Special Olympics North Carolina offers year-round sports training and competition for nearly 40,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. These athletes inspire greatness through their... Learn more »
Our vision is to see young adults with cognitive disabilities and autism who are ready to enter the work force, live independently and lead self-determined lives. There are more children than you... Learn more »
We endeavor to support and empower individuals and families dealing with special needs or extraordinary challenges through education, support groups, social events, resources, and personal coaching.... Learn more »
Our mission is to provide new stuffed animals to children who have been admitted to a hospital with a diagnosis of cancer, or have suffered a life-threatening illness or other traumatic condition.
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ACEing Autism, a volunteer-driven organization, provides the most effective sports-related intervention for children with autism by improving their social skills, motor skills and physical fitness.
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Camp Blue Skies provides recreational and social opportunities for adults 21 and older with developmental disabilities. Our camps focus on physical, mental, and emotional well-being through the... Learn more »
Next Step Clubhouse, formerly known as The Exceptional Foundation of Charlotte, is a non-profit organization where individuals ages 14 and over with intellectual and developmental disabilities meet... Learn more »
Extended Learning & Development: An innovative inclusion, afterschool and summer program that offers children with autism a balance of educational and social learning; individualized skill... Learn more »
We combine movement instruction with educational & medical expertise, creating new techniques to teach children with disabilities and enhance their quality of life.
Allegro teaches more than 800... Learn more »
InReach provides innovative housing, employment, community services and emergency financial assistance to support people with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities and their families.... Learn more »
Dream On 3 is a non-profit organization headquartered in Charlotte, NC. We provide over-the-top, personalized sports dreams to kids (ages 5-21) who are living with a disability or life-altering... Learn more »
A nonprofit thrift boutique that employs young adults with special needs (or, as we like to say, special talents). #Zthepotential
IMPACT OF COVID-19 - SPECIFIC NEEDS:
ZABS Place closed on March 16th... Learn more »
Autism After 18 was created to help young adults with autism progress toward independent lives, by giving them opportunities to interact in the community on a social, professional and educational... Learn more »
Best Buddies North Carolina is dedicated to ending the social, physical and economic isolation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). We opened in Charlotte in January 2017... Learn more »
ECAC is dedicated to empowering families and improving lives, particularly for North Carolina families raising children ages 0 to 26 with disabilities. We are an organization by parents for parents.
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