Arya Foundation

The Arya Foundation Equipment and Family Support

The Arya Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization that provides funding for need-based adaptive equipment, tricycles, and toys to children with special needs in St. Louis.  We host an annual disability awareness family conference. 

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Special Education Foundation

Special Education Foundation Camp Funding

The mission of the Special Education Foundation is to assist children with disabilities served by Special School District in St. Louis County achieve success in areas not supported by tax dollars or United Way. The “Kid-to-Camp” program is one of the Foundation’s most successful programs. Through this program, the Foundation provides financial assistance to parents so their child can attend summer camp.

Service Area: St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Overnight Camps, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

314-394-7030
jeanine@sef-stl.org

11933 Westline Industrial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 – 3203

Judevine Center for Autism

Judevine provides support both in the natural home environment & in the community while addressing specific goals designed by the family and the Judevine team. They also provide social skills groups in a group setting to children and/or adults.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

1810 Craig Rd. Ste 109, St Louis, Missouri 63146

Gateway Tykes on Trykes

Gateway Tykes on Trykes

Gateway Tykes on Trykes is a group of local Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapists along with local families dedicated to providing adapted tricycles to children in the St. Louis area and surrounding communites by raising funds for and assessing for, proper fit of the AmTryke® therapeutic trike to children & others who are otherwise unable to ride a regular bike.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support, Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Short Term Care

Family Forward

Flexibility and support for families in an encouraging environment that gives children receiving respite care for positive social interactions with other children and adults. Family Forward moves vulnerable children in the direction of hope by delivering comprehensive therapeutic and educational services to support biological, foster, and adoptive families.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

9445 Litzsinger Rd
Brentwood, MO 63144

Behavior Intervention Services

Behavior Intervention Services provides a variety of services to individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities that reside in Missouri and Illinois. Our agency, founded in 2004, has grown to serve hundreds of individuals in the St. Louis and surrounding areas.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

2644 Metro Blvd
Maryland Heights MO 63043

American Camp Association

Camp Advisor and Resource Center

ACA offers expert advice from camp professionals on camp selection, readiness, child and youth development, and issues of importance to families. ACA helps you find the right camp for every child.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Overnight Camps
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Summer
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Both

All over the country

Family Advocacy & Community Training (FACT)

Family Support Services / People First Self-Advocacy

The FACT Family Support program is designed to help families who have a child with a disability as they manage life’s challenges. A Parent Support Partner visits you at home and give you emotional and practical support to help you access community services such as health care, special education, recreation, housing, caretakers, employment and finances, and more.  For adults with disabilities, FACT supports People First, a national organization that is run by, and for, people who have a developmental disability. Members of People First are empowered to self-advocate so that they can affect positive change at all levels of society.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

St. Charles & St. Louis County

EasterSeals Midwest

From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training, Easterseals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life’s challenges and achieve personal goals. We support over 5,000 children and adults with disabilities, empowering all to live, learn, work, play and advocate in our community.
Live: We provide a variety of individualized programs including Autism Services, Community Living Services, and therapy.
Work: We offer a variety of training and placement services that help people prepare for the workforce.
Learn: Our programs help children and adults learn basic functions and master skills needed to develop and thrive at all stages of life.
Play: We offer fun, supportive programs where children and adults can relax, connect with friends, and gain new experiences.
Act: Through volunteering, advocating, donating, and participating in events, we offer everyone an opportunity to be inspired and take action.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

11933 Westline Industrial Dr.
St. Louis, Missouri 63146

Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities

Challenges Unlimited Social Club

AADD provides support to adults of all ages with developmental disabilities, with an emphasis on those age 50 years and older in maintaining their independence and support them in continuing to be active members of their communities. Social Clubs is a large group socialization program that meets on Saturday nights and is open to adults age 21 and over with a developmental disability who reside in St. Louis City and County.  Activities include dances, bowling, movies, dining out, sports events, plays and musicals.  Challenges Unlimited is a group recreation program that meets after work and is open to adults age 21 and over with a developmental disability who reside in St. Louis City. Participants have the opportunity to participate in health and fitness classes, learn new skills, and attend community activities.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: Adults
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

2385 Hampton Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63139