Special Needs
Resources in Wisconsin

Special Olympics

Phone: (608) 222-1324
Website: https://www.specialolympicswisconsin.org/
Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of sports. Interested individuals over eight years of age with a cognitive disability are eligible to participate in the program. Sports offered include: aquatics, basketball, bocce, bowling, power lifting, softball, t-ball, and track & field.

iCan Bike Camp

Website: https://icanshine.org/ican-bike-oshkosh-wi/
Riding a bike is not only a great social or family activity, it can also increase an individual’s independence! iCan Bike is a five-day camp offered annually in Oshkosh with 75 minute sessions each day designed to teach youth and adults with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheeled bike. 

Clothing, Shoes, Wheelchair Accessories, & Winter Apparel

Website: https://www.adaptationsbyadrian.com/default.asp
Adaptions by Adrian is a website that offers clothing and accessories for your child with special needs, and much more. Here is a sampling of some of the things they offer on their website:
  • Arm & Leg Warmers
  • WC Bags
  • Capes
  • Footwear
  • Hats
  • Jackets
  • Loungers
  • Mittens
  • Pants & Shorts
  • Protectors
  • Suits
  • Toys
  • Boots

    Website: https://thebutlerbrand.com/
    Check out these boots that work with orthotics! These boots can also be purchased on Amazon.


    Phone: 9207370477
    Website: https://www.hnhnew.org
    Address: 1707 South Oneida Street Green Bay, WI 54304
    Contact Person: Jenny Geiken
    Email: director@hnhnew.org
    Hand-n-Hand is a nonprofit organization that provides support for children with hearing loss. They serve 14 counties in Wisconsin. Their resources include playgroups, parent and community education, early support services, parent networking groups, community outreach and outings, a lending library, and scholarships to help with expenses related to hearing loss and deafness.

    Moving Parts Therapy LLC

    Phone: 920-221-3098
    Website: https://www.movingpartstherapy.com/
    Address: W5669 County Road Kk Suite E Appleton
    Contact Person: Mary Sahr
    Email: movingpartstherapy@gmail.com
    Moving Parts Therapy LLC is an occupational therapy clinic for children and teens specializing in high functioning autism, brain injury, stroke, torticollis and handwriting.


    Phone: (608) 438-5844
    Website: https://kindredkids.org/
    Address: 951 W. James Street Columbus, WI 53925
    Contact Person: Wendy
    Email: wendy@kindredkids.org
    KindredKids is an organization that loans out used durable medical equipment to families that are in need of equipment for their special needs child. They provide long term and short term loans for walkers, wheelchairs, standers and much more. KindredKids is located in Columbus, WI

    Assist WI

    Website: http://www.assistwi.org/
    Address: P.O. Box 781 Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
    Assist WI is located in Wisconsin Dells and assists families in having a fun experience while visiting WI Dells. It is all volunteer and fundraiser based. They will assist at most of the water parks, will take a hike, or assist with whatever adventure you want to experience as well as provide adaptive equipment for some experiences.

    St. Vincent Pediatric Therapy - Prevea Therapy

    Phone: (920) 272-3380
    Website: http://www.prevea.com/therapywdp
    Address: 1601 Lawrence Drive, De Pere, WI 54115
    St. Vincent Pediatric Therapy offers occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy for children ages birth to 21.

    Heaven's Gait Ranch

    Phone: 920-400-0628
    Website: http://www.heavensgaitranch.org
    Address: 940 S. Main St Cedar Grove, WI 53013
    Heaven's Gait is a therapeutic riding center that was founded on Christian values. The offer mounted and unmounted horse therapy sessions.

    Communication Innovations

    Phone: 608-819-6394
    Website: https://communicationinnovations.com/
    Email: info@citherapies.com

    Communication Innovations offers physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. They are a pediatric therapy center that offers a variety of therapy methods. They have state-of-the-art facilities that include sensory gyms, playground equipment, zip lines, fully functioning kitchens, and vocational job skills centers.

    Country Kids - Pediatric Therapy

    Phone: 920-339-0700
    Website: http://www.countrykidsinc.net/
    Address: 1142 Orlando Drive De Pere, WI 54115
    Email: info@countrykidsinc.net
    Country Kids provides physical and occupational pediatric therapy services. They serve children from various counties in Wisconsin and work with local schools, Birth to Three, and Birth to Six programs to achieve optimal functioning in fine motor skills, gross motor skills, independent living skills, mobility, self care skills, and sensory integration. They also work alongside Exceptional Equestrians to provide horseback therapy opportunities.

    Ascension/St. Elizabeth's Rehab at Midway

    Phone: 920-727-8140
    Website: https://healthcare.ascension.org/Specialty-Care/Pediatrics/Pediatric-Rehabilitation
    Address: 1550 Midway Pl. Menasha, WI 54952
    St. Elizabeth's Rehab provides pediatric rehab services. They provided occupational therapy, speech therapy and physical therapy services to children.

    Rehab Resources - Beaver Dam

    Phone: 920-885-4750
    Address: 1223 Madison St. Beaver Dam, WI 53916
    Rehab Resources provides pediatric physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

    Rehab Resources - Ozaukee

    Phone: 262-241-8030
    Address: 1486 W Mequon Rd. Mequon WI 53092
    Rehab Resources provides pediatric physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

    Rehab Resources - West Bend

    Phone: 262-306-8450
    Address: 620 Schoenhaar Dr. West Bend, WI
    Rehab Resources provides pediatric physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

    Rehab Resources - Sheboygan

    Phone: 920-208-9648
    Address: 3821 Kohler Memorial Drive Sheboygan, WI 53081
    Rehab Resources provides pediatric physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

    Sports for All

    Phone: 920-954-7620
    Contact Person: Colin Specht
    Email: cspecht@ymcafoxcities.org
    This class at the Appleton YMCA focuses on a new sport or game each week. Participants, ages 6 – 11, are encouraged to bring a buddy along each week.

    The Richardson School - Beloit

    Phone: 608-473-3244
    Website: http://www.richardsonschool.com
    Address: 321 Olympian Blvd. Beloit, WI 53511
    The Richardson School is a private school that is designed to provide an extra supportive environment to children with special needs. The staff ratio is 4:1 and their goal is a class side of 10 students.

    The Richardson School - Brookfield

    Phone: 262-468-0700
    Website: http://www.richardsonschool.com
    Address: 175 S. Barker Road Brookfield, WI 53045
    The Richardson School is a private school that is designed to provide an extra supportive environment to children with special needs. The staff ratio is 4:1 and their goal is a class side of 10 students.

    The Richardson School - Madison

    Phone: 608-421-5267
    Website: http://www.richardsonschool.com
    Address: 2802 International Lane Madison, WI 53704
    The Richardson School is a private school that is designed to provide an extra supportive environment to children with special needs. The staff ratio is 4:1 and their goal is a class side of 10 students.

