families.

(334) 395-4489, www.easterseals.com/alabamainfo@al.easterseals.com

Eastern Shore Developmental Center

28150 North Main Street, Daphne, AL, 36526

We deliver pediatric developmental and mental health care that is: accessible to all, continuous, comprehensive, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate and culturally effective for ALL children with special health care needs. Children are often referred to us for: Autism Spectrum Disorders, AD/HD, Speech Delays, Cerebral Palsy, Social Delays, Cognitive Impairment, Developmental Delays, Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Down Syndrome, Enuresis/Encopresis, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disorders, Medication Management, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Sleep Disorders. Referrals are made through a child's primary care physician.

(251) 625-2400, www.easternshoredc.cominfo@easternshoredc.com

Emerald Coast Pediatric Sleep Consultants

400 Gulf Breeze Parkway (#204), Gulf Breeze, FL, 32561

We provide comprehensive sleep diagnostics and treatment services to children from birth to age 21 years. A philosophy of health and wellness is the foundation for treatment.

(850) 932-3830, www.emeraldcoastsleep.comsoniasmith@emeraldcoastsleep.com

Emmanuel's Place

211 North Cedar Street, Foley, AL, 36535

A specialized day care for Special Needs infants and children ages 6 weeks - 14 years.

(251) 209-5983, www.emmanuelsplace.orginfo@emmanuelsplace.org

Empowered Parents Support Group - 3Circle South Campus

10274 Highway 104, Fairhope, AL, 36532

A support group for parents with special needs children. Parents grow and fellowship together, focusing on the unique challenges that special needs may present. This support group is open to the community. Meetings are held on the South Campus at 6:30pm the First Friday of each month.

(251) 990-3112, www.3circlechurch.com/soarinfo@3CircleChurch.com

Epilepsy Foundation

8301 Professional Place East (Suite 200), Landover, MD, 20785

A non profit program with nearly 50 local organizations throughout the US. The Foundation works to prevent, control, and cure epilepsy through community services, public education, federal and local advocacy, and supporting research for new treatments and therapies.

(800) 332-1000, www.epilepsyfoundation.orgContactUs@efa.org

Epilepsy Foundation of Alabama

3929 Airport Boulevard, Mobile, AL, 36609

We offer education and support for those with epilepsy and their families and facilitate prevention and management. This includes providing services and programs for individuals and families; education and community awareness; advocacy for epilepsy issues and collaborating with other community resources in support of the mission of the people with seizure disorders.

(251) 341-0170 or (800) 626-1582, www.efala.orgalabama@efa.org

Equine Education Consultants

19818 Lawrence Road, Fairhope, AL, 26532

Equine Educational Consultants provides equine therapy to individuals affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD and Speech/Language Delays. Find us on Facebook for program updates.

(251) 747-8219

Especial Needs

1850 Borman Court, St. Louis, MO, 63146

An online selection of adaptive equipment, rehab equipment and therapy solutions for children and adults with special needs. Offering over 10,000 special needs products focused to mobility, sensory needs and independent living. Click on Funding to see a list of funding resources.

(877) 664-4565, www.especialneeds.com

Exceptional Arts Drama by Sunnyside Theater

63 Midtown Park East, Mobile, AL, 36606

Exceptional Arts Drama. Drama and Theater classes for adults and children with special needs ages 8 - 80! Exceptional Arts Drama provides fun and creative theater opportunities for children and adults with special needs. Roles are adapted to give each cast member the chance to showcase their unique talents on stage. Participants learn how to put on a play, memorize scripts, perform choreography, and role play during dress up as well as perform a full play at the end of the semester. Tuesday nights 6:00pm-8:00pm. $50/month.

(251) 510-1808, www.azaleacityarts.comazaleacity@mindspring.com

Family Support

1050 Government Street, Mobile, AL, 36604

We help families in South Alabama by offering emotional support, information, referrals, flexible financial assistance, and special project assistance, all provided through local area volunteer councils. An area council member must be an adult with a disability or a family member of a child with a disability. This results in a low-cost resource for families to help others facing the same issues.

(251) 438-1609 , www.famsupport.comgo@famsupport.com

Family Tree Chiropractic

8158 Highway 59 (Suite 106), Foley, AL, 36535

We specialize in pediatrics, prenatal, post natal, helping with common childhood challenges and general family wellness care. Dr. Jen Aliment is a member of EPIC Pediatrics, a chiropractic training program specializing in taking care of pediatric and special needs patients.

(251) 943-0569, www.familytreefoley.cominfo@familytreefoley.com

Family Voices of Alabama

1050 Government Street, Mobile, AL, 36604

Family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities. Through our national network, we provide families tools to make informed decisions, advocate for improved public and private policies, build partnerships among professionals and families, and serve as a trusted resource on health care.

