Community

Below are some of our trusted partners, ongoing supporters and resources within the community:

Scottsdale Unified School District http://susd.schoolfusion.us/ Not only do we have our facility based on SUSD property, but the SUSD service learning students come out to Volunteer with our athletes.

STARS- Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services —STARS’ mission is to improve the lives of individuals with developmental and cognitive disabilities. www.starsaz.org

NOAH (Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health) — NOAH’s mission is to provide underserved communities with affordable, comprehensive and quality care with compassion. http://www.shc.org/medical-services/community-benefit/report-to-our-community/noah-neighborhood-outreach-access-to-health

National Miracle League www.MiracleLeague.com

National Charity League Mothers and Daughters Serving Communities Together http://www.nationalcharityleague.org/

Boys Team Charity —Dedicated to developing the altruistic spirit in young men by fostering the desire to give through participation in charitable activities that cultivate social, personal and community responsibilities.http://boysteamcharity.org/

Scottsdale Police Department.http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/police

Scottsdale Fire Department .http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/fire

Ability 360 Sports and Fitness Center (formerly SpoFit)–  to provide exceptional adaptive sports, recreation, aquatic and fitness programs that promote the independence, health and overall well being of people with disabilities and their family members. http://www.spofit.org/

Ability 360 Center (formerly The Disability Empowerment Center)–Empowering people with disabilities http://www.abil.org/disability-empowerment-center-information

Hope Group – Autism & Developmental Disability Services in Arizona since 1997, including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Early Intervention and DDD Services. http://hopegroupaz.com/ Or contact: Shelby Cairns, Care Coordinator: scairns@hopegroupaz.com

Kids Activity Market – Helps active parents find kids activities – alternatives to TV, iPads and video games. Match talents, search on-demand, reviewed and safe. https://kidsactivitymarket.com/

Down Syndrome Network – Our mission at DSNetwork is to educate, support and advocate for those in our community impacted by Down syndrome. DSNetwork achieves this goal through an open, supportive and collaborative network that connects individuals and families with needed resources and information. http://dsnetworkaz.org/about/ Or Contact: Jessica Blackwell, Volunteer and Program Coordinator: jessica@dsnetworkaz.org

Horses Help – Horses Help is a premier accredited therapeutic and recreational agency that serves the special needs population by providing activities to empower them to break through physical, cognitive and emotional barriers using a unique collaboration of horses and people within Arizona’s “Valley of the Sun”. http://www.horseshelp.org/

Arizona Disabled Sports- Arizona Disabled Sports offers two different types of programs which include adaptive opportunities for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Sports include archery, bowling, cycling, kayaking, soccer, swimming, track and field, basketball, and more! http://www.arizonadisabledsports.com/

SibLink – A network for indivduals (18 years and older) who have a sibling with a disability. They will provide a focus on advocacy, policy, service, and community. Please email Nikki at nicolezillmer@gmail.com for more information.

RaisingHope – Providing healing dog therapy to kids with special needs. www.raisinghopedogs.com karen@raisinghopedogs.com

MORIAH- Founded on the principle that every child deserves the opportunity to maximize their individual potential, MORIAH™ intends to collaborate with families, community partners, and professional service providers to fully satisfy this social contract. http://www.moriahus.org/us/

SNP- Silver Tree Special Needs Planning. Information and Advocacy for Parents, Professionals, and Care Givers providing for those with special needs. http://www.silvertreesnp.com/Special-Needs-Planning.8.htm

AZ Spinal Cord Injury Association– a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries. http://www.azspinal.org/

TRANSITIONS for the Developmentally Disabled – TRANSITIONS mission is to enable those with developmental disabilities to transition into a fuller, more independent life and integrate into the community. www.transitionsaz.org

Raise Your Band Inc.- Be safe, wear your emergency information at all times. www.raiseyourband.com

Sun Devil Trophy —Since 1986, Sun Devil Trophy has been serving Scottsdale and the Phoenix Metro with quality trophies. plaques, medals and awards. With over 20 years in the award and trophy industry, we have satisfied the perpetual needs of non-profits, companies and municipalities with employee recognition, milestone awards, retirement awards and other personalized gifts year after year.http://www.sundeviltrophy.com

Hands on Greater Phoenix– a nonprofit volunteer management organization. http://www.handsonphoenix.org/

Scottsdale Adaptive Recreation —The Parks and Recreation Department provides exceptional recreation experiences to enrich the quality of life for our Community. http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/sports/adaptive

Risk Assessment Group Background Screening and Information Services. http://www.riskassessmentgroup.com

MDA- Muscular Dystrophy Association–MDA is the world’s leading nonprofit health organization sponsoring research seeking the causes of and effective treatments for neuromuscular diseases. MDA research grants currently are supporting more than 250 projects worldwide. http://mda.org/

AZ Sunshine League– Soccer Program for individuals with special needs. Sundays 1:30-2:30PM at the Arizona Sports Complex (3555 W Pinnacle Peak) http://sunshineleague.webs.com/

Sky Kids-– Building Self Esteem and Confidence for special needs kids through flight. www.skykidsaz.org

Civitan Foundation — Civitan delivers tailored programs and services to meet the ever-changing needs of the children and adults we serve with developmental disabilities. They continue to expand their services to also include outreach, education and family support. Civitan provides safe, enriching, high quality programs that focus on education, nutrition & health, life skills, socialization, job training and respite for families and caregivers. http://www.campcivitan.org/

Wet N Wild Phoenix — Biggest and best waterpark in the valley! https://wetnwildphoenix.com/

Daring Adventures– Adaptive outdoor recreation to fit your needs- A non profit committed to improving your quality of life through the power of outdoor recreation www.daring-adventures.org

Detour Company Theater – Providing quality and authentic arts education and performance opportunities for adults with developmental and other challenges,  including deafness, blindness, and autism, through the magic and miracle of theatre. http://detourcompanytheatre.org/Detour2012/Welcome.html

Arizona Autism United– The mission of Arizona Autism United is to help as many local children and families as possible with individualized supports.They provide a variety of direct services includini speech therapy, ABA treatment, behavior coaching, parent training, social skills playgroups, respite care, and more.  www.azaunited.org 

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Phoenix -UCP of Central Arizona provides comprehensive services to individuals with disabilities and their families by providing physical and developmental support as well as educational growth which is the foundation for independent living. “Life without Limits”. www.ucpofcentralaz.org

Gigi’s Playhouse – An established series of Down Syndrome achievement centers. Serving children and adults of all ages, each Playhouse provides educational and therapeutic programs at no charge to families; and in a format that individuals with Down syndrome learn best. All programs aim to maximize self-confidence and empower individuals to achieve their greatest potential. www.gigisplayhouse.org

Dads 4 Special Kids (D4SK) -An organization dedicated to helping men that have a child with special needs in their lives. They provide an array of on-line resources, coupled with group activities, that include real life personal experiences from other men. www.d4sk.org

A-Chance-2-Play – Promotes athletic participation by aiding local athletic departments, youth sports organizations and special needs children to play. www.ac2p.org

Life Development Institute – Offers private residential, internationally recognized, and fully-accredited high school, college and career-focused programs for young adults with special education needs due to Learning Disabilities, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, Autism, and similar conditions.

Gompers – Provides a variety of services to individuals with special needs including a Private K-12 school, day training for adults, and employment services. http://gomperscenter.org/

Cortney’s Place – Innovative full-time day programs for the special needs adult community that challenge, stimulate and excite individuals as they increase their independence and personal productivity. https://cortneysplace.org/

Gateway Academy – A private K-12 school for twice gifted students with Asperger Syndrome. Gateway Academy offers students an academic curriculum that is challenging and structured; rich in its academic offerings, and nurturing in its approach to fostering personal growth, responsibility, and independence. The Gateway community: students, faculty, staff, and families, alike, work collaboratively to help students discover and develop their individual gifts and strengths, become self-advocates, and realize their full potential. A safe, thoughtfully prepared sensory sensitive environment encourages mutual trust, respect, and acceptance among those in its school community. http://www.gatewayacademy.us/

Lion’s Camp Tatiyee- Provides a residential summer camp experience in one-week sessions for individuals with a variety of physical and developmental disabilities. http://www.arizonalionscamp.org/

Joni and Friends- A Christian organization that provides a variety of resources and services to individuals of all ages with a variety of disabilities. They also offer an annual family retreat and have a wheelchair ministry. Please donate your old wheelchairs, walkers, and canes! http://www.joniandfriends.org/

We Rock The Spectrum – An autism-focused, indoor playground and kids gym that provides children fun activities and a sensory-safe environment. http://www.werockthespectrumscottsdale.com/