    The Richardson School - West Allis

    Phone: 414-540-8500
    Website: http://www.richardsonschool.com
    Address: 6753 West Rogers St. West Allis, WI 53219
    The Richardson School is a private school that is designed to provide an extra supportive environment to children with special needs. The staff ratio is 4:1 and their goal is a class side of 10 students.

    Western Wisconsin Regional Center for Special Needs Children

    Phone: 715-726-7900
    Website: http://www.co.chippewa.wi.us/government/public-health/children-with-special-health-care-needs
    Address: 711 N Bridge St (Room 121). Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
    Contact Person: Dawn Stark
    Email: dstark@co.chippewa.wi.us
    Here you can find a wealth of information to help you with your special needs child. Northeast Wisconsin Regional Center serves the following counties. Please go to their website to find resources available in the following counties.
    • Barron County
    • Buffalo County
    • Burnett County
    • Chippewa County
    • Clark Lake County
    • Douglas County
    • Dunn County
    • Eau Claire County
    • Jackson County
    • La Crosse County
    • Pepin County
    • Pierce County
    • Polk County
    • Rusk County
    • St. Croix County
    • Trempealeau County
    • Washburn County

    Southern Wisconsin Regional Center for Special Needs Children

    Phone: 608-265-8610
    Website: https://cyshcn.waisman.wisc.edu/
    Email: cyshcn@waisman.wisc.edu
    Here you can find a wealth of information to help you with your special needs child. Northeast Wisconsin Regional Center serves the following counties. Please go to their website to find resources available in the following counties.
    • Adams County
    • Columbia County
    • Crawford County
    • Dane County
    • Dodge County
    • Grant County
    • Iowa County
    • Juneau County
    • Lafayette County
    • Richland County
    • Rock County
    • Sauk County
    • Vernon County

    Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Center for Special Needs Children

    Phone: 800-234-5437
    Website: https://www.southeastregionalcenter.org/Southeastregional/Information--Resources/Resources-by-County
    Address: 8915 W. Connell Ct, Milwaukee, WI 53226
    Here you can find a wealth of information to help you with your special needs child. Northeast Wisconsin Regional Center serves the following counties. Please go to their website to find resources available in the following counties.
    • Jefferson County
    • Kenosha County
    • Milwaukee County
    • Ozaukee County
    • Racine County
    • Walworth County
    • Washington County
    • Waukesha County

    Northern Wisconsin Regional Center for Special Needs Children

    Website: http://northernregionalcenter.org/
    Here you can find a wealth of information to help you with your special needs child. Northeast Wisconsin Regional Center serves the following counties. Please go to their website to find resources available in the following counties.
    • Ashland County
    • Bayfield County
    • Florence County
    • Forest County
    • Iron County
    • Langlade County
    • Lincoln County
    • Marathon County
    • Oneida County
    • Portage County
    • Price County
    • Sawyer County
    • Taylor County
    • Vilas County
    • Wood County

    Northeast Wisconsin Regional Center for Special Needs Children

    Website: https://www.northeastregionalcenter.org/Northeastregional/Information--Resources/Resources-by-County
    Here you can find a wealth of information to help you with your special needs child. Northeast Wisconsin Regional Center serves the following counties. Please go to their website to find resources available in the following counties.
    • Brown County
    • Calumet County
    • Door County
    • Fond du Lac County
    • Green Lake County
    • Kewaunee County
    • Manitowoc County
    • Marinette County
    • Marquette County
    • Menominee County
    • Oconto County
    • Outagamie County
    • Shawano County
    • Sheboygan County
    • Waupaca County
    • Waushara County
    • Winnebago County

    Parent to Parent of Wisconsin

    Phone: 888-266-0028
    Website: http://www.p2pwi.org
    Address: 1020 Kabel Avenue Rhinelander, WI 54501
    Email: Get-Connected@p2pwi.org
    Parent to Parent is an organizations that provides support to families of children with special needs. This organization connects parents to other parents that have children with the same or similar special needs concerns diagnosis.


    Phone: (262)882-3470
    Website: https://smilestherapeuticriding.org/
    Address: N2666 County Rd. K Darien, WI 53114
    Email: inquiries@smilestherapeuticriding.org
    Special Methods in Learning Equine Skills (SMILES) is a therapeutic riding program that helps provide children with special needs the opportunity to gain the benefits that horse therapy provides. They offer horseback riding, varying horse-related activities, and well as recreation.

    Camp Quest (CILWW)

    Phone: 800-228-3287
    Address: S1 COUNTY ROAD K FALL CREEK, WI. 54742
    Contact Person: Noelle Johnson
    Two-day camp held at Beaver Creek Nature Reserve for young adults (ages 14-21) who have various disabilities. The cost for two days is $50 and financial assistance may be available.

    Junior Warhawk Wheelchair Athletics Camp

    Phone: 262-472-3169
    These are one week basketball, exercise/aerobics/fitness, football, horseback riding (English), rock climbing, swimming, tennis, and water-skiing camps for children with special needs adges 8-18 years of age.

    Able Trek Tours

    Phone: 800-205-6713
    Website: https://www.abletrektours.com
    Serves people with special needs, mental illness, and older adults. Travelers must exhibit good social behavior, have no major medical conditions, be at least 16 years old and display appropriate behavior towards property, themselves, and others. Typical staff to traveler ratio is 1:4 or 1:3. If traveler has more physical or mental needs, there is an option for 1:1 with additional fees. This 1:1 can be a staff member or someone that is known by the traveler.

    Lamers Special Needs Tours

    Phone: 800-236-1976
    Website: http://www.LamersTour.com
    Offers the potential for 24 hour supervision with 1:1 ratio, specially qualified tour directors, and itineraries specially designed with special needs in mind. Staff to traveler ratio is 1:4 or 1:1. Locations vary depending on the tour. There are day trips and 6 day vacation options. The cost varies depending on the trip.


    Phone: 920-498-2599
    Website: https://www.aspiroinc.org/
    Address: 1673 Dousman Street Green Bay, WI
    This program helps teach social, leisure, communication, self-care, and safety skills. There are regularly planned group outings such as movies or concerts.

    Paragon Activity Club (PAC)

    Phone: 920-884-1471
    Website: https://www.paragoncommunity.com/
    Address: Multiple Locations
    This program provides recreation and social activities for those with special needs age 8-21 years of age. Registration is required and an assessment will be completed to make sure the program is appropriate for the participant. Paragon Activities Club includes activities such as outings, games, arts and crafts, skill development and personal cares. Participants must bring their own lunch and transportation is provided at an additional cost.

    UW-Madison: Adapted Fitness and Personal Training Classes

    Phone: 608-262-0259
    Website: https://kinesiology.education.wisc.edu/adapted-fitness-personal-training/
    Address: inesiology School of Education UW-Madison Unit II Gym 2000 Observatory Drive Madison, WI 53706-1121
    Email: kines@education.wisc.edu
    The classes are designed to accommodate students with permanent as well as temporary disabilities. Classes are also designed to accommodate students who are interested in personal training and those who are concerned with stress management, weight management and those individuals who might feel they need more individualized attention in getting started with learning about and establishing a healthier lifestyle.

