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  1. Ability Center of Virginia
    Cerebral Palsy of Virginia delivers programs and services to children and adults with disabilities throughout Hampton Roads, the Peninsula, Virginia’s Eastern Shore and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Summer Camp Enrichment Program offered during summer months.
    Hampton Roads, VA
    (757) 497-7474
  2. Acquibob Farm
    Horseback riding lessons, pasture and stall boarding, horse and rider training, special events, holiday rides, and hay rides, wooden wagon rides. Spring/Summer Camps. Therapeutic riding program.
    3900 Saunders Lane Chesapeake, VA 23321
    (757) 484-9858
  3. Aid Another
    ​Aid Another provides inclusion programs that exclusively considers special needs families. Aid Another provides inclusive educational, cultural and recreational programs that are designed to improve quality of life, reduce isolation and enhance social settings. Aid Another is committed to building a network of support, advocacy and inclusion within our community that exclusively focuses on solving the challenges of special needs families.
    - Bringing the joy and benefits of dance and music to students with disabilities. The special needs dance program and special needs music class are designed for individuals with mental, physical and/or developmental impairments.
    - A special needs T-ball league, the Champions. This division provides the opportunity for children with special needs to pursue their dreams of participating in team sports.
    - Aid Another provides various educational opportunities and support services for the community and special needs families to be educated regarding various social, legal and supportive issues.
    - Partnerships with various photographers who have made the necessary accommodations to allow families to schedule a photo session that fosters to the needs of the family.
    - Facilitation of a vocational and lifestyle development program that focuses on solving challenges by implementing accommodations that encourage special needs individuals to engage in everyday work activities, improve quality of life by providing gainful employment and training, reduce isolation by encouraging social interaction with fellow employees and enhance social settings by offering a safe and supportive work environment.
    - Inclusive activities, camp experience, and special events in support of Aid Another programming
    Hampton Roads, VA
    (757) 718-7926
  4. AMC Sensory Friendly Movies – Hampton
    AMC locations in Hampton and Virginia Beach offer monthly screenings of popular movies with modifications for a sensory-sensitive audience. The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!
    AMC Hampton Towne Centre 24 1 Town Center Way Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 826-5400
  5. AMC Sensory Friendly Movies – Virginia Beach
    AMC locations in Hampton and Virginia Beach offer monthly screenings of popular movies with modifications for a sensory-sensitive audience. The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!
    AMC Lynnhaven 18 1001 Lynnhaven Mall Loop Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    (757) 486-5665
  6. Aragona Pembroke Little League
    Ages 4-16. Tee ball, softball, baseball and Challenger divisions are offered in both the spring and the fall.
    595 De Laura Lane Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  7. Arts Inclusion Company
    Arts Inclusion Company is a company where people of All Abilities are welcomed to participate in all aspects of theatrical arts.
  8. Autism Buddies of Tidewater
    Dedicated to providing respite to parents of children with Autism.
    Virginia Beach, VA
    (757) 461-4474
  9. Autism Society of Tidewater
    Resources, support and programs for families living with autism.
    Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia 5291 Greenwich Road, Suite 1 Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 461-4474
  10. Autism Society of Tidewater Virginia Community Group
    The Autism Society Tidewater Virginia is dedicated to creating connections, and empowering everyone through knowledge, advocacy, and supports to live fully.
    Hampton Roads, VA
  11. Baila Fuzion Dance and Creative Arts Center
    Classes for youth and adults including performing arts (dance and acting), Fashion, Tech, GEN Now (life skills) and more. Dance classes for students with special needs are available.
    2548 Virginia Beach Blvd #106 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
    (757) 328-3151
  12. Ballet Virginia
    Dance for ages 18 months and up. Dance with Me, Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater and Dance for Special Needs. Summer Programs for all ages.
    700 21st Street Norfolk, VA 23517
    (757) 446-1401
  13. Ballet Virginia
    Dance for ages 18 months and up. Dance with Me, Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater and Dance for Special Needs. Summer Programs for all ages.
    4314 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach VA 23452
    (757) 446-1401
  14. Centerstage Academy
    Private and group instruction for a wide variety of instruments and voice, as well as ensemble performance and recital programs. Mommy & Me, Preschool programs, Special Needs Programs.
    4030 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown, VA 23692
    (757) 890-0175
  15. Chesapeake Bay Academy
    Private K-12 school specializing in educating children with ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia other learning differences. Summer Camps available.
