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Lollipop Kids Foundation
Combat social stigmas, ease the financial burden placed on these families, offer emotional support and provide a brief respite so that every child with a disability has access to a hope and a future.
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202-640-2035


The League for People with Disabilities
Agency committed to offering annually more than 2,000 individuals with multiple, physical, cognitive and neurological disabilities the opportunities to gain independence through a comprehensive continuum of vocational, rehabilitative, educational, medical, wellness and social services.
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410-323-0500
1111 E Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD, 21239

Kennedy Krieger School
A wide range of educational programs and services to support the inclusion of children with special needs. These programs and services are offered through our nationally recognized day schools in Baltimore, Washington DC, and our partnership programs in public schools across Maryland.
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443-923-9200
800-873-3377
707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205

Kennedy Krieger
Internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with pediatric developmental disabilities and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system, through patient care, special education, research, and professional training.
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888-554-2080
707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205

Athletes Serving Athletes
a non-profit organization that brings people together to experience the joy, excitement, and thrill of competition. ASA offers innovative athletic training, supportive mentor relationships, and high quality endurance events for athletes living with disabilities. ASA uses athletic activity as a catalyst for personal development---improving physical fitness, increasing self-esteem and empowering challenged youth to meet their highest potential. We inspire all people to give of themselves and live more active lifestyles, pursuing a high quality of life and achievement.
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443-272-1204


Special Olympics
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for persons eight years of age and older with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.
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800-541-7544
410-242-1515
3701 Commerce Drive, Baltimore, MD, 21227

Oriole Advocates'
Oriole Advocates Challenger Baseball (OACB) program is a recently created part of the Oriole Advocates Charitable Foundation that continues the work the Advocates have provided for many years to local and surrounding-area Challenger League teams. Challenger teams provide an opportunity for players with physical or developmental challenges to participate in playing baseball to the maximum of their individual abilities.


Allied Sports
Allied Sports is a totally inclusive program that affords students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in interscholastic sports along-side their non-disabled peers.
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410-887-2328
6901 North Charles Street, Towson, MD, 21204

Baltimore Adapted Recreations and Sports
Baltimore Adapted Recreation and Sports (BARS) is a community based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing year round recreational opportunities to both children and adults with disabilities.
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410-771-4606


MarTar Swim School
MarTar Swim School specializes in providing quality, enriching swimming education that gives equal access for everyone to learn at their own pace and abilities. We specialize in teaching individuals with special needs, including children and adults with autism, down syndrome, ADHD, PDD, cerebral palsy and visual or audio impairments, how to swim by employing a variety of techniques including visual aids and sign language. We are committed to providing excellent instruction and a safe, compassionate learning environment.
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410-799-8887
6801 Douglas Legum Drive , Elkridge, MD, 21075

Rebounders
Special Needs Program is a sensory/motor/gymnastics program for children all ages with any minimal to severe physcial, mental, emotional, social, language or sensory challenges.
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410-252-3374
7 W Aylesbury Rd , Timonium, MD, 21093

Baltimore Saints Hockey
Baltimore Area Special Hockey, Inc. offers an ice hockey program for both children and adults with a traumatic brain injury or intellectual disability such as Autism and Down Syndrome. The program provides participants the opportunity to play ice hockey in an environment adapted to each of their ability. Special Hockey is not only recreational but therapeutic. It emphasizes social interaction, self reliance, concentration and willingness to adapt to new experiences with a sense of accomplishment and pride
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410-370-1818
1511 EastJoppa Rd, Towson, MD, 21286

Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks
The Department of Recreation and Parks is dedicated to providing quality recreational and leisure opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore County. Thousands of recreational programs, including individual and team sports, arts and crafts, social clubs and activities, and special events are provided through a cooperative effort with volunteer Recreation and Parks Councils throughout the County.
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Queen Anne's County Recreation
Sports Activities for Youth with Disabilities is a unique recreational program designed so that children with any type of disability can participate in sports, particularly if their disability makes it difficult for them to join other mainstream programs.
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410-758-0848
104 Powell Street, Centreville, MD, 21617

Calvert County Parks and Recreation
Provides opportunities for healthful, enjoyable, lifetime leisure activities to our entire community through a comprehensive program of recreational activities in the community centers, aquatic facilities, the public schools and the county parks.
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410-535-1600
205 Main St, Prince Frederick, MD, 20678

Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks
Primarily responsible for the provision of a comprehensive system of recreational programs for county residents and the preservation of valuable land in the form of more than 140 parks and sanctuaries.
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410-222-7300
1 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD, 21401

Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks
It doesn’t matter whether you’re a child ready for your first taste of organized football or tennis or if you’re an adult eager to experience a coed Whiffle Ball league. The Division of Youth and Adult Sports provides a wide array of athletic choices for all age groups