    UW-La Crosse: Center on Disability Health and Adapted Physical Activity

    Phone: 608-785-8000
    Website: https://www.uwlax.edu/center/cdhapa/center-sponsored-programs/physical-activity-mentoring/parent-information/
    Address: 1725 State Street La Crosse, WI 54601, USA
    This program provides children ages 3-21 with adapted physical fitness, aquatics, and other recreational opportunities. They have a 1:1 ratio with trained college students that work to meet different goals with your special needs child.

    Southeastern Wisconsin Adaptive Ski Program (SEWASP)

    Phone: (414) 533-7234
    Website: http://www.sewasp.org/about/
    This organization provides alpine skiing and snowboarding for children and adults with special needs. You can either bring your own adaptive ski equipment or borrow equipment. They provided ski lessons as well.

    Central Cross Country Ski Association

    Phone: (608) 294-0433
    Website: http://www.cxcskiing.org/pages/adaptive/about.html
    Address: 718 Post Road, Suite F Madison, WI 53713
    Contact Person: Amy Cichanowski
    Email: amy@cxcskiing.org
    This organization provides adaptive skiing for children and adults. Whether you are interested in adaptive skiing for fun or a more competitive adventure, Central Cross Country Ski Association has activities to match your skill level.

    Hoofers Sailing Club

    Phone: 608-262-1630
    Website: http://www.hoofersailing.org/?q=accessible
    Address: 800 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706
    Email: uwsailingcaptain@gmail.com
    Hoofers Sailing Club offers sailing to individuals with special needs. They have a hoyer lift to assist those who need help getting from the dock to the boat. They also offer supportive chairs for those that need more support for their upper body. If you want to bring a family member or friend to help out you can, or they can provide someone to help as well.

    Milwaukee Community Sailing Center Adaptive Sailing

    Phone: 414-277-9094
    Website: http://www.sailingcenter.org/outreach.php
    Address: 1450 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Email: info@sailingcenter.org
    This organization provides opportunities for children and adults with abilities to get out on the water and experience sailing. They have floating docks and hydraulic lifts for easy wheelchair access.

    Madison SCI, Inc.

    Phone: 608-620-5666
    Website: https://www.sci-madison.org/adaptive-equipment
    Address: P.O. Box 724, Madison, WI 53701
    Email: MadSCIplans@gmail.com
    This organization provides adaptive equipment on loan such as adaptive handcycles, kayaks, They also write grants to help individuals with disabilities get adaptive outdoor equipment so that they can get out and moving outside.

    North American Squirrel Association (N.A.S.A.)

    Phone: (608) 234-5988
    Website: https://www.nasasquirrel.org/
    Address: PO Box 186 Holmen, WI 54636
    This organization allows individuals with disabilities and physical limitations to experience various activities such as hunting, fishing, golf, skiing, and bicycling. They offer wheelchair accessible boats, golf carts, adaptive skiing and much more.

    UW-Oshkosh: Adapted Sports and Adapted Aquatics Program

    Phone: 920-236-3380
    Website: http://www.oshkoshymca.org/programs/aquatics/individual-swim-lessons.html
    The Sports Development Program allows individuals with all ability levels within the Fox Valley Region to participate in quality sports development programs. Instruction will be provided to individuals from birth through adults with an emphasis on adapted physical education. The program will benefit its participants through cognitive, physical, and social skill building. Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to join. The goal of the program is to provide individuals of all ability levels an opportunity to improve as well as learn new sport skills. Classes are offered in the fall, spring, and summer.

    Empowered Dream Hunts Inc.

    Phone: (920) 290-2108
    Website: https://empowereddreamhuntsinc.godaddysites.com/go-on-a-dream-hunt
    Address: 526 Sandy Ln, Mosinee, WI 54455
    Empowered Dream Hunts Inc. provides individuals with disabilities (age 9 to adult) to experience hunting. The cost for the hunt is covered by fund raisers. During the hunt, the family is encouraged to be involved and to experience the hunt with their special needs family member.

    Wildcard Gymnastics

    Phone: 262-923-7418
    Website: https://www.wildcard-gymnastics.com/specialty-classes
    Address: 3545 North 127th Street, Brookfield WI, 53005
    Email: gymnastics@wildcard-gymnastics.com
    Wildcard Gymnastics has a special class that is geared towards children with special needs. They have a small group setting and work on learning gymnastics and other motor skills.

    Gymfinity Gymnastics

    Phone: 608-848-FLIP (3547)
    Website: http://www.gymfinity.com/special-needs-gymnastics
    Address: 6800 Nesbitt Road, Fitchburg WI 53719
    Email: gymoffice@gymfinity.com
    Gymfinity has a program for children with special needs that incorporates gymnastics, fitness, trampoline, and movement. They accommodate children with all different types of skill levels and accept children that have orthotics and wheelchairs.

    Wil-O-Way Disc Golf

    Phone: 414-278-3938
    Website: https://www.pdga.com/course-directory/course/wil-o-way-underwood-disc-golf-course
    Email: michael.bonk@milwaukeecountywi.gov
    This is a 3 basket disc golf course that is completely wheelchair accessible.

    Sterling Silver Studio

    Phone: 715-394-4660
    Website: http://sterlingsilverstudio.com/class-schedule/adult-programs/
    Address: Mariner Mall, 69 N 28th St E # 1A, Superior, WI 54880
    Sterling Silver Studio offers special needs classes for free to children and adults with disabilities. They are able to participate in performances, competitions and special events like their typical peers.

    Kehl School of Dance - Middleton

    Phone: 608-819-6501
    Website: https://www.kehldance.com/
    Address: 8152 Forsythia St. Middleton, WI 53562
    Email: dance@kehldance.com
    Offers adapted dance classes if there is enough students enrolled in the class. Please call for more information and availability.

    Kehl School of Dance - Waunakee

    Phone: 608-849-4740
    Website: https://www.kehldance.com/
    Address: 1020 Quinn Drive Waunakee, WI 53597
    Email: dance@kehldance.com
    Offers adapted dance classes if there is enough students enrolled in the class. Please call for more information and availability.

    Kehl School of Dance - Madison

    Phone: 608-819-6501
    Website: https://www.kehldance.com/
    Address: 5117 Verona Road Madison, WI 53711
    Email: dance@kehldance.com
    Offers adapted dance classes if there is enough students enrolled in the class. Please call for more information and availability.

    Hancock Center for Dance and Movement Therapy

    Phone: 608-251-0908
    Website: http://hancockcenter.net/index.php?page=dance-movement-therapy-2
    Address: 16 North Hancock St, Madison, WI 53703
    Email: info@hancockcenter.net
    This is a dance and movement therapy group that is designed to meet the needs of children with disabilities.

    Believe at Brookfield Dance Acadamy

    Phone: 262-278-7122
    Website: http://brookfieldcenterforthearts.com/programs/believe/
    Address: 2945 N. Brookfield Rd., Brookfield, WI, 53045
    Email: beth@brookfieldcenterforthearts.com
    Believe is a dance class that is modified for children with special needs from ages 4-18. At the end of the session they will perform a recital at Frame Park.

