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Summary

Individuals who need assistance vacationing are encouraged and welcome to travel with Able Trek Tours. This includes individuals with developmental disabilities, the elderly, individuals with a mental health condition, and others.

Description of Services

Able Trek offers fully staffed and assisted tours for adults with mild to moderate developmental disabilities. Travelers must exhibit appropriate social behavior, have no major medical concerns, be at least 18 years old and display appropriate behavior toward property, themselves, and others. The typical Staff to Traveler ratio is 1:3 or 1:4. If a Traveler requires more assistance and/or supervision, we may require the guest to attend the tour with their own 1:1 support staff.

Phone
800-205-6713
Address
510 K St, Reedsburg, WI 53959
Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
Adults
Funding Sources
Private Pay, IRIS
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Summary

Adults of all ages and abilities are invited to socialize and enjoy a variety of board games at this monthly meeting hosted by Living Our Visions Inclusively (LOV Inc.) in partnership with the Sequoya Library. We'll have a selection of games on hand, but feel free to bring your favorites!

Description of Services

Sequoya Library is a public library branch with free access to the internet, books, media, and other resources. Children's area with play space (https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/kids/play-madison-public-library). Noise-canceling headphones and additional sensory tools are available for in-library use. Adult Board Game Night is specifically inclusive for all adults.

Phone
608-266-6385
Address
4340 Tokay Blvd Madison WI 53711
Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults
Funding Sources
Free
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Description of Services

Our Adult Social Group is a group for all adults on the Autism spectrum (no formal diagnosis needed).On the first Sunday of the month, we have a casual hangout via Zoom.On the third Sunday of the month, we enjoy some casual games with fellow members via Zoom in a relaxed, conversational atmosphere.

Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
Adults
Funding Sources
Free
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Summary

Ainsley's Angels is a non-profit that provides inclusive running opportunities for people with disabilities. They pair people with disabilities with runners who push them in local road races using special racing chairs. Ainsley's Angels ultimately aims to provide community, involvement, and adrenaline to people with disabilities as well as build awareness of the special needs community through visibility, advocacy, and education.

Description of Services

Pairs special racing chairs and abled-bodies runners with people with disabilities to create adaptive running opportunities for people of all abilities and identities

Phone
757-575-1783
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
Business Name
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.

Phone
608-241-2131
Address
1709 Aberg Avenue, Suite 1, Madison, WI 53704
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

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

Description of Services

We are dedicated to improving the lives of all who are impacted by autism by providing information, resources and support, while raising awareness and acceptance in our community. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.

Phone
(608) 630-9147
Address
437 S Yellowstone Dr, Suite 217A, Madison, WI 53719
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
Description of Services

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, leadership development, and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Phone
1-800-89 BUDDY (28339)
Address
100 Southeast Second St, Suite 2200, Miami, FL 33131
Funding Sources
Free, Private Pay
Summary

We believe the whole family needs to be supported to be successful.

Description of Services

The purpose of the Blue Crayon Foundation INC is to help create a community of acceptance for children with special needs.The Blue Crayon Foundation is committed to creating opportunities and experiences that children and families might not have in their everyday lives.The Blue Crayon Foundation will create partnerships with and educate the greater community about children with special needs.

Summary

In 2009, individuals with disabilities and their families in LOV Inc. worked together to identify a major barrier to creating fulfilling, community-centered lives. They realized they needed someone to help build a bridge into community life. Based on a desire to be valued members of a community marked by self-direction, independence, and meaningful relationships, the Bridge Builder Project was established.

Description of Services

Individuals with disabilities work one-on-one with Bridge Builder Project staff, known as Bridge Builders. Bridge Builders are paid staff who support individuals to identify personal interests, set goals, and make lasting, natural connections in community settings.The Bridge Builder Project is a unique way of receiving support. Since we began the original Bridge Builder Project in 2009, we have seen some truly amazing successes for adult project members. We are expanding, and the Bridge Builder Project is now designed also to support young adults in upper high school and community transition programs to prepare for the transition to adulthood

Phone
608-843-7906 ‬
Address
504 S. Brearly St. Madison, WI 53703
Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Funding Sources
Private Pay, CLTS, IRIS
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A three-and-a-half week sleep-away camp in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont. Campers live in cabins with up to 8 peers and 4 counselors. Our traditional New England camp program includes arts, outdoor adventure, ropes course, athletics, pool, lakefront aquatics, and much more!

Description of Services

Akeela campers are boys and girls completing grades 3 – 10 who are excited about a camp experience that supports their social growth. Many have been diagnosed with Asperger’s, NVLD or a similar neurodiverse profile. At Akeela, they truly belong and find lifelong friends. In addition to our camps for grades 3 – 10, Beyond Akeela prepares 10th – 12th graders for life after high school, with an emphasis on social skills, independence, college readiness and FUN! Family Camp is a one-week camp in mid-August for the entire family!

Phone
866-680-4744
Address
Winter Address (9/1 – 5/31):, 314 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, , Summer Address (6/1 – 8/31):, One Thoreau Way, Thetford Center, VT 05075
Ages Served
Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age