    821 Baker Road Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 497-6200
  16. Chesapeake Little League
    T-ball, Baseball, Softball & Challenger Teams for ages 4-18
    Chesapeake, VA
    757-652-0826
  17. Chesapeake Parks & Recreation
    Art, Camps, Cooking, Dance, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Special Needs, Sports, Toddler Programs, Summer Camps, Special Events & more. Homeschool Activities. After School Care available.
    Various locations in Chesapeake, VA
    (757) 382-6411
  18. Chesapeake Therapeutic Recreation Program
    The Therapeutic Recreation Program provides programs and social opportunities for individuals with disAbilities.
    Chesapeake, VA
    (757) 382-1328
  19. Chesapeake United Soccer Club
    Youth soccer ages 3 and up, including a program for young athletes with disabilities (TOPSoccer)
    Centerville Complex 1857 Centerville Tpke S Chesapeake, VA 23322
    (757) 271-8619
  20. Cinema Café Hampton
    Movie theater and restaurant. Birthday parties available. Sensory Friendly Screenings.
    1044 Von Schilling Drive Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 523-SHOW
  21. Cinema Café Pembroke
    Movie theater and restaurant. Birthday parties available. Sensory Friendly Screenings.
    758 Independence Blvd Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 523-7469
  22. City of Hampton Parks & Recreation
    Classes and activities for all ages, Before/After Care. Summer Camps. Many free and/or low cost events and festivals offered throughout the year from Hampton Parks and Recreation.
    Hampton, VA
    (757) 727-6348
  23. City of Portsmouth Therapeutic Recreation Program
    Recreation programs for all ages with various disabilities
    12 Grand Street Portsmouth VA
    (757) 393-8481
  24. City of Suffolk Therapeutic Recreation
    Recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities and special needs. Summer camp available.
    Suffolk, VA
    757-514-7264
  25. Cole’s Horse Autism Therapy Station (CHATS)
    A non-profit horse therapy center located in Yorktown, Virginia. Providing services through Movement Method and Horse Boy Method to families with special needs children in a natural, no pressure, judgment-free zone.
    100 Old Pond Rd Yorktown, VA 23692
  26. Community Outreach Coalition
    The Community Outreach Coalition is a nonprofit organization that ministers to low-income youth and children with disabilities through academics, athletics, and the arts. Childcare, preschool, before/after care, tutoring, summer camps, science programs, athletics, cooking classes, dance and step, performing arts, vocal lessons & more.
    The Legacy House 4901 Portsmouth Blvd Portsmouth VA 23701
    (757) 998-2309
  27. CP Warriors FC
    An athletic program for children with special needsm offered the 3rd Saturday of every month. Designed for children with limited mobility! This program is free of charge.
    630 79th St Newport News, VA 23605
    (757) 586-5001
  28. Dance Haven Trimble
    Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Acrobatics, musical theatre, combo, ballet & tumbling tots, class-dancers who are differently abled, teen/adult, homeschool 2+
    63 Wythe Creek Rd Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 778-5879
  29. DEFY Trampoline Park
    Indoor Trampoline Park - entertainment, fitness and sports facility. Offering fun jump sessions, summer camp sessions, and birthday parties
    825 Greenbrier Circle, Suite P Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757) 296-2001
  30. Down Syndrome Association of Hampton Roads
    A not-for-profit organization serving the needs of individuals with Down Syndrome and their families.
    Down Syndrome Association of Hampton Roads 6300 East Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, VA 23502
    (757) 466-3696
  31. EQUI-KIDS Horseback Riding Program
    Therapeutic horseback riding program for individuals who have mental, physical, emotional, social or learning disabling conditions.

    Summer programs are available for both the therapeutic riding participants and an inclusion camp open to the public. Campers must be able to follow verbal directions, have an interest in learning about horses and horse care, and be toilet trained. Each day campers will receive both mounted riding and ground lessons in order to learn proper horsemanship while having tons of fun! The camp will help to build positive relationships with fellow campers, equines, staff, and counselors.
    2626 Heritage Park Dr Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 721-7350
  32. Excalibur Gymnastics
    Gymnastics, Tumbling and Mommy & Me. Birthday Parties. Summer Camps. Classes and programs for kids with special needs.
    5816 Arrowhead Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 499-8258
  33. FACT Families of Autistic Children in Tidewater
    The mission of F.A.C.T. is to improve the quality of life for individuals with autism and their families in the greater Tidewater Virginia area. FACT sponsors social, recreational and pre-vocational programs for individual with autism.
