Palm Beach Bright Feats!

Bright Feats connects individuals with special needs to community resources.

Bright Feats is a free publication and website featuring a directory of medical, educational, and community providers. With Bright Feats, we aspire to provide accessible and up-to-date information to all of our families within the Palm Beach County Area.

Thea Chimenti
Bright Feats Directory
Palm Beach Representative

Featured Community Listings

The Arc of Palm Beach County | arcpbc.org
1201 Australian Ave., Rivera Beach, FL
561-842-3213
Providing quality services, education and advocacy for children and adults with
developmental disabilities and their families for the continuum of a persons entire life (birth to death). Services include prevention supports for young children, coordination of care for families, respite for parents, transition support, recreation, employment services, adult residential support and charter school options.

Easterseals Florida – Early Steps | easterseals.com/florida
Palm Beach, 561-881-2882
0 to 36 months – Early Steps is Florida’s early intervention system that offers services to eligible infants and toddlers (birth to thirty-six months) with significant delays or a condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Getting help early puts your child on the right path to learn and develop at their full potential. Check to see if your child is eligible.

Camp Shalom at the Mandel JCC | CampShalom.org
5221 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens & 8500 Jog Road, Boyton Beach
Contact Rachel Karpeles: 561-712-5226
Multiple programs for campers with mild to moderate special needs including:
Tikvah-a social, recreational program for ages 6-22, Inclusion Camp-for campers
with mild exceptionalities and their neurotypical peers in grades K-8, Summer
School Fridays-for children who attend Summer School Monday through Thursday,
and Avodah-for independent teens and young adults who desire a more vocationally focused summer camp.

Miracle League (Baseball) | miracleleaguepalmbeachcounty.com
Miracle League Games are held at: 1905 SW 4th Avenue, Delray Beach
Contact Julia Kadel: 561-414-4441
Ages 5 to 21 – Making it possible for children with physical and mental disabilities to achieve the dream to play ball. The field is complete with a cushioned synthetic turf to help prevent injuries, wheelchair accessible dugouts, and a completely flat surface to eliminate any barriers to the wheelchair bound or visually impaired players. Buddies serve to assist players.

Sugar Sand Park Community Center | SugarSandPark.org
300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton
561-347-3900
All Ages – The Community Center houses the Children’s Science Explorium
and the Willow Theatre. They offer Community Center classes, parent lectures, sensory-friendly movies, sensory-friendly Explorium times. Plus special events, carousel rides, and an all-access science playground. The park is free admission.

Featured Educational Listings

Step Up For Students | StepUpForStudents.org
877-735-7837, gardiner@stepupforstudents.org
Offering four scholarships including the Gardiner, Florida Tax Credit, Hope and Reading Scholarships. The Gardiner Scholarship allows parents to personalize the education of their pre-K-12 children with certain special needs by directing money toward a combination of approved programs and providers.

The Arc of Palm Beach County | arcpbc.org
1201 Australian Ave., Rivera Beach, FL
561-842-3213
Providing quality services, education and advocacy for children and adults with
developmental disabilities and their families for the continuum of a persons entire life (birth to death). Services include prevention supports for young children, coordination of care for families, respite for parents, transition support, recreation, employment services, adult residential support and charter school options.

Atlantis Academy | atlantisacademy.com
1950 Prairie Road, West Palm Beach, FL
561-642-3100
K – 12 grades, We provide a highly effective, individualized program for students with learning difficulties or learning differences, including autism spectrum and related disorders. Our students discover their strengths and unique learning styles and we provide the education and life skills to help them reach their potential academically and socially.

Featured Medical Listings

The Lending Closet – Clinics Can Help | www.clinicscanhelp.org
2560 Westgate Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33409
561-640-2995, maureen@clinicscanhelp.org
All Ages – Providing durable medical equipment and supplies, at no cost, to children with special needs. This equipment includes Adaptive Transit Strollers, Pediatric Positioning Systems, adaptive bath chairs and posterior walkers, just to name a few.

Falk Prosthetics & Orthotics | www.falkprosthetics.com
5180 W. Atlantic Ave., Suite 116, Delray Beach, FL 33484
2141 Alternate A1A South, Suite 130, Jupiter, FL 33477
561-495-5040, justin@falkprosthetics.com
A full service prosthetic and orthotic company, serving Palm Beach, Martin &
Broward counties. The latest advances in prosthetics and orthotics are utilized in order to provide our patients with the best care possible. We work closely with patients in all stages of recovery, which allows our patients to receive personalized attention.

VIP Kidz (PPEC) | vipkidzcare.com | info@vipkidzcare.com
Susie Mantilla RN, BSN/Admin cell 786-486-9513
West Palm Beach: Office 561-223-2670, Fax 561-634-3903
2500 Metrocentre Blvd. Suite 1, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Loxahatchee: Office 561-264-2722, Fax 561-634-3903
13475 Southern Blvd #150, Loxahatchee Groves, FL 33470
Ages 0 to 21 years – VIP Kidz is focused on providing services for children with special medical needs who require skilled nursing care whether it is intermittent, short or long term. Since each child has unique needs, we take the time to do a full evaluation, create a tailored plan of care that meets the state’s strict standards. Our goal is to help your child succeed medically, socially and cognitively.