For teens also faced with a severe life-limiting medical con- dition, the transition from childhood to adulthood can be especially challenging. Wish Upon a Teen offers creative social opportunities such as spa days, family outings, new room design and more.

Online database of articles written by parents of young children with visual impairments or multiple disabilities, as well as links to resources and ways to connect with other families.

A non-profit organization that helps children and young adults 21 years and younger with disabilities obtain medical equipment or services that is not provided by their insurance companies.

Website offers a comprehensive collection of Stories of Hope, patient resources, information about each step in the Transplant process, and links to support groups across the country.

Focuses on improving the quality of life for people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders. Services include a newsletter, peer support, and accessibility consultations.

Offers information on policies, procedures and what to expect at airport security specifically for passengers with disabilities who want to prepare for the screening process prior to flying.

Offers an information and referral service, legislative advocacy, technology initiatives and research programs to consumers and families of children with Cerebral Palsy.

A national, free service of mobile barbers and hairstylists who travel to residences and provide in-home hair care for people who are elderly or disabled.

The Maggie Welby Foundation offers grants for children and families that have a financial need for a particular purpose in- cluding help with bills, athletic opportunities, medical needs, or an opportunity that a child would not otherwise have.

Enhances the lives of children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses by matching them with college athletic teams to create a support network of laughter, strength and support.

Support and opportunities to individuals and providers im- pacted by a port wine birthmark and related conditions such as Sturge-Weber syndrome and Klippel-Trenaunay.

This initiative is spearheaded by the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW), to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and substance use disorders.

Volunteers offer free surf lessons to children and adults with special needs in June, July and August at Gooch’s Beach, Kenne- bunkport, ME. Call for details and to register.

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