    120 S Lynnhaven Rd, Ste 202 Virginia Beach, Virginia
    (757) 422-2040
  34. Families of Autistic Children in Tidewater
    Camp and social events for youth on the autism spectrum. Athletics include soccer, basketball, bowling and biking.
    Hampton Roads, Virginia
    (757) 422-2040
  35. Forward Motion Farm
    Horseback riding lessons and home to Untamed Spirit Therapeutic and Educational Program - a nonprofit therapeutic riding program.
    3943 Dawley Road Virginia Beach, VA 23457
    (757) 288-5999
  36. Green Run Little League
    Green Run Youth Little League including Challenger division.
    1837 Dahlia Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23453
  37. Grommet Island Park
    100% ADA Accessible Playground on the oceanfront. Beach wheelchairs are available for use at no cost (call to reserve).
    100 2nd Street Virginia Beach, Virginia
    (757) 385-1100
  38. Hampton Therapeutic Recreation Program
    Therapeutic recreation activities may include swimming classes, craft classes, trips, camps, adult programs, special events, and varied offerings every season.
    Hampton, VA
    (757) 727-6348
  39. Homeschool Plus
    Homeschool Plus is dedicated to encouraging Christian homeschooling families in their commitment to provide the best possible education for their children. Offering a full range of enrichment and academic classes for PreK - 12th grade.
    925 Ingleside Rd Norfolk, VA
    757-466-3477
  40. HR SportspleX
    Youth programs ages 2-17. Drop-in Soccer, Pickleball, Basketball, Nerf Dodgeball. Homeschool Athletic Programs and Teams for all grade levels. Sports camps and parents night out programs available. Home of the CP WARRIORS FC.
    630 79th Street Newport News, VA 23605
    757-586-5001
  41. Katie’s Kickers
    Swimming lessons for children that cater to individual swimmers' needs and abilities.
    Norfolk, VA
    757-942-5893
  42. Kay’s Acres, LLC
    Trail Rides, Horseback Riding Lessons, Mobile Pony Rides and Petting Zoo, Birthday Parties and Special Events on the Farm. Events for families with Special Needs.
    Kay's Acres, LLC 800 Lummis Road Suffolk, Virginia 23437
    (757) 932-0551
  43. Kelskids Special Needs Aquatic Programs
    Swim lessons, paddle board, surfing and aquatic safety skills for children and adults with special needs.
    Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    (252) 489-5589
  44. Learning Rx
    Brain training & cognitive skills testing for children and adults.
    633 Independence Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 226-0816
  45. Let Me Be Great Children’s Yoga
    Currently offering yoga classes for children ages 2-17 of all ability levels, and Baby & Me Yoga classes.
    Virginia Beach School of the Arts 3083 Brickhouse Court Virginia Beach, VA
    (757) 724-1533
  46. Master Hill’s Red Dragon Martial Arts
    Family-oriented fitness & martial arts instruction. (Inside Chesapeake Square Mall). Birthday parties and special needs classes are available.
    4200 Portsmouth Blvd, Suite 621 Chesapeake, VA 23321
    (757) 663-8441
  47. Mount Trashmore Park
    Public park with "Kid's Cove" ADA compliant playground, running trail, lakes, picnic areas, and skate park.
    310 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach VA
    (757) 385-7275
  48. Newport News Parks & Recreation
    Programs for youth available in Acting, Basketball, Boxing, Cheerleading, Cooking, Dance, Foreign Language, Gymnastics, Ice Skating, Martial Arts, Music, Sewing, Soccer, Volleyball, Yoga, Zumba. Not all programs may run during all sessions.
    Various locations throughout Newport News, VA
    (757) 926-1400
  49. Norfolk Parks & Recreation
    A variety of programs are available through Norfolk Parks and Recreation including computers, athletics, art, music and more. Birthday Parties available.

    New for 2021: Recreation, Parks & Open Space is offering an After-School Program this upcoming school year for Norfolk Public Schools students, grades K - 8, for select schools.
    Several locations throughout Norfolk, VA
    (757) 441-2400
  50. Ocean View Little League
    T-ball, Softball, Baseball & Challenger teams
    PO Box 8254 Norfolk, VA 23503
    757-401-2306
  51. ODU Mighty Monarchs Adapted Sports Program
    Old Dominion University's Mighty Monarchs Adapted Sports Program allows children with special needs to participate in athletics and is divided into two separate divisions: visual impairment sports, and wheelchair sports. Ages 3-16. Free Program.
