Special Kids, Inc.


Special Kids provides out-patient pediatric therapy including speech, occupational, physical, and recreation therapy as well as skilled nursing and social services for children with special needs. The grant requested in this application will be used to fund 45% of salary expenses 1 Camp Director, 1 Camp Director’s Assistant, 21 Camp Counselors, and 1 Nurse. (75%) 49 out of 65 children with special needs ages 6-25 will either maintain or demonstrate improvements in (1) physical functioning and (2) social functioning as a result of participating in Camp Ability. (75%) 18 out of 24 campers with special needs ages 12-25 who participate in our Life Skills Group will maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves independently whether in a group home or on their own through planned activities and outings.