Community Activities – Disability Specific

Summary

Our mission is to expand the capabilities, confidence, and quality of life for children and adults with disabilities by providing programs in dance, drama, creative writing, music, and visual art.

Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

ConfiDANCE is a welcoming and inclusive dance program. Our goal is to provide people of diverse abilities a place to gain confidence, develop new skills, and build new relationships, through music and movement. We believe everyone should have a chance to dance!

Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age
Summary

A prom-like experience designed to celebrate kids, teens, and adults with special needs. Participation is completely free of charge, and includes dresses, tuxedos, make-up, hairstyling, jewelry, corsages and boutonnieres, limo rides, a walk down the carpet with a cheering crowd, photography, a gift bag, snacks, and a night of dancing!

Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

The Dandy Dancers are a long-standing group of special needs adults who get together once a month for a night of music, dancing, socializing, and healthy snacking. The dance is coordinated by volunteers committed to providing a positive social activity that participants look forward to each month. Each dance has a theme, such as New Year’s, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Spring, Prom, Sports Day, Sock Hop, etc. There is a $5 entry fee for Dancers. The dances are held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4100 Nakoma Road, Madison, WI.

Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

myTEAM TRIUMPH creates a teamwork approach of endurance athletics, provides specialized race equipment, facilitates training runs and lends race day support so people of all abilities can come together as a team in endurance events.

Summary

Athletes are the heart of Special Olympics. Our athletes are children and adults with intellectual disabilities from all around the world, with more than 9,000 in Wisconsin. They are finding success, joy and friendship as part of our global community. They’re also having lots of fun!

Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

Developed in 2008, the Rec Programs are for individuals with developmental disabilities that are 16+ years old. Rock & Green Rec gives each individual opportunities to have fun and increase their socialization, develop friendships, and stay active in their community.

Ages Served
High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

Enhancing quality of life with accessible, year-round recreation and enrichment opportunities for all. Adapted Recreation program at https://www.mscr.org/our-programs/adapted-recreation. Inclusion services at https://www.mscr.org/registration/inclusion-services.

Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

We provide support, education and advocacy to individuals with Autism, their families and the community in south central and south western WI.

Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
Birth – 2 years old, 3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

The New Beginnings Club is a weekly social program for adults with disabilities! Join us at Neighborhood House every Friday (starting 2/18/22) from 10 AM-12 PM for food, fun, games, and activities!

Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults