Special Needs Scouting Program
Category Children & Adults with Disabilities
Grants Made in 2020 $192,584
Fitness/movement and specialty classes for special needs youth
Community service programs, including those serving the adult and youth special needs populations in therapeutic programs
Nights of Support program
Imagine University: training for communities and school districts to support youth experiencing loss
Applied behavior analysis (ABA) training for families of autistic children
Renovation of 4 residential facilities for developmentally disabled adults
Autism-friendly theatre performances
Power wheelchair for students with disabilities
Parent Infant Program
Chromebooks to serve learning disabled students
PALS Program: Creative arts therapy program for child/adolescent witnesses/survivors of domestic abuse
Grants Made in 2019 $126,149
Therapeutic support for bereaved children
Child life specialist
Handrails, upgrades, and appliances for house for individuals with disabilities
Security improvements and evacuation equipment
Parent Infant program
Arts therapy for children, victims of domestic violence
Grants Made in 2018 $251,550
Special needs primary care
Renovation of instructional rooms
Fitness equipment for disabled children
Transition disabled people to employment
Therapy, training, and program expansion
Arts access for the disabled
Assistive technologies program
Job skill classes
Infant and toddler program
Renovation of inpatient room
Grants Made in 2017 $134,400
Expansion of the Special Needs Primary Care facility which serves more than 1700 children with special needs, along with their siblings.
Vocational training equipment that allows adults with disabilities to learn skills and earn money.
Support for the Arts Access Program, which allows people with complex disabilities to participate in the fine arts.
Teaching social skills to children with autism.
Renovation of bathroom and new flooring at the agency’s two group homes in Summit.
Programs to inspire creativity, nurture confidence, and make the theater arts experiences available to all children, regardless of economic or physical limitations.
Early Intervention Program to provide comprehensive services for infants and toddlers with disabilities.
Infant-Parent early-intervention program for hearing-impaired infants and toddlers.