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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. 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
  3. Arts For Learning Virginia
    Arts for Learning Virginia is the leading provider of quality arts-in-education programming in Virginia. They offer an array of arts performances and workshops grounded in the core curriculum, residencies for children of all ages, and professional development in arts-integration techniques that improve students’ literacy skills, motivation to read, and ability to learn. Programs for children with special needs are available. Summer camp available.

    NOTE: Programs are provided online and within school and community programming throughout Hampton Roads.
    Arts for Learning 420 North Center Drive Suite 239 Norfolk, Virginia 23502
    757-466-7555
  4. Asperger’s Support TEAM of Tidewater
    Meet with local families that, like you, are dealing with Asperger Syndrome, ADD, ADHD, PDD-NOS or HFA for positive community support for adults, children, families, and friends.
    Chesapeake, VA
  5. Autism Buddies of Tidewater
    Dedicated to providing respite to parents of children with Autism.
    Virginia Beach, VA
    (757) 461-4474
  6. Autism Mothers Hampton Roads
    The purpose of this page is to offer support and understanding to anyone that has a loved one on the Autism spectrum.
    Hampton Roads, VA
  7. Autism Spectrum Love and Support – Hampton Roads
    This group is a Autism Spectrum support group for the Hampton Roads Va area!
    Hampton Roads, VA
  8. Blossom Behavioral Services
    Blossom Behavioral Services provides in-home ABA therapy to autistic children and their families on the peninsula.
    Serving the Virginia Peninsula area of Hampton Roads, VA
  9. Butterfly Effects
    Providing ABA Services, Parent Support and Care Coordination in all areas of Hampton Roads.
    Hampton Roads, VA
    (888) 880-9270
  10. Compass Youth and Family Services
    Compass’s mission is to provide quality behavioral health services to stabilize, strengthen, and support youth, adults, and families.

    Services available: ABA and Family Support, Intensive In-Home, Mental Health Skill-building Services, Crisis Intervention, Therapeutic Day Treatment, Parenting Support Services, Therapeutic Mentoring, Outpatient Therapy, Psych Testing, and Navigate: An Alternative to Residential, Intensive Care Coordination
    Hampton Roads, Virginia
    (757) 644-6391
  11. Comprehensive Autism Partnership, Inc.
    Comprehensive Autism Partnership, or CAP, Inc. provides ABA services and support to Virginia families .
    Hampton Roads, Virginia
    757-655-7274
  12. Disability Community of Hampton Roads – Virginia
    Facebook page: information and events in Hampton Roads Region of Virginia.
    Hampton Roads, VA
  13. Dominion Youth Services
    Providing Services including those focused on mental health, education, intellectual disabilities, and autism.

    Autism ABA, Community Based Mental Health, Educational Services, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services, Outpatient Therapy, and Private Day School.
    Hampton Roads, Virginia
    (855) 444-9838
  14. Endependence Center, Inc.
    The Endependence Center, Incorporated (ECI) is a consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, non-residential, private, non-profit Center for Independent Living (CIL) operated by and for individuals with disabilities in South Hampton Roads.
    6300 E Virginia Beach Blvd Norfolk, VA
    (757) 461-8007
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. FIN-Faith Inclusion Network
    Promoting awareness and inclusion of people affected by disability in our faith communities.
    Hampton Roads, VA
    (757) 282-8000
  18. First Home Care
    First Home Care provides Therapeutic Foster Care and a continuum of community behavioral health services that enable children, adults, and families to receive the care they need in their homes and communities.

    Tidewater Community Based Services include Crisis Intervention, Day Support-Group Day and Community Engagement, Individual and Family Outpatient Therapy, Art Therapy and Day Treatment services.

