Offers social and recreation activities, physical therapy, and athletic opportunities for children and adults with disabilities and their families.
Maintains resource information on activities, opportunities, and other fun information for children and teens, plus important information and resources for parents.
White Mountain Adaptive Snow Sports School at Loon Mountain.
Inclusive arts programs: music, art, and dance/movement ther- apy for individuals or groups. CHAMPS after-school programs; staff will travel into the community.
Offers social skills, life skills and recreational programs after-school, weekend and during school vacation.
Year-round therapeutic riding, hippotherapy, equinefacilitated psychotherapy for children, adults and military veterans with physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social challenges.
Instructive horseback riding programs for people with disabilities.
Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports is dedicated to empowering individuals with disabilities through access and instruction in sports and recreation for life.
Athletic programs uniquely adapted to accommodate people with a wide range of disabilities. All programs are custom tailored to the diverse needs of individuals and groups.
Provides array of horse activities for children with special needs of all ages.
Trained professionals assist individuals with physical and mental limitations to achieve independence through a variety of therapeutic means.
Provides outdoor recreation opportunities in Massachusetts state and urban parks for visitors of all abilities. Free admission to state parks for indi- viduals with disabilities.
Empowering individuals with disabilities through year-round, statewide sports and recreation.
Offers unique programs for those with special challenges.
Saturday respite care, transitional program, school vacation program, summer day camps and Camp Paul overnight camp.
Provides physical, learning and recreational opportunities for children with special needs through horseback riding lessons.
Supports individuals facing physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioral and learning challenges.
Provides residential, clinial, family support services, day/vocational and social rograms to meet the needs of individuals of all ages with autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilites, aquired brain injuries, mental health issues, and other specialized needs.
A farm and nature-focused program for children, specializing in children with emotional/behavioral difficulties.
Offers assistance with general and educational advocacy, assistive technology, computer training, and a loaner program of durable medical equipment.
Agency services to families with special needs, including information and referral, financial assistance, PCAs,support groups, residential and day supports for adults.
Mission is to provide year round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and youth with intellectual disabilities in the Boston/Metrowest area.
UMass Lowell’s DifferenceMaker program sponsors sporting events for individuals with developmental disabilities with help from college athlete volunteers.
Provides recreation and rehabilitation programs including physical therapy, occupational therapy, therapeutic riding, swim and aquatics, speech therapy, early intervention, day care, and Personal Care Attendants.
Recreational and skill building activities for children and youth with disabilities summer camp, horseback riding, after school and weekend activities.
Ice hockey for people with intellectual disabilities. Registration is required. Weekly practice/games on Saturdays at eh Bog Ice Arena. Not sure? We allow a free three practice period. One and off ice volunteers welcome.
Social, recreational, sporting events, and activities for children and adults. Siblings and families are included.
Private ski lessons at Jiminy Peak Mountain for Mono-ski, 3- or 4-track, and adaptive snowboarding for individuals who are visually or hearing impaired or have intellectual disabilities.
We offer both mounted and immounted programs to individuals of all abilities, community groups, rehabilitative agencies and the general public.
Surfing with Smiles gives the chance for those with special needs and abilities to learn how to surf for free.
Team IMPACT tackles the emotional trauma and social isolation experienced by children facing serious and chronic illnesses by matching them with a college athletic team. Through a two-year therapeutic program hat complements their medical treatment, children develop relationships and skills that help complete the full circle of healing.
Provides people with disabilities opportunities that cultivate cre- ative expression, build peer relationships, and foster selfesteem through life-enhancing activities in the arts.
Volunteers offer free surf lessons to children and adults with special needs in June, July and August at Gooch’s Beach, Kennebunkport, ME. Call for details and to register.
Spectrum for Hope provides funding or financial assistance to families who have multiple children with special needs for thera- peutic, educational, or recreational opportunities, etc.
Unaversal design for fitness for people of all disabilities. Virtual classes available with memberships, complimentary 1st class option. Scholarships available.
Programs for children and teens with cognitive and developmental delays, Down Syndrome and autism spectrum disorders.
Dedicated to providing personalized songs for children and teens currently facing tough medical, physical or emotional challenges, free of charge.
Focuses on developing inclusive home and playground environments as well as recreational activities for children of all ages and abilities; pre-registration is requested.
A variety of programs include playground development, Ambassador running team, and loaner equipment for vacation and short-term usage.
Supports programs throughout Massachusetts so that children with special needs can enjoy the world’s most popular game on a weekly basis.
Award-winning zoo, home to hundreds of fascinating species from around the world. Handicap accessible. Open every day, except Christmas.
Strives to meet the needs of the community through music therapy experiences; uses the power of music to support personal and interpersonal growth.
Sailing programs encourage people with disabilities to be active participants by steering the boat and trimming sails. Outcomes include increased self-confidence and improved leadership skills.
Provides accessibility to social, recreation, education and pre- vocational opportunities to clients and respite for their families through day and evening/weekend programs.
Available 7 days a week and designed to provide a fun, safe, nur- turing and accepting recreational opportunity to families.
A center for therapeutic horsemanship specializing in mental, emotional, and behavioral issues for children ages 4-22. Hands-on activities and riding.
A hippotherapy program geared for children with special needs. REINBOW is located Churchill Stables at Huckins Farm in Bedford.
PATH Intl.’s mission is to change and enrich lives by promoting excellence in equine-assisted activities and therapies.
A program at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester specifically designed to encourage the educational and social enrichment and advancement of children with special needs.
Provides safe, fun and socially empowering activities for people with special needs. Events include sporting activities, holiday parties and the “Special Needs Prom.”
Instructive horseback riding programs for people with disabilities. Many offer a sliding fee scale. Provides listing of PATH Intl. programs throughout the state.
A nonprofit, fully accredited member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, offering private music and act- ing lessons, music classes, dance and movement classes.
Community sailing center in Boston’s Inner Harbor, provides year-round recreational and personal growth opportunities for people of all ages and abilities.
Offers summer programs for children with disabilities, a three-day program for child and parent to explore augmentative communication and custom-made adaptive equipment.
Focus is to give young people a venue to learn to work in a group, and improve their music skills while learning about the value and importance of social activism.
Offers community, home- and school-based recreational therapy and recreational and competitive adaptive sports. Adapted equipment available to rent.
Publishes a guide to over 200 accessible arts and entertainment opportunities throughout the state for people with disabilities.
Residential and day school for students with complex medical needs. Community recreation programs, after school and sum- mer day programs and hippotherapy.
Year-round adaptive sport instruction to adults and children with physical and cognitive disabilities.
A group of volunteers that come from all over New England to provide people with special needs a chance to experience the outdoors through adaptive ski.