    ODU Norfolk, VA
  52. P.O.W.E.R. (Program Of Wonderfully Exceptional Runners)
    An outreach running program designed especially for children with exceptional needs. A program of Tidewater Striders.
    Virginia Beach, VA
    757-288-7715
  53. Parodi’s Paradise
    Trail rides, riding lessons, girl scout badge earning and 4H projects to world level championship competition. Western, dressage, jumping all levels with over 30 years pro certified instruction. Lease, partial lease, work exchanges and package deals available. Kids can enjoy for as little as $10 a time. Ask about vaulting! Mom and me, therapeutic and simple safe basics. Home schoolers can learn history and do physical exercise at same time. Or just come out for a birthday party or wedding photo session.
    Friends Road Hayes, Virginia
    (804) 684-9936
  54. Peninsula Challenger League
    Challenger Baseball League - Baseball for special needs youth ages 5-18. May be up to age 22 if still attending school.
    Virginia Peninsula
  55. Performing Arts Academy
    Offering Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Ballroom, Dance for special needs children, Pilates, and Yoga! Summer Camp programs available.
    4402 Princess Anne Road, Suite 109 Virginia Beach, VA
    (757) 439-1218
  56. Plaza Little League
    Baseball, Softball & Challenger Teams, ages 4-18
    Chantry Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    757-463-5300
  57. Polkadot Play
    Opening April 2021! Polkadot Play is a sensory gym and learning center in Virginia Beach, Virginia serving all of Hampton Roads.
    1270 Diamond Springs Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  58. Scorpion Kenpo Jutsu
    Martial artist with over 40 years experience. Private instruction available in American Kenpo Karate, American Kickboxing, Combat jujitsu and Escrima. Individual instruction available for students with special needs and is tailored to the individual child.
    Virginia Beach VA
    757-618-5636
  59. Shining Stars Dance Academy
    Classes for ages 18 months and up! Styles offered: Mommy & Me, Baby Ballerina/Creative Movement, Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop (including Boys Only Hip Hop), Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theater, and Acro/Tumbling. Welcoming and accommodating for students of all abilities. Day time classes available. Homeschool classes available. Summer programs available.
    805 N. Battlefield Blvd. Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757) 204-4102
  60. Special Olympics Virginia – Tidewater Region
    Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
    184 Business Park Dr, Ste 202 Virginia Beach, VA
    (757) 962-1575
  61. Spectrum Parents Events
    Spectrum Parents Events is a nonprofit support group for autism families. We do everyday normal activities to over the top epic events, as well as share local resources, workshops, scholarships, support, retreats, free & affordable activities for everyone in the family.
    Virginia Beach, VA
    757-418-6049
  62. Speech & Swim
    Speech & Swim incorporates speech therapy and swimming lessons. Summer swim lessons and swim camps are available.

    We work with friends trying to kick those tough sounds like /l/, /r/, or /s/, following multi step directions, expressing an organized thought or story and social language skills. Whatever goal or area of weakness can be worked on in a fun, engaging environment while simultaneously strengthening swimming skills. All are welcome. We have many students without communication needs attend group or individual lessons to strengthen skills in swimming and stroke technique. Speech & Swim aims to build confidence both in and out of the water.
  63. Studio Seventeen Dance
    Studio Seventeen offers a full variety of classes in dance and tumbling! Classes for all ages and abilities including an adaptive dance class for children with special needs.
    15311 Carrollton Blvd Carrollton Va, 23314
    (757) 238-2064
  64. Suffolk Parks & Recreation
    After-school care, spring/summer camps, basketball, cheerleading, gaming, golf, hip hop dance, karate, soccer, tennis,swim lessons, birthday parties available. Therapeutic recreation activities and camps are also available.
    Various locations in Suffolk, Virginia
    (757) 514-7250
  65. Surfers Healing Virginia Beach
    Surfers Healing hosts regular day camps at the beach where autistic children and their families can be exposed to a completely new experience of surfing.
    Virginia Beach Oceanfront
    877-966-SURF
  66. Team Hoyt
    Team Hoyt is the inspirational story of a father, Dick Hoyt, and his son, Rick Hoyt, who compete together in marathons and triathlons across the country. Team Hoyt strives to help those who are physically disabled become active members of the community.