    First Home Care operates a private day school, Oyster Point Academy in Newport News, Virginia that services special education children with ASD and other disabilities.
    Hampton Roads, Virginia
    800-516-1918
  19. Hampton Roads Autism
    Hampton Roads, Virginia group for autism.
    Hampton Roads, VA
  20. Hampton Roads Disability / EFMP Families (Retired/Active)
    Group for all military families that have Special Needs. Admin shares info, events, resources, articles & more.
    Hampton Roads, VA
  21. Hampton Roads Homeschooling group for Spectrum Parents
    Homeschool group for parents with children on the spectrum
    Hampton Roads, VA
  22. Kiernan Speech Therapy
    Speech therapy for all ages
  23. Making Waves Speech Therapy
    Making Waves Speech Therapy provides in-home speech-language services in your home! Serving children of all ages in the Norfolk and Virginia Beach areas. Making Waves Speech Therapy specializes in articulation & phonological disorders, expressive-receptive language disorders, augmentative & alternative communication (AAC), neurodiversity-affirming therapy, and dual language learners.
    Your location - Norfolk and Virginia Beach
    (757) 453-4899
  24. Minds In Motion
    Minds In Motion is an occupational therapy practice providing quality care to children and families across the Tidewater area. Our mission is to help children develop skills that enhance their independence and support their overall happiness to function in all areas of life, including home, school, and play.
    Chesapeake, VA 23322
    252-922-0838
  25. Not An Autism Mom
    Local blogger focusing on Parenting with a Dash of Awareness.
    Hampton Roads, VA
  26. Recharge Respite Ministry
    Meeting the needs of the whole family through engaging programs for children and teens with special needs and their siblings, giving parents a day of rest.
    Hampton Roads, VA
    (757) 427-1500
  27. Social Building Blocks
    Social Building Blocks is designed for 3 to 6 aged neurodivergent children, focusing on developing and practicing social skills through purposeful play. Participants, and their caregivers, will be given the opportunity to engage with one another in a welcoming and inclusive environment, creating social connections with those in their community. During this program, participants will engage in structured play, music and movement, and arts and crafts activities, tailored toward turn taking, sharing, and building connections.

    Social Building Blocks is being offered at mutliple South Hampton Roads YMCA locations, and new sessions will be offered each month. Sign up today!
    Multiple locations throughout South Hampton Roads, VA
  28. Southeastern Therapy for Kids
    Providing OT, PT and Speech services in South Hampton Roads in Chesapeake, Norfolk and in the Kempsville, Haygood, and Great Neck areas of Virginia Beach.
    Hampton Roads, VA
    (757) 467-1900
  29. Special Needs parents of Virginia
    This is a group for parents of children with special needs who live in VA. This is a place for us to talk, vent, share resources and arrange meetings so that we can support each other.
    Hampton Roads, VA
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) Virginia Chapter
    REAL HELP NOW for children & families affected by autism. Empowering children with autism to reach their true potential.
  33. Thrive ABA Consulting
    Providing quality ABA services and family support to individuals & families affected by ASD & related conditions.
    5151 Bonney Rd. STE 107 Virginia Beach, VA
    (757) 222-1315
  34. Tidewater ASL Group
    We are a club that is dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of Deaf culture and ASL to the general public in the Tidewater, Virginia area. Our goal is to provide and promote opportunities for ASL students to improve their language skills in a safe environment by offering skill-building workshops, outreach projects, and social events.
    Hampton Roads, VA
  35. 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
  36. Top Tutor Diagnostic & Tutoring Services
    Diagnostic Evaluation - Achievement & Cognitive Assessment Services
    Tutor - Dyslexia and related Learning Disabilities, Instruction in Reading & Writing Skills, Study Skills, Seminar Leader & Published Author, Educational Consultant, Evaluator
  37. Virginia ABA
    Providing ABA and Mental Health Services in Hampton Roads, Virginia.
    1500 E Little Creek Rd, #204 Norfolk, VA 23518
    (804) 381-4664
  38. Virginia Autism Project
    The Virginia Autism Project (VAP) is a501(c)3 non-profit organization that focuses on educating, advising and collaborating with the autism community.
  39. Virginia Beach Homeschoolers for ASD
    We are a group of parents who homeschool our ASD children. We all know the importance of socialization when you homeschool, but it becomes vital when you have children on the spectrum.
    Virginia Beach, VA
  40. Virginia Food Allergy Advocates
    Our mission is to support the food allergy community with current information, a collective voice, and a venue to contribute to research.
    Virginia Beach, VA
    (757) 563-3662
  41. 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