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New Mexico Family Network


New Mexico Family Network provides information and assistance to families of children and adolescents with neurobiological, emotional and behavioral differences through a variety of programs and advocacy efforts throughout New Mexico.

Parent to Parent of NYS

(518) 381-4350 (800) 305-8817

Supports and connects families of individuals with special needs. The 13 offices, located throughout New York State, are staffed by regional coordinators, who are parents or close relatives of individuals with special needs. Provides support and education to children with special needs and their families.

The Advocacy Center

585) 546-1700/Toll free in NYS 1-800-650-4967

Center empowers individuals with disabilities and their families to advocate for themselves and realize their personal goals. Together we build strong, inclusive communities by increasing the ability of community members to support and value all individuals.

Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center (ECAC)


A private non-profit parent organization committed to improving the lives and education of all children through a special emphasis on children with disabilities by providing information, education, outreach, and support to and for families with children across the state of North Carolina.

Voices For Children


Support and programs for all ages across Tennessee, with major offices in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville.

Department Of Mental Health

Provides a directory of local resources in Vermont

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services


State and federal programs that provide a continuum of services from birth through life for Alabama residents with disabilities.

The Arc of Morgan County

(256) 355-6192

Offers direct programs for families and individuals affected by developmental disabilities while also providing direction on where specific services may be found.

K-9s 4 Kids

(334) 395-4489

Trains service dogs before awarding them to children with disabilities and special needs.

BrightStar of Birmingham,

(205) 868-2996

Trained care professionals who specialize in administering in-home pediatric care and can provide comprehensive case management and support for children with disabilities and special needs.

APEC - Alabama Parent Education Center

(334) 567-2252/(866) 532-7660

Special Families Project: We provide prevention services to parents of children with disabilities to assist them in parenting their children. We help parents connect with other families and community resources, thereby reducing parental stress and isolation.

TACA - Talk About Curing Autism

A national non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating, empowering and supporting families affected by autism. For families who have just received the autism diagnosis, TACA aims to speed up the cycle time from the autism diagnosis to effective treatments. TACA helps to strengthen the autism community by connecting families and the professionals who can help them, allowing them to share stories and information to help improve the quality of life for people with autism.

The Arc of Anchorage


The Arc of Anchorage helps Alaskans who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities or mental illness achieve lives of dignity and independence as valued members of our community. We offer a full array of services that cover the lifespan of the people we serve. In consultation with our staff, families choose the services that best meet their needs.

Stone Soup Group (SSG)

(907) 561-3701
Toll Free: (877) 786-7327

The SSG is a statewide 501(c)3 non-profit that provides information, support, training and resources to assist families caring for children with special needs. SSG is staffed almost entirely by parents or family members of a child with special needs, so they know the journey and are better able to help other families navigate through what is often an overwhelming and confusing process following a diagnosis or, at times of transition later down the road.

Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska

1-907-566-TROT (8768)

Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for children and adults who are living with physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. Our goal is to provide these individuals an opportunity for emotional and physical growth through horsemanship.



Reach has information, referrals, supports and services for children, adults, and families experiencing developmental delay or disabilities in northern Southeast Alaska headquarters in Juneau, an office in Haines, and staff in Petersburg, REACH also makes services available in other communities including Skagway, Yakutat, Hoonah, and Wrangell.

Raising Special Kids


Non-profit organization that provides support and information for parents of children, from birth to age 26, with a full range of disabilities and special health care needs. Programs are offered at no cost to families, and are available in English and Spanish

UPWARD Arizona


Offers therapies to children in five specific disciplines: physical, speech and language, occupational, music, and feeding and swallowing.

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