    MPS Adaptive Sports (Milwaukee Recreation)

    Phone: 414-647-3860
    Website: http://milwaukeerecreation.net/rec/Programs/Adaptive-Athletics.htm
    Address: 2414 West Mitchell Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204
    Contact Person: Katie Seitz
    Email: Katie@MilwaukeeRecreation.net
    This is a school based program that offers eight major sports (Bowling, Flag Football, Volleyball Skills Clinic, Team Basketball, Basketball Skills, BOCCE Ball, Indoor Track and Field, Soccer Skills) that are adapted for children with special needs for ages 6-21.

    Racine's Recreational Activities for the Developmentally Disabled (RADD)

    Phone: 262-633-0291
    Website: http://radd-cpa.org/
    Address: 5801 Washington Ave, Suite 103, Racine, WI 53406
    RADD provides special needs children and adults with a variety of options. These options include a 6 hour day respite program for youth that provides 6 hours of care for your child as they participate in different activities throughout the day such as arts and crafts, music and singing, fitness, and other fun activities. RADD also has an overnight respite program. They also have an eight week summer day camp. There are also other activities such as bowling, water aerobics, and more.

    Wisconsin Lions Camp

    Phone: (715) 677-4969
    Website: http://www.wisconsinlionscamp.com/
    Address: 3834 County Road A Rosholt, WI 54473
    Email: info@wisconsinlionscamp.com
    Wisconsin Lions Camp is a FREE camp for children and adults with disabilities. They are unable to offer their camp to those who have a moderate to severe cognitive disability.

    Milwaukee Center for Independence: Adventures for L.I.F.E. Camps

    Phone: (414) 937-2100
    Website: https://www.mcfi.net/programs-services/services-for-adults
    This camp has a focus on teens and adults (12-30) and offer day camps and camps and many other services. For more information, please call to learn more about their services, programs and camps.

    Easter Seals Wisconsin Camps

    Phone: 608-237-1979
    Website: https://camp.eastersealswisconsin.com/
    Address: 101 Nob Hill Road, Suite 301, Madison, WI 53713
    Email: camp@wi.easterseals.com
    Easter Seals offers a variety of camps to meet the specific needs of your special needs child depending on the level of care that they need.

    Camp Daniel

    Phone: 715-757-3880
    Website: http://www.campdaniel.org/
    Address: W10541 Army Lane, Athelstane, WI 54104
    Email: info@campdaniel.org
    Camp Daniels provides summer camps as well as community programs that benefit people with special needs. Some of their community programs include service projects, dances, and retreats. They offer their camp experience to those who are 8 through 70 years old. Those who attend need to be able to function in a group setting and be able to sleep in a dorm setting without wandering out at night or disturbing others. They do not accept individuals who are aggressive in any way.


    Phone: 920-968-1742
    Website: http://wisconsibs.org/
    Address: 211 E Franklin Street | Appleton, WI 54911
    Email: info@wisconsibs.org
    This organization helps to provide support for typically developing children ages 6-12 who have siblings with special needs or long term illness. They have workshops, social gatherings, day camps, and also a 4 day camp that provide support for these siblings.

    Camp AweSum

    Phone: 715-479-8255
    Website: http://www.ucci.org/camp-awesum/
    Address: 1487 Moon Beach Rd., St. Germain, WI 54558
    Contact Person: Glenn Svetnicka
    Camp AweSum has two different camps. One is for youth and the other one is for the family. It is for children on the Autism Spectrum and for their families. There is a fee for the camp but you could also see if you could get funding through a county waiver program.

    Madison School and Community Adaptive Recreation

    Phone: 608-204-3020
    Website: http://www.mscr.org/our-programs/adapted-recreation-inclusion
    Email: cthom@madison.k12.wi.us
    This is a recreation program that is year-round for individuals with special needs. Activities include fitness programs, water walking fitness, golf, soccer, day trips to professional sporting events, downhill skiing, and pontoon boat rides for fishing. These are all wheelchair accessible.

    Willow Creek Ranch Therapeutic Riding Center

    Phone: 262-806-4080
    Website: http://www.willowcreekranch.org/
    Address: 7404 Northwest Highway, Mukwonago, WI 53149
    Willow Creek Ranch Therapeutic Riding Center provides horse therapy for children who have special needs. Their goal is to develop self confidence in each child as they work with the horses as well as help each child improve their balance, coordination, social skills, and muscle control.

    Three Gaits, Inc.

    Phone: 608-877-9086
    Website: http://www.3gaits.org/index.html
    Address: P.O. Box 153, Oregon, WI 53575
    Email: 3gaits@3gaits.org
    Three Gaits, Inc. offers horse therapy for children with special needs. The instructors try to focus on what each child is able to do and modify their instruction to meet the needs of each child while helping them achieve confidence.

    Stable Hands Equine Therapy Center

    Phone: 715-359-6046
    Website: http://www.stablehandstherapy.org/
    Address: 3501 Swan Ave., Wausau, WI 54401
    Email: dabitz@stablehandstherapy.com
    Stable Hands Equine Therapy Center provides therapy using horses for children with special needs. They work with your child's doctor, therapists, and caregivers to create a special riding program to be able to provide results for your child during their therapy session with the horses.

    Rides & Reins Therapeutic Riding Center

    Phone: 262-644-8324
    Website: http://ridesandreins.org/
    Address: 4371 Arthur Rd, Slinger, WI 53086
    Email: ridesnreins@gmail.com
    Rides and Reins provides therapeutic horseback riding to families that have special needs children. Their goal is to increase the quality of life for people with special needs by helping to increase balance, strength and mobility through horseback riding.


    Phone: 262-565-6124
    Website: http://www.lifestriders.org/therapeutic-riding.html
    Address: S11 W29667 Summit Avenue (US HWY 18), Waukesha, WI 53188
    Email: striders@lifestriders.org
    LifeStriders is an oportunity to get away from traditional therapy and use horses to provide a unique therapy approach. They provide occupational and physical therapy as well as marriage, family, and individual counseling opportunities. They desire to make nature available to families that have special needs children by making their property accessible for those with special needs.

    Trinity Equestrian Center

    Phone: 715-835-4530
    Website: https://www.trinity-ec.com/
    Address: S5300 State Highway 37, Eau Claire, WI 54701
    Email: info@trinity-ec.com
    Trinity Equestrian Center provides opportunities for your child with special needs to gain benefits from riding horses and spending time with them. Whether strengthening muscles and improving balance or finding a way for your child to experience a little independence and confidence, horse therapy is designed to help your child.

    Horse Power Healing Center

    Phone: 262-594-3667
    Website: http://www.horsepowerhealingcenter.com/index.html
    Address: S.101 W.34628 County Road LO, Eagle, WI 53119
    Email: info@horsepowerhealingcenter.com
    Horse Power Healing Center offers opportunities for children with special needs to experience the thrill of horses. If your child is unable to ride horses there are opportunities for them to groom and and spend time with horses without riding.

