Activities to Improve Health and Wellness

Dream Makers Youth Foundation

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Dream Makers Youth Foundation (DMYF) is a non-profit organization that provides community-based educational, recreational, and therapeutic services to children with special needs throughout Metropolitan Atlanta.   Dream Makers also has a handwriting program for children with special needs.  It's called "Rhythm and Writing"  and you can learn about it by clicking below:  http://www.rhythmandwriting.com/

Metro East GLRS

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During the summer months many parents want to find recreational or camp programs for their children. Sometimes it can be especially hard to find programs that accept children with disabilities or programs that are specifically designed for these youngsters. The purpose of this Directory is to help parents, educators, and other interested citizens in the Metro Atlanta area find such programs.

Neverland Adaptive Aquatics

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Neverland Aquatics was established to provide students with special needs and their parents the knowledge and skills to safely enjoy the water.  Their Adaptive Aquatics program is exactly what it says, Adaptive! Regardless of your student’s disability, all of the Adaptive Lessons are completely individualized based on need. 

Contact Georgia’s premier Adaptive Swim Program designed specifically for children, teens, and adults with disabilities today!

Acworth Horizon League

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The Horizon League provides children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities the opportunity to participate in athletic events, develop lasting relationships among their peers, coaches and parents and demonstrate to them that they are an important part of their community by creating an environment of inclusion for both the participants and their families. 

Lekotek of Georgia

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Lekotek facilitates successful inclusion in all aspects of life. Lekotek occupies a unique niche in the lives of kids with disabilities. It’s a welcome break from therapy. Yet through play, Lekotek promotes inclusion and frequent byproducts of play result in mastering therapy goals. 

Exceptional Kids Athletics, Inc.

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Exceptional Kids Athletics Inc (EKA) is a 501c3 non-profit organization for athletic programs and resources for children with special needs.   EKA’s vision is to give both the parent of a special needs’ child and the child themselves the same athletic experience that parents of typical children and typical children themselves experience when playing in a recreational sport.