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.
Children will be instructed on arena riding, games, interaction with horses, grooming, touching and tacking. Also offer Hip- potherapy with a professional OT.
Instructive horseback riding programs for people with disabilities.
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 thera- peutic means.
White Mountain Adaptive Snow Sports School at Loon Moun- tain.
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.
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 tai- lored to the diverse needs of individuals and groups.
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.
A farm and nature-focused program for children, specializing in children with emotional/behavioral difficulties.
Teaches sports to kids with disabilities alongside their friends.
Offers assistance with general and educational advocacy, as- sistive technology, computer training, and a loaner program of durable medical equipment.
Agency ser- vices to families with special needs, including information and referral, financial assistance, PCAs,support groups, residential and day supports for adults.
Equine-assisted occupational therapy, hippotherapy, and ther- apeutic riding lessons to enhance independence for adults and children with a disabilities.
Supported living options for young adults with special needs. Services include respite/family support, PCA, children’s intensive supports and information and referral. TILL Autism Support Center, Phone: 781-302-4835
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, be- havioral and learning challenges.
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.
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.
All inclusive sports program for any athletes, ages 4-22. We focus on team building, social skills, and sportsmanship. Athletes from all towns welcome.
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.
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.
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.
Uses soccer as a vehicle to teach life skills to individuals with de- velopmental disabilities. Builds self-awareness, confidence, and gross and fine motor skills—all while having a blast!
Surfing with Smiles gives the chance for those with special needs and abilities to learn how to surf for free.
Social, recreational, sporting events, and activities for children and adults. Siblings and families are included.
Programs for children and teens with cognitive and developmen- tal delays, Down Syndrome and autism spectrum disorders.
Focuses on developing inclusive home and playground environ- ments as well as recreational activities for children of all ages and abilities; pre-registration is requested.
Provides people with disabilities opportunities that cultivate cre- ative expression, build peer relationships, and foster self- esteem 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, Kenne- bunkport, 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.
A variety of programs include playground development, Am- bassador running team, and loaner equipment for vacation and short-term usage.
Dedicated to providing personalized songs for children and teens currently facing tough medical, physical or emotional challenges, free of charge.
A parent-led sensory gym giving children with special needs a safe, fun, indoor area where they can play and accommodate their sensory needs.
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, ex- cept Christmas.
Strives to meet the needs of the community through music thera- py 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 at two sites, Windrush and Liberty TreeFarms.
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 disabil- ities. Many offer a sliding fee scale. Provides listing of PATH Intl. programs throughout the state.
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.
PATH Intl.’s mission is to change and enrich lives by promoting excellence in equine-assisted activities and therapies.
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.