    HART Equine Therapy Center, INC.

    Phone: 715-305-5166
    Website: https://hartetc.com/
    Address: 10198 Brookside Road, Auburndale, WI 54412
    This organization provides horseback riding for children that have special needs. Your child benefits from socialization as they groom and ride their horses and interact with the teachers and volunteers. Classes are taught by certified staff and trained volunteers help to assist your special needs child during the activities.

    Miracle League - Milwaukee

    Phone: 414-357-2833
    Website: http://www.miracleleaguemilwaukee.org/index.html
    Address: 9050 N. Swan Road Milwaukee, WI 53224-1910
    Email: jnowak@ymcamke.org
    Miracle League is a baseball league that is specifically designed to meet the needs of children with special needs. Their field is cushioned and made from rubber to provide a safe place for kids to play baseball. All areas of the field and the restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

    Mad City Wheelchair Sports Inc.: Mad City Badgers

    Phone: 608-334-5869
    Website: http://www.madcitybadgers.org/
    Address: 8126 Blakton Road, Madison, WI 53719
    Email: mcurkeet@yahoo.com
    Mad City Badgers is a wheelchair basketball team. It's geared towards school aged children who have different disability levels. At the high school level, students are scouted and may be offered full ride collage scholarships.

    St. Ann's Center for Intergenerational Carer - Aquatic Center

    Phone: 414-977-5000
    Website: https://stanncenter.org/for-the-community/aquatic-center/
    Address: 2801 E. Morgan Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207
    St. Ann's Center has a large warm water therapy pool, hot tub spa, and locker rooms that are wheelchair accessible.

    Adaptive Recreation

    Phone: 608-204-3020
    Website: http://www.mscr.org/our-programs/adapted-recreation-inclusion
    Contact Person: Chad Thom
    Email: cthom@madison.k12.wi.us
    This organization provides various sports, community recreation, and social and physical programs for individuals with disabilities all year long.

    Adapted Swim Lessons - YMCA Oshkosh

    Website: http://www.oshkoshymca.org/programs/aquatics/individual-swim-lessons.html
    Address: 324 Washington Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54901
    Contact Person: Lisa Abifano
    Email: lisabifano@oshkoshymca.org
    Specially adapted swimming lessons for children with special needs.

    Beyond Barriers

    Phone: 715-387-4900
    Website: https://www.fdlymca.org/aquatics.html
    Address: 410 West McMillan Street, Marshfield, WI 54449
    One-on-One swimming lessons for children with special needs. These swimming lessons are designed to help your child learn basic water safety and swimming skills.

    St. Coletta Day School

    Phone: (414) 453-1850
    Website: https://www.scdsmke.org/
    Address: 1740 North 55th Street Milwaukee, WI 53208
    Contact Person: Bill Koehn
    Email: scdsmke@gmail.com

    This school provides:

    • small classroom sizes
    • small teacher to student ratios
    • a focus on academics and social skills
    • special classes that focus on daily living skills
    • art and music therapy
    • environment that is best suited for mild to moderate cognitive delays
    • various payment options
    • Special Needs Scholarship

    Fairview South School

    Phone: 262-781-9464
    Website: https://www.elmbrookschools.org/fairview-south-school
    Address: 3525 Bermuda Boulevard Brookfield, WI 53045
    Email: leeh@elmbrookschools.org
    Fairview South School provides specialized education for students with special needs. Transportation and funding is provided through the public school system. They have a team of qualified staff with different therapists that work with your child to meet their IEP goals. Benefits of this school include lower teacher to student ratios, smaller class sizes, modified schedules, few transitions, as well as other benefits.

    Lakeland School

    Phone: (262) 741-4118
    Website: https://www.co.walworth.wi.us/374/Lakeland-School
    Address: Lakeland School, W3905 County Rd NN, Elkhorn, WI 53121
    Contact Person: Tracy Moate
    Email: tmoate@co.walworth.wi.us
    Lakeland School provides a specialized education for students with special needs. They offer smaller class sizes, lower teacher to student ratios, and extra curricular activities such as school dances and Special Olympics. It offers curriculum that is modified to accommodate the needs of the students to help meet IEP goals.


    Phone: 608-782-6480
    Website: http://chileda.org/
    Address: Chileda, 1825 Victory St, La Crosse, WI 54601
    Email: info@chileda.org

    Robert Cloud Memorial Playground

    Address: 2801 S. Webster Ave, Green Bay
    Adaptive Playground at CP - Families with and without special needs are encouraged to use the for children of all abilities. The playground has a rubber surface which allows children to move independently in their wheelchairs, swings that enable children needing trunk and core support the freedom and excitement to experience movement, and much more. Children must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult. No pets are allowed on the playground; however service animals specifically trained to aid a person with a disability are welcome. The playground is open on Saturday & Sunday from Dawn until Dusk; Monday – Friday after 5:30 PM until Dusk.

    Saturday Fun Club

    Phone: 920-886-2101
    Contact Person: Paula Gozner
    Email: pgozner@ymcafoxcities.org
    An acceptance for all wellness class for ages 7-13 (drop off or with a caregiver) that offers opportunities for wellness training and social learning at the Neenah-Menasha YMCA. Class will be staffed with a 1:4 ratio to accommodate individuals with special needs.

    Pump It Up

    Phone: 920-886-2101
    Contact Person: Paula Gozner
    Email: pgozner@ymcafoxcities.org
    Offered in seven week sessions, this class offering at the Neenah YMCA is for kids ages 7 – 13 with and without disabilities. Participants will learn to use Fit Zone machines as well as increase their strength and core muscles.

    Inspire Sports

    Phone: 920-419-2025
    Website: http://www.inspiresportswi.org/events
    Email: inspiresportswi@gmail.com
    Provides various opportunities for individuals with special needs to grow physically and mentally. Peer mentors teach the fundamentals of the specific sport in a fun and engaging manner. One-to-one mentoring program creates a fun and safe environment for individuals to overcome any challenge.

    Adapted Sports Program

    Contact Person: Chris Stratton
    Email: strattonc@uwosh.edu
    The Adapted Sports Development Program allows individuals with all ability levels within the Fox Valley Region to participate in quality sports and aquatic development programs. Instruction is provided to individuals from elementary age through adults with an emphasis on adapted physical education activities and is typically done on a one to one basis with a future adapted physical educator through our Adapted Physical Activity and Leisure (APAL) program.

    KITE Kamp

    Phone: 920-731-9831
    Contact Person: Lisa McCalister
    Email: lisa@soarfoxcities.com
    SOAR Fox Cities’ four day camp in August for youth with developmental disabilities ages 6-16 that runs during the day. Every day has its own theme and includes games and activities tailored to that theme. Morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snacks are provided. Kamp includes outdoor and indoor time, large and small group games, as well as independent play time.

    Empower Me!! Camp

    Phone: 920-886-2178
    Contact Person: Julie Uhe
    Provides a five-day summer camp for children living with high functioning autism. This day camp provides opportunities for the development of social skills in a fun environment. It is offered by the Neenah-Menasha YMCA the last two weeks of July.