    1397 Laskin Road Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    (757) 288-6671
  67. The Little Gym
    Classes ages 0 - 12: Dance, Gymnastics, Sports, Martial Arts, Mommy & Me. Camps & Parties available.
    237 Hanbury Road East Suite 27 Chesapeake, VA 23322
    (757) 546-1001
  68. The Little Gym
    Classes ages 0 - 12: Dance, Gymnastics, Sports, Martial Arts, Mommy & Me. Camps & Parties available.
    3312 Princess Anne Rd, Suite 825 Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 368-6600
  69. Tidewater Learning Center
    Services offered include tutoring in all subjects, tutoring at the elementary, middle, high school, & college levels.
    Academic coaching, ACT/SAT prep,
    Educational therapy for learning disabilities & ADD/ADHD.
    Complete and partial Psycho-Educational Evaluations and Full written reports
    Parent and teacher conferences
    Advocacy. Seminars & workshops for PTAs & other groups.
    Study skills workshops and surf camps.
    3701 Pacific Ave., Suite 400 Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    (757) 437-0936
  70. Tidewater Piranhas Power Soccer Team
    Competitive power semi professional soccer team. Players can participate in travel events or only local events and practices. Anyone between the ages of 5 and 99 can play
    Hampton Roads, VA
  71. Todd Rosenlieb Dance Center
    Dance ages 2 and up: Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, Mommy & Me and classes for Special Needs
    325 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23510
    (757) 626-3262
  72. Triple R Ranch
    Triple R Ranch has been a summer camp in Chesapeake, Virginia since 1960 to offer a time-proven and quality summer experience for campers age 7 to 16. Activities include horseback riding, archery, laser tag and more for exciting, new experiences.
    3531 Bunch Walnuts Rd Chesapeake, VA 23322
    (757) 421-4177
  73. VIP United
    Family friendly club soccer that provides programs for children through to 18 and a full adult program too. There is a program for special needs children called TOPSoccer.

    VIP now has a State sponsored recreation program with children from 3 thru 10 yrs old. VIP also continues to have teams playing in competitive travel programs 10 to 18 yrs old.

    VIP is a non-profit organization who welcomes players from all cities to participate.
    405 Dunham Massie Drive Hampton, VA 23669
    (757) 478-2074
  74. Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation
    Classes, sports and activities for all ages. Many free special events open to the community. Summer Camps and Birthday parties available.
    Various locations throughout Virginia Beach, VA
    (757) 385-0402
  75. Virginia Beach School of the Arts
    Music and Art Classes, ages infant to adult. Preschool classes ages 2.5-5yrs old.

    Private instrumental instruction ages 4 - adult on piano, violin, voice, cello, voice, flute, clarinet, & saxophone.

    Preschool & elementary arts-focused theme summer camps. Homeschool Unlimited Programs for grades 1-6.

    Homeschool programs: Biology, Anatomy, Theater, Drama, German, French, Spanish, Art, Piano, Music, Violin, Handwriting classes for homeschoolers
    3083 Brickhouse Ct. Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    (757) 717-7187
  76. Virginia Beach Therapeutic Recreation
    After school programs, summer day camps, dance classes, fitness programs, aquatic programs and social/leisure programs, for children, teens and adults with disabilities such as Autism, ADD/ADHD, Down Syndrome, learning disabilities, moderate behavioral/emotional disorders, mild to profound intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, visual, hearing and/or physical impairments.
    Virginia Beach, VA
    (757) 385-5990
  77. Virginia District 7 Challenger Little League
    Challenger baseball for special needs youth ages 5 - 18 (up to 22 if still attending school) from the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and York County.
    Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and York County
  78. Wilkins School of Dance
    Dance class ages 18 months - adult, Camps, and Birthday Parties. Mommy & Me, Creative Movement, Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Pointe, Contemporary. Special Needs Classes available
    3750 Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 30 & 31 Virginia Beach, VA
    (757) 340-2177
  79. YMCA South Hampton Roads
    Multiple programs for Hampton Roads families including fitness and athletic programs for kids and families, toddler programs, swim lessons, arts and theater programs, preschool programs, before/after school child care, summer and out of school camps, teen leadership programs and more.
    Multiple locations throughout South Hampton Roads, VA
    (757) 962-5555
  80. Young Life Capernaum
    Young Life Capernaum in the Hampton Road's vision is to build friendships with kids with disabilities and their families and introduce them to the incredible person of Jesus.
    Virginia Beach, VA
    (757) 810-9857