Parents of Special People, Inc.
A 501(c)3 charity benefiting the special needs community
"Making a difference for Special People"
Best Buddies International: Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
National Inclusion Project: The National Inclusion Project is a national non profit that is a leading voice for inclusion working with a “Who’s who” list of youth organizations – YMCAs, Best Buddies International, Boys & Girls Clubs, CampFire USA, 4H, the Arc – as well as many other local parks and recreation departments, community centers, and privately-run programs.
Abilities Expo: A National company that focuses on bringing regional Expos to the Special Needs/Disability community.
The Friendship Circle - The Friendship Circle is today's fastest growing Jewish organization for children with special needs. With over 79 locations worldwide the Friendship Circle has cultivated friendships between 5,000 special children and close to 11,000 teen volunteers.The Friendship Circle's unique approach brings together teenage volunteers and children with special needs for hours of fun and friendship.
Easter Seals New Jersey - Their mission is to enrich the lives of people living with disabilities and special needs, and those who care about them, by providing opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in their communities!
The Arc of New Jersey - The Arc of New Jersey is the state's largest organization advocating for and serving citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc of New Jersey is an affiliated chapter of The Arc, and community-based services are available statewide through our strong network of Local County Chapters.
Understood - Parents want the best for their children. We do, too. For the first time ever, 15 nonprofit organizations have joined forces to support parents of the one in five children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey.
Sharing the Weight - Sharing the Weight is a non-profit group based in Ottumwa, Iowa. The group’s organizer, Marci Prose, works with volunteers to create and distribute, for a small cost to help with shipping, weighted blankets for children with special needs. These blankets, which are stuffed with poly pellets, are typically valued at a cost of $100 - $450.
Cerebral Palsy Guidance - Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Their goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing necessary assistance.
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PoSP strives to provide current and accurate information regarding transition services for students with special needs.