    Camp Hope

    Phone: 920-470-8236
    Website: https://www.ymcafoxcities.org/camp-hope
    Contact Person: Kathryn Herzog
    Email: kherzog@ymcafoxcities.org
    Sponsored by the Appleton YMCA and held at Plamann Park in Appleton during the summer. Camp Hope is a two week day camp for children ages 6-15 who have cognitive or physical disabilities. Activities include swimming, arts/crafts, singing, team building, and games.

    Soap Box Derby

    Phone: 920-256-0978
    Website: http://www.greenbay.soapboxderby.org
    Contact Person: Brenda & Derrick Biber
    Email: brendabiber@yahoo.com
    Green Bay Area Soap Box Derby and Super Kids - Super Kids provides youth ages 7 to 18 with special needs the opportunity to experience the "Thrill of the Hill" in specially designed two person derby cars. Free fun runs are available during Rally Weekends in fall and spring and a double elimination race is run during the Local Championship to crown a champion to send to the National Super Kids Classic.

    Miracle League - Appleton and Allouez (Appleton)

    Website: http://www.foxvalleymiracleleague.com
    Email: MFoxValley@goodwillncw.org
    Appleton and Allouez, is an organized baseball league for kids with cognitive and/or physical disabilities. Two unique features of the league are that the player is paired with a volunteer buddy and the games are played on an accessible rubberized field. Register early for a spot on a team roster. Where: John Wollner Fox Cities Miracle League Field in Memorial Park in Appleton When: weeknight evenings

    Miracle League Appleton and Allouez (Green Bay)

    Website: http://www.greenbaymiracleleague.com
    Email: liegeoispaul@aol.com
    Appleton and Allouez, is an organized baseball league for kids with cognitive and/or physical disabilities. Two unique features of the league are that the player is paired with a volunteer buddy and the games are played on an accessible rubberized field. Register early for a spot on a team roster. Where: Resch Miracle Field and the Favre Family Miracle Recreation Area at Allouez Optimist Park in Allouez When: weeknight evenings

    Kimberly High School Baseball Camp

    Phone: (920) 423-4160
    Contact Person: Ryan McGinnis (head coach)
    Email: rmcginnis@kimberly.k12.wi.us
    Kimberly High School Baseball Camp - Kimberly High School's "A Difference Maker" baseball camp for kids with all types of disabilities & their siblings is held each fall. This camp is organized by the Kimberly High School baseball players & coaches. Participants receive a free t-shirt & treats. The camp is held rain or shine. Registration is required. Ages: grades 1-12 Cost: FREE

    Discovery League

    Phone: 920-734-5641
    Contact Person: Kathy Delchambre
    Discovery League – Part of Neenah Baseball, Inc., Discovery League provides an "organized baseball opportunity" for people with special needs. Ages: 4+ Where: Southview Park in Neenah When: Sunday evenings --- 6:00 – 7:30pm --- mid-May through July

    Xavier Hawks Football Camp

    Phone: 920-788-5298
    Website: http://xavierhawkssports.com/camp-for-kids-with-autism.html
    Contact Person: Bob Olson
    Email: bob.olson1976@gmail.com
    Xavier Hawks Football Camp - This co-ed camp sponsored by the Autism Society of the Fox Valley, in cooperation with the Appleton Xavier High School Football team, for individuals with autism of all ages and playing abilities. This special day-long camp starts with stretching and warm ups, continues with skill work at ten different stations, and concludes with an awards ceremony and picnic lunch for all participants and their families. Ages: Pre-K through 8th Grade When: May

    Wisconsin Early Autism Project (WEAP)

    Phone: 920-338-1610
    Website: http://www.wiautism.com
    Social Skills and Teen Group Classes – Wisconsin Early Autism Project (WEAP) offers sessions designed for up for students to develop and practice appropriate social interactions with peers. Instruction and supervision is provided by facilitators trained in ABA techniques. Classes are available year-round in both Appleton and Green Bay. Ages: 3-5 6-12, and 13 & up. Location: Appleton & Green Bay

    American Foundation of Counseling Services

    Phone: (920) 437-8256
    Website: http://www.afcscounseling.org/groups.php
    Contact Person: Marilyn Brennan, LCSW
    Self Esteem & Social Skills Classes - An offering from American Foundation of Counseling Services in Green Bay, a self-esteem/social skills group is offered multiple times throughout the year. Children interact with peers in a therapeutic environment and address issues such as: respecting boundaries, expressing feelings appropriately, dealing with teasing and anger, identifying self and others positively, and accepting responsibility for wrong-doing. Ages: 6-8 and 9-12

    Building Hope Therapy Services, LLC

    Phone: 920-202-2262
    Website: http://www.facebook.com/buildinghopetherapyservices
    Building Hope Therapy Services, LLC- Offers an interdisciplinary support system for children and their families to develop and implement individual and group treatment plans to address needs based on unique strengths and challenges. Needs may include social skills, self regulation, sensory modulation, social participation and self esteem. Provide therapy sessions for the neurologically diverse community.


    Phone: 920-337-1122
    Website: https://www.wearecp.org/
    Address: 2801 South Webster Avenue Green Bay WI 54301
    The CP, located in Green Bay, WI, provides a typical learning environment for children with special needs. They offer therapy services starting from a child’s infancy, and an aquatic center that promotes daily exercise and rehabilitation. They provide physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy services.

    Expressive Therapies

    Phone: 920-284-0891
    Website: http://www.expressivetherapies.net
    Email: info@expressivetherapies.net
    Provides music therapy, art therapy, and mental health therapy throughout the Fox Cities. Offering numerous groups ranging from Social Skills and Music Therapy to CRESCENDO (a band for pre-teens, teens, and adults that are looking to make connections and work on social skills). Work with individuals, groups, or families to meet a wide range of goals. Where: Will see individuals/groups in office, home, or the community (facility, schools, etc.) to best meet the needs of the individual Ages: pre-teens, teens, adults.

    Academy of Music

    Phone: 920-993-6278
    Website: http://www.lawrence.edu/s/academy/programs/special_needs
    Music for Special Needs –and– A part of the well-known Lawrence Academy of Music’s Music, children ages 1 through teen will participate in musical activities that focus on interaction and socialization skills as well as fine and gross motor skills. The adult program provides opportunities for socialization, interaction, and the use of music for self-expression. A board-certified therapist teaches classes arranged by age groupings every semester. Class size is limited, so early registration is recommended. When: Fall and Spring - 15 week sessions Ages:Youth (Age 1 – Teen), Adult (Ages 20 and older)

    Arts for All (formerly VSA) - Multiple Locations

    Phone: 608-241-2131
    Website: https://www.artsforallwi.org/
    Arts for All (formerly known as Very Special Arts or VSA) provides art and music opportunities for individuals with special needs. For more information, please call them or go to their website.

