Enable Special Needs Planning
Our incredible friend, Phillip Clark, has created a wonderful business specializing in helping those with special needs. Their team helps families plan comprehensively so that their loved ones with special needs can live purposeful, impactful lives every day, based upon their own unique abilities, dreams, and goals. EVERYONE has the ability to be impactful. Learn more at www.ENABLEsnp.com
Noah Homes is leading the way into the future for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. As a nonprofit Affinity Choice Community™ of more than 35 years, we have been pushing the boundaries of residential care, advocacy and collaborative services nationwide. In San Diego, we have 90 residents and 100+ staff committed to maximizing each individual's lifelong independence in a community environment that fosters dignity and respect as well as personal and spiritual growth.
Special Olympics Southern California
Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sports, health, and leadership programs. Through the power of sports, athletes become more independent, build self-esteem, and live healthier lives. They inspire people to open their hearts and create more accepting and inclusive communities. All Special Olympics programs are free to the athletes and their families. Learn more at www.sosc.org.
The mission of Laura’s Greetings is to generate awareness through creative opportunities for individuals living with disabilities. Every product is designed by individuals living with disabilities and a portion of every purchase goes to charities that support disability advocacy.
For more information, visit www.laurasgreetings.com
UC San Diego Adult Down Syndrome Program
At UC San Diego, this clinic serves as a regional resource for adults with Down syndrome and their families, caregivers, health care professionals, and others who share in their dedication to helping this population live happier and healthier lives. While there is no "cure" for Down syndrome, the clinic strives to develop therapies that will help people with this condition live longer, more independent lives. Find out about all of their active studies in adults with Down syndrome.
Save Down Syndrome
This year we became ambassadors for Save Down Syndrome, and are so excited! Save Down Syndrome is a soon-to-be nonprofit that aims to end the genocide, discrimination, and mistreatment of people with Down syndrome. Follow along at their page http://www.savedownsyndrome.com/ to get involved with our community!
Best Buddies California
Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). In California, our programs impact nearly 59,700 individuals with and without disabilities within the state.
For more information about our programs in California, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To be connected to our programs outside of California, please call: 305.374.2233
GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center’s mission is to change the way the world views Down syndrome through national campaigns, educational programs, and by empowering individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community. We offer free therapeutic and educational programming to individuals with Down syndrome and their families. With over 38 brick and mortar and pop up locations across the United States and Mexico, GiGi’s Playhouse is the ONLY network of Down Syndrome Achievement Centers. Every day, we provide FREE, life-changing therapeutic, educational and career training programs for 30,000+ individuals of all ages.
Down Syndrome Dental Resources
Taking your child who has special needs can be a daunting task for many parents and caregivers. Luckily, Dentably has provided an incredible dental resource guide to help families find the care that they need!
They have been able to create a thorough resource guide that they believe will be beneficial to other families with special needs children, teens or even adults who have gone through rough experiences at a dental office, or who won’t even go due to extreme fear.