Special Needs Directory

. November 2, 2014.

Ann Arbor Figure Skating Club

2121 Oak Valley Dr., Ann Arbor 734-213-6768

www.annarbor fsc.org

The Ann Arbor Figure Skating Club is proud to offer its Therapeutic Skating Class for special needs participants ranging in age from young children to young adults. This class focuses on teaching skills at each skater’s individual level, while working to strengthen muscles, practice social skills, and create a sense of accomplishment and pride. We are the official training center for the Special Olympics Washtenaw County Skating Team.

Ann Arbor YMCA

400 W. Washington St., Ann Arbor 734-996-9622

www.annarborymca.org

The YMCA works to support members of all ages, races, incomes and abilities with the chance to engage in healthy community activities. Kids, in particular, can participate in swimming classes, sports teams, day camps, gymnastics, and other recreational and developmental activities.

Assistive Media

400 Maynard St., Ann Arbor 734-834-3034

www.assistivemedia.org

Their philosophical purpose is to heighten educational, cultural, and quality- of-living standards through the pure enjoyment of reading using the good and useful work of non-profit service.

Autism Collaborative Center at Eastern Michigan University

1055 Cornell Rd., Ypsilanti 734-487-2890

emich.edu/acc

The ACC serves individuals of all ages and ability levels with autism spectrum disorder and related neurodevelopmental disorders. They provide accessible, high quality assessment, intervention and referral services across the lifespan to enable persons with autism spectrum disorders to achieve their maximum potential.

Autism Connections & Disability Services at the Judson Center

3840 Packard Rd., Suite 170, 734-528-1692

www.judsoncenter.org

The Judson Center is a non-profit, human service agency located in South-eastern Michigan. They help children, adults and families improve their lives, despite challenges faced regarding developmental disabilities.

Care Transport

4180 Packard Rd., Ann Arbor 734-434-6786

www.caretransport.us

This family-owned business specializes in safe transportation of people in need. For more than 25 years, they have served as the major transporter for many hospitals including the University of Michigan and St. Joe Hospitals. Their goal is to provide patients, family members and aides, with safe, affordable and dependable means of transportation.

Comprehensive Early Autism Services

P.O. Box 7386, Ann Arbor 734-545-6335

www.autismtherapymichigan.com

Comprehensive Early Autism Services (CEAS) is a behavioral consulting firm that provides intensive, individualized home-based ABA therapy (Applied Behavior Analysis) for children with autism and their families living in the Detroit area. It is their mission to see each child that they work with reach their full potential in every area of development.

Creating Brighter Futures

3125 Professional Dr., Ann Arbor 734-926-0740

www.creatingbrighterfutures.com

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services are provided for children who are exhibiting developmental delays, or have already been diagnosed with autism or other developmental disorders. Their goal is to provide the skills, teaching environments, and learning opportunities necessary to improve the quality of life for each child in a center-based setting.

Danmar Products

221 Jackson Industrial Dr., Ann Arbor 734-761-1990

www.danmarproducts.com

Danmar Products works to improve the lives of people living with special needs by providing products including equipment used in therapeutic and recreational settings to enhance function and comfort. All of the equipment is manufactured at their plant, right here in Ann Arbor.

Ele’s Place

1582 Eisenhower Place, Ann Arbor 734-929-6640

elesplace.org

Ele’s Place is a healing center for grieving children and teens. The nonprofit, community-based organization is dedicated to creating awareness of and support for grieving children and their families.

Great Strides Therapy

14091 Scio Church Rd., Chelsea 734-428-7210

www.greatstridestherapy.com

Great Strides Therapy’s mission is to provide client-centered, outcome oriented rehabilitative therapy services for individuals with neurological or musculoskeletal challenges in an innovative, intrinsically motivating treatment setting.

Just Us Club

High Point School
1735 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor

www.justusclub.org

Just Us Club is a private charitable organization that provides high-quality, affordable, family friendly programs for children and adults with disabilities. Most of the participants have moderate to severe developmental disabilities.

March of Dimes- Michigan Chapter

455 E. Eisenhower Pkwy, Suite 75, Ann Arbor 248-359-1550

www.marchofdimes.org

The March of Dimes is working toward a future when all children will be born healthy. They offer health information to moms, moms to-be and help comfort families if something goes wrong. They research the problems that threaten our babies and work on preventing them.

Washtenaw Intermediate School District

1819 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor 734-994-8100

www.washtenawisd.org

Their mission is to promote the continuous improvement of achievement for every student while providing high-quality service to customers through leadership, innovation, and collaboration.

Washtenaw Learning Disabilities Center

5563 Crest Ct., Dexter

www.washtenawlda.org

Washtenaw Learning Disabilities Association is a local source for information about learning disabilities, support services, and instructional resources. Individuals with learning disabilities can benefit from a variety of services, including assessment, coaching, and therapy.