    Birth to Three

    Website: http://birthto3foxvalley.com/index.php
    Birth to Three provides early intervention for children who have developmental delays or disabilities. They offer in-home help from their staff which includes, occupational, physical, and speech therapists, special education teachers, service coordinators, social workers, and nutritionists.

    Advocacy and Benefits Counseling (ABC)

    Website: http://safetyweb.org/
    A law firm that is dedicated to ensuring that your special needs child has equal access to healthcare. They provide legal and benefits advocacy services and help direct families to health benefits that meet their needs.

    Health and Human Services

    Website: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/
    Provides help for families who need to establish additional support. These additional supports include state health insurance, WIC program, FoodShare program, as well as other valuable resources.

    Transitioning to Adulthood

    Website: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/adrc/pros/youth.htm
    Provides assistance to children (17 ½) and their families as the child transitions into adulthood. They assist with insurance changes, legal guardianship, and other important issues that may arise as a child becomes a legal adult.

    Family Voices of Wisconsin

    Website: http://www.familyvoicesofwisconsin.com/
    Family Voices of Wisconsin is an organization that helps to advocate on your behalf for your child with special needs.

    Options for Independent Living

    Phone: 920-882-9309
    Website: http://www.optionsil.com
    Address: 555 Country Club Road Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313
    Contact Person: Alyson Windle
    Provides in-home consultations for home adaptations for special needs as well as financial assistance. They also offer technology adaptations.

    Regional Children and Youth Centers

    Website: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/cyshcn/regionalcenters.htm
    There are five regional centers that provide support to families with children who have special needs. They provide extensive resources throughout the state of Wisconsin. These resources include, financial assistance, medical services, insurance support, community supports, and advocacy and support groups.

    Valley Kids Foundation

    Website: http://www.valleykidsfoundationinc.org
    Valley Kids Foundation assists "children under 18 years of age… to provide help to them in needs such as: medical help, education assistance, as well as cultural and recreational opportunities our kids may not otherwise enjoy or have access to."

    Make A Wish

    Website: http://wisconsin.wish.org/
    Make-A-Wish Wisconsin’s vision is to "ensure every medically-eligible child has the opportunity to have his or her wish come true. They rely on medical professionals, parents and children themselves for referrals. Children who have reached the age of 2½ and are under the age of 18 at the time of referral – and have not received a wish from another wish-granting organization – may be eligible for a wish. To receive a wish, the child must be diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition (i.e., a progressive, degenerative or malignant condition that has placed the child’s life in jeopardy).

    Children's Long Term Waiver Support (CLTS)

    Website: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/clts/index.htm
    "The Children's Long-Term Support (CLTS) Waiver Program is a  Home and Community-Based Service (HCBS) Waiver that provides Medicaid funding for children who have substantial limitations in their daily activities and need support ro remain in their home or community. Eligible children include those with developmental disabilities, severe emotional disturbances, and physical disabilities. Funding can be used to support a range of different services based on an assessment of the needs of the child and his or her family."

    Children's Community Options Program (CCOP)

    Website: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/ccop/index.htm
    This program can be used to provide supplemental insurance for medical needs and transportation of children with special needs.(SSI, Katie Becket, Badger Care)

    Boy Scouts

    Phone: 920-638-3432
    Contact Person: Jonathan Martin
    Boy Scouts – Bay-Lakes Council – Provides unique programs for individuals with physical, intellectual, or emotional disabilities. The Cub Scouting program is for boys in grades K – 5; the Boy Scouting program is for boys in grades 6 - 8; the Venturing program is for young men and women in grades 9 - 12. The upper age limit is waived for individuals with intellectual disabilities. With parental involvement, youth with disabilities can be mainstreamed into traditional scouting groups or participate in special needs groups where groups exist or can be organized. Ages: K-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Aktion Club

    Phone: (920) 968-6360
    Contact Person: Jay Stephany
    Email: jays@new.rr.com
    AKtion Club of the Fox Cities – Sponsored by the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis, AKtion Club provides individuals an opportunity to develop initiative and leadership skills, serve their community, become fully integrated into society, and demonstrate the dignity and value of citizens with disabilities. When: the first and third Wednesday of the month from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Ages: 18 an older

    4-H Club

    Phone: 920-832-5123
    Contact Person: MaryBeth or Kayla
    4-H – Provides children with positive educational opportunities to learn new skills, develop leadership qualities, and contribute to their community. Accommodations are made as needed. Call Outagamie UW-Extension to ask for more information about program offerings or a club in your area. Ages 5 years to one year post high school.

    ADA Cabins at Campgrounds in Wisconsin

    Website: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/camping/cabin.html
    Contact Person: Wisconsin State Parks
    Email: DNRWisconsinParks@wisconsin.gov

    For those unable to use outdoor campsites, the Wisconsin state park system offers 10 accessible cabins in various Wisconsin State Parks. There are eight larger cabins with amenities in the Wisconsin State Park System. There are also two smaller, rustic cabins. These cabins are available only to people with disabilities and their guests and must be reserved ahead of time. Cost: $30 per night plus $4 reservation fee.

    Possibility Playground

    Phone: (262) 377-2853
    Website: http://possibilityplayground.org
    Address: Port Washington, WI 53074
    Contact Person: Sue Mayer
    Email: suelmayer@earthlink.net
    Possibility Playground has over thirty specialized pieces of equipment and activities that create an inclusive environment for children. These specialized pieces include: Hanging Pods, Alpine Thunder Slide, Tire Swing, Climbing Net, Therapeutic Swing, Sand Scooper, Number Game, Elephant Rocker, and the Surf Board. Each individual element can assist with the areas of sensory integration, speech & language and motor skills.

    Memorial Park

    Address: 1620 East Witzke Boulevard Appleton, WI 54911
    ADA Accessible playground, pavilion, and restrooms.

    Chuck E Cheese

    Phone: 920-832-8323
    Sensory Sensitive Sundays – Individuals with autism or other special needs and their families are invited to come and enjoy Chuck E. Cheese at a sensory level that’s right for them. Less noise, dimmed lights, and the opportunity to bring your own food if needed. When: the very first Sunday of the month from 9 AM to 11 AM.

    Exceptional Equestrians

    Phone: (920) 347-3174
    Website: http://www.exceptionalequestrians.org/
    Address: 1130 Orlando Drive De Pere, Wisconsin 54115
    Exceptional Equestrians is a non-profit organization that provides equine-assisted therapies to individuals with special needs. Below is a list of medical diagnoses that they have provided their services for: ADHD, Anxiety, Apraxia, Arthrogryposis, Ataxia, Autism, Brachial plexus injury, Brain injury, Canavan disease, Cerebral palsy, Choreoathetosis, Cri du chat syndrome, Cystic fibrosis, Developmental delay, Down’s syndrome, Dyslexia, Dystonia, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Encephalopathy, Epilepsy, Failure to thrive, Fetal alcohol syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Mitochondrial disorder, Muscular dystrophy, Osteogenesis imperfecta, Prematurity, Seizure disorder, Sensory integration disorder, Sensory processing disorder, Spina bifida, Traumatic brain injury, Visual impairment, and Von Willebrand disease.