Howard County Recreation and Parks
Strives to deliver recreation and leisure opportunities that will improve the health and well-being of the community and to serve as model stewards of the environment by managing, protecting, and conserving our resources for a sustainable future.
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410-313-4700
7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD, 21046

YMCA of Cumberland
The Y's mission is to serve human needs through programs and services that promote lifelong personal growth and the balanced development of spirit, mind and body.
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301-777-9622
601 Kelly road, Cumberland, MD, 21502

Melwood Recreation Center
The Melwood Recreation Center is a beautiful 108-acre facility located on the Nanjemoy Peninsula in rural Charles County, Maryland. Operates four core programs: Camp Accomplish, an inclusive camp for kids of all abilities; Access Adventures, an assisted travel program for adults with disabilities; the Equestrian Program, offering therapeutic and general horsemanship lessons and trail riding activities to riders of all ages and abilities; and the Retreat Center.
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301-599-8000
5606 Dower House Road, Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772

League of Dreams
Provide all individuals, regardless of physical or mental capacity, the opportunity to experience the joy, challenges & personal growth from playing the great games of baseball & softball.
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410-719-1641
888-428-1118
1901 Clifden Road, Baltimore, MD, 21228

No Limits-Parkville adapted lacrosse
We are a lacrosse team. We play lacrosse. The description of our program as adaptive is a reference to the modifications that we have made to maximize the participants’experience. This is not unique to us. Adaptation has been the hallmark of lacrosse since French missionaries first discovered the sport being played by Native Americans.
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410-663-1805
7911 Elmhurst Ave, Baltimore, MD, 21234

Mid-Shore Challengers
Challengers is a program designed to help children with special needs participate in organized sports such as baseball, bowling and horseback riding. For more information use the submission form on the site.


Sensory Swim
Sensory Swim provides individual special needs swim lessons for children and adults with a variety of special needs.
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443-500-6894


Special Needs Kids Information, LLC
Here at Special Needs Kids Information, LLC, it is my mission to provide parents and guardians of children with special needs in the DC, Maryland,and Virginia area with information and a comprehensive list of doctors and specialists that have been most helpful to others.
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Ainsley's Angels
Ainsley'??s Angels are athletic ride-along programs created for children, teens, adults and veterans with disabilities who normally would not be able to experience endurance events such as triathlons or road races. To sum it up, we a??re a volunteer-based service that provides jogger chairs, bike trailers and rafts for anyone who is disabled (Known as Captains) and runners (Known as Angels) to push them in endurance events.
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000-000-0000


Disabled Sports USA
Providing national leadership and opportunities for individuals with disabilities to develop independence, confidence, and fitness through participation in adaptive sports.
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301-217-0960
451 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD, 20850

USA Paralympics
U.S. Paralympics connects communities and organizations that provide sports and recreation opportunities for people with physical and visual disabilities, with an emphasis on youth, injured service members and veterans. It’s about putting people and resources together – all across America. The goal: expand Paralympic programs into 250 cities across the U.S.
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Wish a Fish
The Wish-A-Fish Foundation's mission is to provide a little relief for a family from the daily stress of having a child with “special needs” such as a life-threatening illness, or a mental or physical disability, by taking the entire family out for a day of fun and fishing on the water.
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410-551-5024
1346 Brenda Road, Severn, MD, 21144

Keen
KEEN Greater DC is a nonprofit volunteer-led organization that provides one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities at no cost to their families and caregivers. KEEN's mission is to foster the self-esteem, confidence, skills and talents of its athletes through non-competitive activities, allowing young people facing even the most significant challenges to meet their individual goals.
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301-770-3200


The Studio of Dance
The Studio of dance offers classes for students age 3 to 103, from combo classes to competition teams and everything in between. *Demi Dancers for Special Needs: 45 minute class/ages 4-6 This program is designed specifically for children with special needs to introduce basic ballet and tap, concepts and terminology. Begin work on the barre, balance, coordination, poise and rhythm while having fun and building the foundations for future studies in dance.
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240-454-2584
9210 Wightman Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20886

Sea Affinity
SeaAffinity, Inc. is a life skills development organization that uses sailing and boating education as a platform for challenging and enabling youth and adults, including those impacted by disabilities, to realize their potential.
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410-812-3757


Montgomery County Department of Recreation
The mission of Montgomery County Recreation is to provide high quality, diverse, and accessible programs, services and facilities that enhance the quality of life for all ages, cultures, and abilities.
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240-777-6840
4010 Randolph Road,, Silver Spring, MD, 20902