(877) 771-3862, www.familyvoicesal.orginfo@familyvoicesal.org

Feingold Association of the United States

11849 Suncatcher Drive, Fishers, IN, 46037

Helping families introduce low-additive dietary programs for children with learning/behavior problems and chemically sensitive adults. The Feingold Association of the United States is dedicated to helping children and adults apply proven dietary techniques for better behavior, learning and health, and to generating public awareness of the role of foods and synthetic additives in behavior, learning and health problems. Online and telephone support is available as well as informational materials and several resources for families.

(631) 369-9340, www.feingold.orghelp@feingold.org

Focal Point Professional Services - Barry Swope, LPC

6642 Park Drive (Suite B), Daphne, AL, 36526

We offer ADHD and ADD assessments and related services. Our services also include individual and family counseling, conduct and emotional problems with adolescents.

(251) 625-6448, www.focalpointcounseling.combarryswope@mediacombb.net

Focus MD

28080 US Highway 98 (Suite F), Daphne, AL, 36526

A medical practice for kids and young people with AD/HD and related problems. Focus MD provides objective testing, medical treatment as well as behavior modification strategies.

(251) 517-9025, www.adhddaphne.com

Focus-MD, Inc.

2560 Old Shell Road, Mobile, AL, 36607

A medical practice for kids and young people with AD/HD and related problems. Dr. James Wiley started FOCUS MD so that he would have more time to devote to the diagnosis and treatment of these patients. Focus provides objective testing, medical treatment and behavior modification strategies.

(251) 378-8635, www.focus-md.com

Focus-MD, Inc.

2560 Old Shell Road, Mobile, AL, 36607

A medical practice for kids and young people with AD/HD and related problems. Dr. James Wiley started FOCUS MD so that he would have more time to devote to the diagnosis and treatment of these patients. Focus provides objective testing, medical treatment and behavior modification strategies.

(251) 378-8635, www.focus-md.com

Goodwill Easterseals of the Gulf Coast

2448 Gordon Smith Drive, Mobile, AL, 36617

Encouragement, Education and Employment to persons dealing with disabilities, low income, or other needs. Programs for families of youth with and without disabilities include free parenting classes, support groups, Child Development Centers, Early Intervention and preschool readiness in-home instruction, and teen recreational activities. Family outings are offered in a variety of community venues. Education (GED), Job Training and Employment, Medical Assistance, and an Adult Day Program are also available to families when needed.

(251) 471-1581, www.gesgc.org

Governor's Office on Disabilities

602 South Lawrence Street, Montgomery, AL, 36104

Visit our website for excellent resources and information concerning disability issues. Join our email list for updates.

(888) 879-3582 or (334) 293-7228, www.good.alabama.govmarlene.word@good.alabama.gov

Guide Dog Foundation

To improve the quality of life for people who are blind, have low vision, or have other special needs.

(800) 548-4337, www.guidedog.orginfo@guidedog.org

Gulf Coast Therapy

9890 Twin Beech Road, Fairhope, AL, 35532

A state-of-the-art outpatient therapy center serving Mobile and Baldwin County. We are committed to offering our patients a center of excellence for the treatment of pain and/or disability. Services include: early intervention, outpatient pediatrics and school-based therapy. Locations in Fairhope and Foley.

(251) 928-7312, www.gulfcoasttherapy.comfho@gulfcoasttherapy.com

Gulf Coast Therapy

21040 Miflin Road (Suite 1), Foley, AL, 36535

A state-of-the-art outpatient therapy center serving Mobile and Baldwin County. We are committed to offering our patients a center of excellence for the treatment of pain and/or disability. Services include: early intervention, outpatient pediatrics and school-based therapy. Locations in Fairhope and Foley.

(251) 923-0888, www.gulfcoasttherapy.cominfo@gulfcoasttherapy.com

Hope Outdoors

P.O. Box 1421, Chatom, AL,

We have a passion to spread the love of God and provide the fun of the great outdoors to those who have special needs. We provide opportunities for fishing, deer hunts, bird and turkey hunts, and other ways to get close to nature and enrich lives no matter the challenges life may have given you. All events are free to participants and their families. Meals, lodging and licenses are provided. Participants are responsible for travel to and from the event. Our Alabama Chapter event will be January 18 - 19, 2019. Apply online at http://hopeoutdoors.org/applynow. Visit us on Facebook for photos and event updates.

(251) 769-7974 or (251) 847-3935, www.hopeoutdoors.orgksansing15@gmail.com

Individual & Family Support

1050 Government Street, Mobile, AL, 36604

Providing financial support to families with developmental disabilities and head/spinal cord injuries. We help families in south Alabama help themselves, by offering emotional support, information, referrals, flexible financial assistance, and special project assistance, through local area volunteer councils.

(251) 455-6760 or (251) 209-0453, www.famsupport.comgo@famsupport.com

John 9:3 Foundation

22787 US Highway 98, (Building A), Fairhope, AL, 36532

Our foundation works to aid and assist those who are on the Autism Spectrum and their families, as well as identify and serve the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We provide resources to those in need through partnerships with existing Non-Profit Organizations, as well as pastoral counseling and in kind contributions.

(251) 298-7346, www.john93foundation.cominfo@john93foundation.com