Partner with us to help children with special needs reach their fullest potential. Together, we can relieve the hardship, provide the resources, and make a difference not only to the families that need it most, but the entire community around them for the rest of their lives.

Services for children with special needs

We need your support for our campaign to provide vital therapies and services to children with special needs who are unable to afford them. Your generous donations will help alleviate parent’s out-of-pocket expenses, cover the costs of therapy equipment and supplies, and provide essential food for children undergoing feeding therapy.

By contributing to this cause, you will make a tangible difference in the lives of these incredible children. Your donations will directly support families in need, ensuring their children receive the necessary therapies to thrive and reach their full potential. Your generosity brings hope and healing, enabling these children to overcome challenges and achieve their dreams.

Please donate today to support children with special needs and provide them with the therapies they deserve. Your contribution will bring brighter futures and transform the lives of these remarkable children. Thank you for your unwavering support.

New playground install from hurricane Sally destruction

We need your help to rebuild and improve a playground for children with special needs that was damaged by hurricane Sally. Your donation will go towards fixing and enhancing the playground, making it accessible and inclusive for all children. By contributing, you can give these amazing children a place to have fun, learn important skills, and make friends. Join us in turning their hardship into hope and making a lasting difference in their lives.

Please donate today to rebuild and improve the playground for children with special needs. Your support will create a space where they can grow, play, and connect with others. Together, we can transform their lives and provide them with a joyful and welcoming place to be.

New light install for Autism center

Your support is urgently needed for our campaign to replace 120 failing LED lights in the American Autism & Rehabilitation Center, a crucial facility providing therapies for children with special needs. Your donation directly funds the purchase and installation of new lights, creating a safe and optimal environment for their therapy sessions. By contributing to this cause, you make a profound impact on these remarkable children, enhancing their focus, visual stimulation, and overall sense of security. Your generosity empowers them to reach their full potential, fostering their growth, development, and well-being. Please donate today to bring light and transformative opportunities to children with special needs, ensuring they receive the essential therapies they deserve in a safe and nurturing environment. Thank you for your unwavering support.

The Liam John Ripp Memorial Fund

The Liam John Ripp Memorial Fund helps other children with special needs in various ways. This fund has provided the funds for new fencing for a playground for children with special needs, and now provides funds for therapeutic services to children who otherwise could not afford needed services

Gary Van Johnson Memorial Fund

In memory of Gary, a devoted member of the community, we invite you to continue making a lasting impact on children with special needs. Gary witnessed firsthand the transformative work of the American Autism & Rehabilitation Foundation during his lifetime. As he retired from IBM after thirty-three years and spent seventeen years as a member of Wachesaw East Golf Club, Gary understood the importance of supporting children in need. In honor of his memory, the family requested memorial contributions be made to the Foundation, ensuring that his legacy lives on through the vital services and support provided to children with special needs. Together, we can continue to make a difference and bring hope to those who need it most.