Early intervention services
Child development information
Information on how children learn
Communication skillstalking, signing,
Information on behavior
Movement and muscle skills
Eating and drinking skills
Thinking and playing skills
Physical therapy (PT)
Occupational therapy (OT)
Sensory integration therapy
What services are available in school and in
Special equipment and toys
Hippotherapy (therapeutic horseback riding)
Special camps and recreation programs
Grants for equipment
Programs to help with medical bills, Social
Security, respite services
Special education rights, rules, and regulations
Local, state, and national organizations with
information specific to your child's condition/s
Newsletters, magazines, books, articles, etc.
particularly useful resources...
5000 State Rd. 67 North
Martinsville, IN 46151
with finding a camp; inclusion suggestions.
Music Therapy Association
8455 Colesville Rd., Suite 1000
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Information on music therapy and finding a music therapist.
201 S. University
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Information, resources, and materials to help parents
teach and nurture their blind, visually impaired,
and multiply disabled children. Publishes the VIP
Companions for Independence
PO Box 446
Santa Rosa, CA 95402-0446
trained to assist and enhance the independence of
people with physical or developmental disabilities.
6625 North Sidney Place
Milwaukee, WI 53209
devices, switches, toys, "passport to independence."
Conductive Education Association (IACEA)
PO Box 3169
Toms River, NJ 08756
System of education for children and adults with physical
and multiple disabilities; teaches a positive approach
to learning which develops an active, independent,
motivated approach to activities and problem-solving.
Nielsen Materials Books and materials created by Lilli
Nielsen, internationally known teacher of blind
children, especially children with delays or additional
disabilities; feature Active Learning approach to
stimulate development in all areas.
109 US Hwy 90 West #170-312
Lake City, FL 32055
International (Mobility Opportunities Via Education)
1300 17th St. City Center
Bakersfield, CA 93301-4533
Movement therapy program for people with severe disabilities
to enable them to sit, stand, and walk more independently;
programs throughout US and international.
Center for Music Therapy
82 Washington Square East, 4th fl.
NY, NY 10003
therapy designed to help people with severe disabilities
communicate and move more freely; programs throughout
US and Europe.
American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA)
PO Box 33150
Denver, CO 80233
Information about therapeutic riding to enhance movement,
posture, and communication for people with physical,
emotional, and learning disabilities. Programs throughout
for Special Children and Enabling Devices
385 Warburton Ave.
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706
Toys and devices for children with physical impairments.
1660 L St., NW, Suite 700
Washington DC 20036
Dedicated to enhancing the independence, productivity,
inclusion, and self-determination of people with cerebral
palsy and other disabilities; affiliates in most states.