External Grants & Scholarships
If you are aware of any organizations or foundations that are providing scholarships and grants to
children and families on the spectrum that are not listed, please contact us. We will add then
to our resource list for the benefit of those in need.
Equine Therapy and Camps
Equine Scholarships of @50- $500 per family
up to $5,000 for families with income less than $100,000 to be used for either therapy, medications
or safety devices. There are quarterly deadlines.
Booming with Autism.
Up to $2,000 for Therapies. Income cap of $60,000.
Bright Steps Forward.
Grants for children with neurological or developmental disorders in the Miami-Dae, Broward and Palm
Beach Counties o Florida.
Maximum $500 grants for rehabilitative therapy, assistive devices, medical equipment and sensory
Ezra B Smith Foundation.
Provides financial assistance for therapies and education of autistic children in middle income
families that live in the state of Utah.
Medical, Equipment Products and Devises
First Hand Foundation.
Grants up to $1,000. Expenses for treatments, assistive technology equipment and vehicle
Itaalk Autism Foundation.
educates on the beneficial uses of interactive technology for children with special needs and
provide grants for IPads.
Small steps in Speech.
Currently award grants for speech therapy and related products for families of children with
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. 888-577-3256.
Debt Reduction and Critical Living Expenses
Aid for Autistic Children Foundation, Inc.
To reduce the financial burden of poverty stricken and disenfranchised families and caretakers
coping with autism, through debt forgiveness.
Pervis Jackson Foundation.
For families in need. The Grants can be used for camp sessions, Parental respite, Cleaning
help, cooking help, Spa Day, urgent bills, and other parent needs.
General Non-Specific Use
Anchor of Hope Foundation.
Christian Organization providing financial and spiritual hope to families with developmental
disabilities. $250 per family.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation.
Provides financial scholarships for Equine, swimming and summer camp and I pads and Holiday
gift cards for families on the spectrum who are in distress. A great organization with a proven
Contact: email@example.com. 877-806-0635.
Giving Angels Foundation
Grants for low income families for therapies, equipment, essential family bills and specialized
Hanna& Friends. www.hannahandfriends.org. Grants geared towards families of low income up to
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. 574-217-7860
Different Needs Foundation.
Grants for diversified medical equipment, therapies, IPads. Must apply early as they go very
Contact: email@example.com. 216-904-5151.
Special Kids Therapy.
Grants and scholarships for those children and families residing in Ohio. Scholarships are for
equipment, therapies or activities that are not funded by insurance or other agencies.
The Maggie Welby Foundation.
Grants to children and families that have financial need. This includes bills, athletic
opportunities, and medical needs. Grants are awarded twice a year in the months of July and
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. 314-330-6947
Canyon Rice Hope Scholarship.
Grants to developmental disabilities not covered by insurance. Two grants currently
available: grants for caregivers(respite) and those for therapeutic items.
Contact: Jenny Rice. Jenny_rice_@yahoo.com.
Jacks Place for Autism.
Scholarships for the following programs up to $250: recreation sports,, hobbies, crafts, music, art
and Dance. Michigan residents only.
Awards for camp scholarships for low income families who have children on the spectrum in Southern
4 Paws For Ability.
Non profits whose mission is to place quality service dogs with children with disabilities.
Contact: email@example.com. 937-374-0385.
Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence.
Grants for children and adults for training and placing service dogs.
Paws 4 Autism.
Grants for service dogs for those with autism. Primarily for families in the Kansas City region.
Wilderwood Service Dogs.
Fundraising for providing and training service dogs for children with autism.
Government Resources & Benefits
Benefits.gov. your path to government benefits. This website provides access to a benefit finder
which offers multiple search methods to quickly find state and federal benefits you may be entitled
International Foundations & Socieites
National Foundations & Societies
Autism Society. www.autism-society.org. Nations largest
grassroots autism organization. Work
to increase public awareness about the day-to-day issues about people across the spectrum,
advocate for appropriate services and provide the latest information regarding treatment,
education, research and advocacy.
Behavioral Analyst Certification Board Non-profit
corporation established to
meet the credential of Behavioural Analysts and Registered Behavioural Technicians.
National Autism Association.
Products & Services
General Products Across all Categories
Autism-Products.com. Wide variety of products ranging
Clothing and communication products to furniture & Equipment to learning and sensory
products. ** Highly recommended site **
Harkla. Diverse product lines helping those with
National Autism Resources. Global leader in providing cost
effective, research based therapeutic tools for OTs, PTs, SLPs, and behavioral therapists. Shop by
Special Needs Toys. Broad range of toy and therapy products
encompassing visual, auditory and tactile to motor skill socialization and independence.
Buddy Bike Therapeutic tandem bicycles for children
with physical and
cognitive disabilities who may not be able to ride a bicycle safely on their own or do not have
the strength to pedal or control a bike alone. Provide the thrill and joy of riding while achieving
therapeutic activity. Insurance and private funding available.
Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). One of
alternative communication systems on the market today. The PECs teaching protocol is a six
phase behavioural analysis based program that leads its participants to independent functional
TippyTalk. Allows a person with a verbal disability to
translating pictures into readable text messages. Innovative phone Application
Talk Tools. Worldwide source for oral placement, sensory and
Sensory One. Full range of sensory products for all
environments and needs from tactile wall panels to bubble tubes musical sound beams, to interactive
light and sound wall and floor panels and sensory rooms to multisensory environments.
Sensory Jungle. High quality sensory products and toys
designed to help children with sensory processing disorders and others special needs. Free shipping
Sensory University. Full spectrum of educational items
and pediatric fitness products geared towards everyday cardiovascular, gross motor, sensory and
strength development of al children.
Fun & Function. Full range of sensory products
Medical Alert Foundation. California based nonprofit
charity and membership based organization. 24/7 wandering support service for those affected by
autism. Provides an additional layer of protection for the autism community. The ultimate in
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Therapy Agencies and Services
ABC Land Therapy Services, LLC.
Specialized speech, language and occupational evaluation, diagnosis and therapy in the Kissimmee and
(407) 201- 2912
Behavior Analysis Support Services, Inc. (BASS).
ABA Services focused on one-to-one individualized programs serving children from ages 18 moths to 13
years old. Serving families from Clearwater to St. Augustine, Fl, BASS works tirelessly to
ensure that the children it serves reach their potential.
(877) 823- 4283
Breakthrough Therapy Services, Inc.
Cutting edge individualized treatment programs for Pediatric Speech and Occupational services for
infants to adults. Accessible to all communities throughout Broward and South Florida.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. (954) 474-8048
One of the largest nationally recognized ABA providers in the country. Recognizing the family
the greatest assets regarding your child’s behavior, our professional develop specialized
collaborative ABA therapies designed to create the optimal natural environment for your child to
learn, meet their specific goals and gain meaningful feedback.
Contact: (888) 880-9270
Child & Family Consultants, Inc.
CFC is a private pediatric facility offering multi-disciplinary services to children and their
families in the Brevard and surrounding counties. CFC’s comprehensive services focuses on
occupational, speech and language therapies to help your children gain functional independence in
areas of their lives.
Coast Music Therapy. www.coastmusictherapy.com. Board
certified music therapists providing IEP music therapy services in the San Diego county area.
Full service pediatric therapy clinic in Fort Meyers, Fl offering customized speech therapy, OT/
occupational therapy, physical therapy and ABA/ behavioral therapy. We serve children with a wide
range of developmental delays and disabilities. Provide free screenings as well as
Contact: (230) 313- 5049
Kendall Behavior Therapy.
Miami based Behavioral Analysts offering individualized Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) services
children through adults whose diagnosis include Autism, ADHD, learning disorders and other
that affect development and behavioral functioning. Treatment provided at home, in school or
Lotus Behavioral Interventions.
Autism specialists providing individualized tailored ABA therapy programs geared towards helping
child meet their developmental milestones. Offer a wide range of skill acquisition and behavior
reduction programs to suite your child’s specific needs. Most insurances accepted.
My Favorite Therapists.
Offers diagnosis and treatment options in an all inclusive cutting edge Deerfield Beach, Fl
autism facility where children from ages 1 to 18 get all the therapies they need require from highly
skilled therapists, utilizing state of the art equipment and toys in a fun collaborative
Therapies include: Speech therapy, occupational therapy, music therapy, Applied behavioral analysis
(ABA), physical therapy and art therapy.
Monarch Behavioral Analysis, LLC.
Autism specialists serving children from ages 0 to 21 years old with autism diagnosis. Utilizing
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) we treat the spectrum of behavioral disorders from physical
aggression and self-injury to socialization and living skills. Have multiple locations and programs
that provide both in-house and at home therapy. Various insurances accepted.
Orlando Speech Therapy.
Board certified speech Pathologists specializing in the treatment of pediatric speech-language
disorders with children from birth to 18 years of age in the Orlando, Fl area. Working one-on-one
families in their homes, schools or daycare centers they employ a family centric model which equips
the parents with specific strategies designed for them to work at home with their children between
(407) 906- 7733
Prestige Behavioral Group.
An agency dedicated to providing state of the art at-home life changing behavioral analysis (ABA)
therapy to those children with autism and developmental disabilities. Accept all major insurances.
Wholesome Harmonies, LLC.
Board certified music therapists who provide high quality music therapy services to children with
autism and other special needs around the Miami, Fl area. Offering individual and group music
therapy on guitar, ukulele, voice and drums
PROFESSIONAL CRISES MANAGEMENT FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS
Professional Crises Management Association (PCMA).
Leading Florida based crises management and behavior analysis hands-on training, certification and
credentialing across the US and abroad. Certifies individuals and instructors in transportation,
vertical immobilization, personal safety techniques and prone immobilization procedures and general
crises management and behavioral tools used in managing life’s various behavioral situations.
Contact: (954) 746-0165