Local Resources

Advanced Child Behavior Solutions is an organization that provides and develops the practice of Applied Behavioral Analysis on children

Advanced Speech & Language Associates is an LLC that provides pediatric services from infancy through adolescence in the Reno/Sparks area

Alzheimer's Association offers resources and support groups for caregivers

Autism Speaks is a therapeutic social group. Contact Shirley Luce for more inforamation

Best Buddies offers peer-to-peer activities, events and network for people with disabilities

Camp Lotsafun provides recreational, therapeutic, and educational opportunities for individuals with disabilities

Children In Motion specializes in pediatric occupational, physical and speech therapy

Disabled Sports, USA is a national organization that provides affordable, inclusive physical and recreational activities to individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities

Early Childhood Spedial Education Library provides resources to families, professionals, educators, and staff working with young children with disabilities. This library contains hundreds of books, articles, DVDs and other materials regarding children, families, disabilities, early intervention, special needs, Down snydrome, Autism, education and more. The library is available for use statewide

Family TIES of Nevada is a family-to-family health information center that provides information, education, training, outreach, and peer support at no cost to families of children and youth with special healthcare needs and the professionals who serve them

FEAT of the Carson Valley Families for Effective Autism Treatment offers a network of support for families to meet and discuss issues surrounding autism and treatment options. Families meet the first Saturday of each month

Jump Man Jump offers an indoor facility to "get your jump on!" and provides giant inflatable amusements and a trained staff for any outdoor event

Kelderman Klassy Glass is a microenterprise of Kailin Kelderman, a young woman from the Reno area with Down syndrome. Kailin creates beautiful fused glass jewelry and art 

Little One's Swim provides a safe, fun, creative and child friendly environment to those who are learning how to explore water and learn basic swimming techniques

Nevada's Care Connection: Aging and Disabilities Resource Centers (ADRC) is an online resource guide for seniors, people with disabilities, caregivers, and service providers

Nevada Center For Excellence in Disabilities (NCED) works with consumers, agencies and programs to assist Nevadans with disabilities of all ages to be independent and productive citizens who are included in their communities. NCED offers referrals and resources for people with disabilities

Nevada Disability Advocacy and Law Center  is a private, state-wide, nonprofit organization that serves as Nevada's federally mandated protection and advocacy system for human, legal, and service rights for individuals with disabilities

Nevada Dual Sensory Impairment Project provides statewide technical assistance to support parents, service providers, and other service agencies in meeting the education needs of children who have dual sensory imparements 

Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS) is a statewide family-centered, community-based, comprehensive, interagency service delivery system for infants and toddlers with disabilities or delays in their development. 

Nevada PEP empowers families to be life-long advocates for their children through education and skill building 

Note-Ables provides inclusive music programs and music therapy services for children and adults of all ages and abilities

Positive Behavior Support is a network of professionals, parents, and community members that are committed to building a sustainable culture that values and implements quality positive behavior  

Project ASSIST is Nevada's Central Directory for Early Intervention Services. ASSIST's purpose is to provide information, resources and referral services

RAIN, or the Reno Autism Information Network, is a group of parents who provide local resources and information to newly diagnosed families 

Sierra Speech and Language Group provides therapeutic sessions that emphasize communication and life skills at home and in the community 

Solace Tree provides support and education to grieving children and adults in Nevada

VSA Arts of Nevada focuses on providing arts opportunities for ALL Nevadans focusing on children and adults who have a disability, are disadvantaged, at-risk, or under-served by the arts