Youth / Children's Services
The 411 on Disability Disclosure
Publication from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability. A workbook for youth with disabilities.
Guidebooks that tackle key academic and finance-related issues. Many guides also address important student health and safety concerns, or help student groups with specific educational and career goals find the information and resources they need to succeed.
Behavioral Consulting company providing applied behavior analysis (ABA) with an emphasis on verbal behavior for children with autism spectrum disorders, language delays, challenging behaviors, and other developmental disabilities.
Blue Valley Recreation Special Populations Programs
Adapted and integrated leisure activities designed for individuals with special needs.
Brain Balance Achievement Centers
Assessments to understand the root cause and what is happening in the brain of a child with different challenges to identify exactly where the problems lie, then set a course that resolves the child’s behavioral and academic issues.
A camp for children living with Spina Bifida.
The Children’s Advocacy Project of Kansas City - Helping to bridge the gap between the many quality social service agencies in the Kansas City area and the families that need their help the most.
Helps families locate child care settings that are appropriate for their child.
Children's TLC Therapeutic Learning Center
Providing high-quality early intervention services to children with disabilities.
Children with Special Health Care Needs
Each state has a Title V program (funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau) that works to ensure the health of the mothers, women, children, and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs, and their families. Find the contact information for your state’s program.
A private, not-for-profit, multi-disciplinary clinic, serving special needs children and their families.
Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA Center)
Identify where to enter the system in your state. Your early intervention contacts include the coordinators for early intervention itself (known as Part C coordinators), the coordinators for preschool programs (known as Section 619 coordinators), and the ICC (Interagency Coordinating Council) contacts for the state.
Helping families foster the healthy social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of children in the community.
Sessions and activities in developing girls to women that will last a lifetime.
Resource in the Kansas City urban core for developing personal and life-skills in African-American young men to enable them to live socially productive lives.
Raising hope and possibilities to transform high-risk urban youth into tomorrow’s leaders.
Inspiring students with learning disabilities.
Joshua Child & Family Development Center
Supports programs designed to improve the lives of children and their families living with any or all of the following neurobiological disorders: Tourette Syndrome, Asperger Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Youth Services that included First Steps and Center-based Speech and Language, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nutrition Education, Family Education, etc. Specializes in Autism but services many other children with disabilities.
Provides parent training, informatino and peer support to help parents advocate for their child's educational services.
Missouri Youth Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities
A career leadership training program for individuals with disabilities ages 16-21.
National Orange Popsicle Week (NOPW)
Raising awareness of stroke in young people.
Resources for College Students with Visual Impairments
Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center blog.
To inspire and share the skills to bring girls from childhood to womanhood. Focusing on cultivating the minds of young ladies through community partnership, outreach and most importantly, their curriculum based mentoring program.
The young person’s guide to health insurance.
Variety Children’s Charity of Kansas City
Provides children with developmental disabilities the adaptive equipment and opportunities needed for activity and inclusion.
Dedicated to uniting college students with disabilities with access to higher education and employment issues.
Our highly skilled staff uses evidenced-based programs to serve hundreds of children and families each year who have experienced severe trauma or whose families are at-risk and need help.