Dream Catchers
a free program for children with various disabilities to participate in a baseball league. They encourage the whole family to play together. Once the league is over they have year round activities such as bowling, skating, parties and maybe going to an Orioles game.
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410-917-2023
1934 Sulphur Spring Road, Baltimore, MD, 21227

Spirit Club
Exercise and Nutrition are two elements of life that when properly managed, enable us to thrive physically, mentally and emotionally, allowing us to become our best possible selves. Our mission is to create socially inclusive and integrated opportunities for those who may need extra guidance and encouragement to learn to maintain and appreciate a healthy & active lifestyle.
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303-883-4364
10408 Montgomery Ave, Kensington, MD, 20895

Progressive Equestrian Therapeutic service, Inc.
Our 100% volunteer staff provides skill based riding and horsemanship lessons, free of charge, to Prince George’s County residents dealing with various disabilities.
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301-627-4308
14900 Pennsylvania Ave, Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772

Circle of Hope Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
Circle of Hope is dedicated to encouraging the physical and mental development of children and adults with developmental, psychological, or physical disabilities. Circle of Hope's equine-facilitated approach incorporates cognitive, behavioral, psychological, and physical goals to increase self-confidence, self-esteem, physical independence, and social awareness.
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301-916-2040
22500 West Harris Road, Barnesville, MD, 20838

Equine Therapy Associates
ETA offers lessons for individuals aged three and up, and focuses primarily on learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD, sequencing disorders, processing disorders, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, emotional disabilities, hearing impairments, mental retardation, MS, Downs Syndrome, developmental delays, strokes, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, speech impairments, and visual impairments.
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301-972-7833


Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation
We invite Prince George's County residents with disabilities to participate in the full array of classes, programs, and special events. The Special Programs Division provides Therapeutic Recreation Programs and Services for county residents with disabilities.
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301-699-2255
6600 Kenilworth Avenue, Riverdale, MD, 20737

Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating
Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) is dedicated to making the thrill of sailing a reality for physically and developmentally disabled individuals.
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410-266-5722
177 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD, 21401

Downtown Sailing Center
The Downtown Sailing Center provides quality education and life enriching programs that promote self-esteem and teamwork through the joy of sailing. The Downtown Sailing Center is committed to promoting an environment of inclusiveness and accessibility, especially to youth, persons with disabilities, and those with limited opportunity.
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410-727-0722
1425 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD, 21230

Playgrounds for Everyone
A community-edited guide to accessible playgrounds.


Blue Ridge Adaptive Snow Sports
Our mission is to enhance the lives of people with disabilities through adaptive snow sports and recreational activities. We achieve this by offering ski and snowboard instruction for people with disabilities at Liberty Mountain Resort in south central Pennsylvania in the form of visually impaired/DD, stand-up skiing, or sit-down skiing with the use of special equipment.
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717-642-8282
78 Country Club Trail, Fairfield, PA, 17320

Bridges at Worthmore
Bridges at Worthmore (formerly known as MATRA) is the therapeutic arm of Worthmore Equestrian Center, located in Kent County, Maryland. In operation since 2004, we have been improving lives through equine therapy.
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410-348-2055
11570 Still Pond Rd, Worton, MD, 21678

Surfers Healing
Surfers Healing is the original surf camp for children with autism, and we've been serving the community since 1996. Yet what we offer isn't a 'cure', or even 'traditional' therapy. It's a completely different sensation and environment for our participants. We give individuals a chance to encounter the waves, to challenge themselves, to try something new.
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877-966-7873


Bennett Blazers
Kennedy Krieger’s Physically Challenged Sports Program is home to the Bennett Blazers. Bennett provides year round, weekly exercise and sports programs for children with predominately physical disabilities. Bennett is located in Baltimore, but serves over a hundred children per year from Maryland, southern Pennsylvania and northern DC suburbs. The program focuses on developing abilities in very young children (about 2 years old and up) as well as providing competitive sports on a Paralympic model for older athletes.
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443-923-7844
3825 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21211

Ivymount Outreach
We offer services by highly trained staff to individuals, families and professionals. Our services include recreational, educational, and therapeutic programs, as well as, trainings and consultation across a variety of topics in the field of special education.
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301-469-0223
11614 Seven Locks Road, Rockville, MD, 20854

Team Up for 1
The Team Up For 1 Foundation (TU41) mission is to enhance the quality of life for children (and their families) with developmental disabilities, chronic and life threatening illnesses. TU41 engages the sports world by matching children with teams from every competitive level – college, high school and professional. Through MVP Ceremonies, team activities and endless TU41 programs – children and families leave behind their heavy burden and receive support and compassion to improve their quality of life. TU41 offers programs supporting parents and siblings as part of caring for the child.
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443-406-8841


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