Elwyn’s Philadelphia Resource List for Autism and Special Needs
This listing is compiled by a network of Philadelphia professionals and families. The purpose of this guide is to share information about resources and in no manner whatsoever supports, profits or takes responsibility for the agencies, services, and individuals noted herein.
For resources, services and support near you, please visit the Autism Speaks Resource Guide, a comprehensive guide to resources, treatment, support & other services throughout the United States.
Shop our autism store for affordable autism and Asperger’s products, sensory toys, weighted vests, autism school supplies, oral motor tools, and more. We offer thousands of autism DVDs, ABA flashcards and tools, social skills curriculum, books, sensory integration products, fidgets, autism learning toys and games.
iCan Shine provides quality learning opportunities in recreational activities for individuals with disabilities. By creating an environment where each person is empowered to maximize their individual abilities, everyone can shine!
Autism Cares Foundation provides an environment that enriches the life experiences of an individual with autism whereby he/she can engage in the type of play and other activities that other people enjoy. Some of our present offerings include: music events, arts & crafts, bowling, bounce events, race events, movie at theaters, weekly physical fitness program, glee club, iPad enrichment programs and much more. The intent at each event is to encourage participation in the type of play and activities that others enjoy while providing this in a safe and secure environment.
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations. We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Operating on a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year.
Maximizing potential through personal commitment, collective talents and innovation, Elwyn supports individuals with diverse challenges in shaping distinctive, meaningful lives.Through partnerships with families, communities and government, Elwyn will be the provider of choice for people with diverse challenges.
The City of Philadelphia has integrated its behavioral health care and intellectual disability services into one comprehensive system. DBHIDS components provide services through a network of agencies while collaborating with the Philadelphia School District, child welfare and judicial systems, and other stakeholders.
With the help of legislation and strong advocacy, airlines and airports are making it more accessible for travelers with disabilities. This is a fully accessible guide to help you navigate the airports, with tips and tricks to make flying with a disability an easier, more enjoyable process.