Category: Tampa Bay
21 & Change, Inc. is dedicated to ending the Down syndrome ‘syndrome’ through advocacy, support, and niche services in the Greater Tampa Bay-St. Petersburg area.
We believe in the value of all human lives and that all should have the opportunity to discover their full potential. We believe that everyone is born with the inherent right to freedom, to self-determination, to dignity, and respect. We believe in a day when our children will be seen as ‘differently-abled’ and not disabled. We believe there will be a day when we end the Down syndrome ‘syndrome’ and secure the full measure of civil rights for the ‘differently-abled’. We will not rest until what we believe is achieved.
Use promo code BRIGHT50 and get $50 in your new ABLE account! An ABLE United account gives Florida families a better way to save and care for their loved ones with disabilities, without losing any benefits. Save tax-free for future expenses while maintaining federal benefits with the help of family and friends. Must be a Florida resident at the time of application and have a qualifying disability with onset prior to age 26.
Children & Adults, Art education programs in schools and the community, promoting
the accomplishments of artists with disabilities with exhibitions and performances, and
increased access to the arts with professional development workshops.
The Autism Response Team is an information line for the autism community. Our team members are specially trained to provide personalized information and resources to people with autism and their families.
The City of Tampa is fully committed to providing equitable access to the City’s
programs and services. The goal is to offer its programs and services in a manner
helpful to those with varying communication and environmental needs.
Dr. Bailey believes in treating the whole person and her work with patients in both therapy and evaluations includes working with all involved in the patient’s life, including schools, psychiatrists and other providers. Bailey Psychology Group is here to help you get back to life. Melissa Bailey, PsyD, a licensed clinical psychologist in Florida, Arizona, Nevada and California (PSY17402), and her team provide their patients with a comprehensive array of therapy services with a personalized approach. Dr. Bailey specializes in psychological assessments for weight-loss surgery, autism spectrum disorders and psycho-educational assessments. In addition to assessments, she also provides cognitive behavioral therapy for adults, adolescents and children.
BASS takes a comprehensive approach to ABA therapy, which includes providing both center-based and community-based ABA services. Your child’s needs dictate the location and schedule of service delivery.
A premier pediatric therapy practice specializing in collaborative treatment of children
with varying abilities who struggle with speech and language, sensorimotor disorders,
gross and fine motor skills and challenging behavior.
Ages 8 to 22, Non-competitive recreational league serving Tampa Bay for boys and
girls with special needs. Each player is paired with a buddy to assist them as needed on
the field and in the dugout. The league fosters friendships and breaks down barriers
giving children with special needs the opportunity to play an organized sport.
Working with individuals to find and maintain employment within the
community. We help a diverse group of people (including persons with disabilities, veterans, and youth in transition) find employment of their choosing. Jobs are targeted to an individual’s abilities, health status and goals.
Serving bright students, grades 4 through 12th, who may have a learning difficulty or ADHD and students who thrive in a small, safe, and individualized setting. Providing students with a learning environment that facilitates the development of self-confidence, motivation, and academic skills and gives students the opportunity to achieve success.
Focused on prevention and early intervention efforts with an emphasis on assisting young children with special needs and their families. Inclusion Support Services are designed to support early care providers in making accommodations to support children with behavioral and developmental challenges.
Specializes in the funding and delivery of quality early childhood care and education and after-school programs and services to the children and families of Hillsborough County.
The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, Inc. is one of 30 Early Learning Coalitions in Florida. It works to ensure that programs and services are available to assist families with young children during their formative years. Through a variety of affordable and innovative early education programs, the Coalition serves more than 12,000 children ages birth to 5 years old and their families. Research shows that attending high-quality prekindergarten programs has a lasting impression on a child’s success in school and in life. Florida decided to put a stronger emphasis on education at an earlier age by developing the Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program.
A program focused on helping families find quality child care that fits their individual needs, as well as provide referrals to other organizations that may provide additional assistance for anything from food and clothing to car seats and other child safety equipment.