    Waupaca County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-258-6300
    Website: http://www.co.waupaca.wi.us/
    Address: 811 Harding Street Waupaca, WI 54981-2080

    Brown County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 920-448-6000
    Website: http://www.co.brown.wi.us/departments/?department=dd09bd30c78e
    Address: 111 N. Jefferson Street PO Box 22188 Green Bay, WI 54305-2188

    Waushara County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 920-787-6550
    Website: http://www.co.waushara.wi.us/pView.aspx?id=12723&catid=636
    Address: 230 W. Park Street PO Box 1230 Wautoma, WI 54982-1230

    Winnebago County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 920-236-4700
    Website: http://www.co.winnebago.wi.us/human-services
    Address: 220 Washington Avenue PO Box 2187 Oshkosh, WI 54903-2187

    Green Lake County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 920-294-4070
    Website: https://www.co.green-lake.wi.us/departments/health-human-services/
    Address: 571 County Road A PO Box 588 Green Lake, WI 54941
    Email: glcdhhs@co.green-lake.wi.us

    Ozaukee County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 262-284-8200
    Website: http://www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/252/Human-Services
    Address: 121 W. Main Street PO Box 994 Port Washington, WI 53074-0094

    Vernon County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 608-637-5210
    Website: http://www.vernoncounty.org/DHS/index.htm
    Address: 318 Fairlane Drive Suite 100 Viroqua, WI 54665

    Crawford County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 608-326-0248
    Website: http://crawfordcountywi.org/
    Address: 225 N. Beaumont Road Suite 326 Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

    Richland County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 608-647-8821
    Website: http://www.co.richland.wi.us/departments/hhs/index.html
    Address: 221 W. Seminary Street Richland Center, WI 53581

    Sauk County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 608-355-4200
    Website: https://www.co.sauk.wi.us/humanservices
    Address: 505 Broadway PO Box 29 Baraboo, WI 53913

    Dane County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 608-242-6200
    Website: http://www.danecountyhumanservices.org/
    Address: 1202 Northport Drive Madison, WI 53704

    Green County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 608-328-9393
    Website: http://www.gchsd.org/
    Address: N3152 State Road 81 Monroe, WI 53566

    Rock County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 608-757-5200
    Website: https://www.co.rock.wi.us/hsd
    Address: 3530 N. County Trunk F PO Box 1649 Janesville, WI 53547-1649

    La Crosse County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 608-784-4357
    Website: http://www.co.la-crosse.wi.us/humanservices
    Address: 300 N. 4th Street PO Box 4002 La Crosse, WI 54602-4002

    Burnett County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-349-7600
    Website: http://www.burnettcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=75
    Address: 7410 County Road K Suite 280 Siren, WI 54872-9043

    Pierce County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-273-6766, 715-273-6770
    Website: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/clts/pierce-county-department-human-services.htm
    Address: 412 West Kinne Street PO Box 670 Ellsworth, WI 54011

    Polk County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-485-8400
    Website: https://www.polkcountycommunityservices.org/
    Address: 100 Polk County Plaza Suite 50 Balsam Lake, WI 54810

    Monroe County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 608-269-8600
    Website: http://www.co.monroe.wi.us/departments/human-services
    Address: 14301 County Highway B Building A Sparta, WI 54656

    Rusk County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-532-2299
    Website: http://www.ruskcounty.org/departments/health-and-human-services/
    Address: 311 E. Miner Avenue Suite C240 Ladysmith, WI 54848

    St. Croix County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-246-6991
    Website: https://www.sccwi.gov/165/Health-Human-Services
    Address: St Croix County Services Center 1752 Dorset Lane New Richmond, WI 54017

    Trempealeau County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-538-1768
    Website: http://www.tremplocounty.com/tchome/human_services/
    Address: 36245 Main Street PO Box 67 Whitehall, WI 54773

    Bayfield County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-373-6144
    Website: http://bayfieldcounty.org/143/Human-Services
    Address: 117 E. 5th Street PO Box 100 Washburn, WI 54891-0100

    Price County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-339-2158
    Website: http://www.co.price.wi.us/190/Health-Human-Services
    Address: 104 S. Eyder Avenue PO Box 88 Phillips, WI 54555-0088

    Sawyer County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-634-4806
    Website: http://www.sawyercountygov.org/150/Health-Human-Services
    Address: 10610 Main Street, Suite 224 Hayward, WI 54843

    Taylor County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-748-3332
    Website: https://www.co.taylor.wi.us/hs/
    Address: 540 E. College Street Medford, WI 54451

    Wood County Health and Human Services

    Phone: 715-421-8600
    Website: https://www.co.wood.wi.us/Departments/HumanServices/
    Address: 111 W. Jackson Street Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

    ABSee Vision Therapy Center, S.C.

    Phone: 920-722-2020
    Website: http://abseevision.com/
    Address: 1466 Kenwood Dr Menasha, WI 54952
    Contact Person: Dr. Linda Dejmek

    Vision Therapy helps people who have suffered from brain injuries such as strokes, TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury), concussion, surgery, Parkinson's, MS and other neurological conditions to improve vision.

    Medical Equipment Loan Locker

    Phone: (920) 427-3244
    Website: https://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/larsenwinchester/page-6.php

    Over the years, this club has collected over one million dollars’ worth of new and used medical equipment either by donation or purchase.This equipment is then lent out to persons in need with only a minimal amount of paperwork. When the equipment is returned, it is repaired, if necessary, and reissued. There is no charge for this equipment but donations are welcome.

    Teen Social Group

    Email: asfvevents@autismfoxvalley.org
    The Autism Society of the Fox Valley organizes a monthly community outing for teens (age 13-20) with high functioning autism or Aspergers' syndrome. The activities are adult directed and supervised by a licensed Speech Pathologist. Examples of past events include trips to Old Country Buffet, Funset Boulevard and the EAA museum.

    Teen FrienDS Club

    Phone: 920-460-9494
    Address: 211 E Franklin St, Appleton, WI 54911
    Email: info@dsawfoxcities.org
    Hosted by Down Syndrome Association of WI-Fox Cities, Teen FrienDS Club offers a social gathering for teenagers with Down syndrome every second Friday of the month that includes music, movies, board games, and snacks. Teen siblings also welcome. Parents can drop teens off or stay as needed. The group meets from September to May, 6:30-9:30pm, at DSAW-Fox Cities.

    Fox Cities Exceptional Abilities Prom

    Phone: (920) 832-4308
    Fox Cities Exceptional Abilities Prom: Presented by the Appleton North Psychology Club, this event is for all current or former special abilities students from the Fox Cities area high schools. Parents, siblings, friends, and teachers are also welcome. There is a dance, food, games, etc. Participants can dress casually, in prom attire, or according to the theme each year. There is no charge and no need to RSVP. Typically takes place in April/May of each year. This event is posted on Appleton North's facebook page. Contact Appleton North for more information.

    Appleton Parks and Recreation Playground Fair

    Website: http://appletonparkandrec.org/
    Every July during Children’s Week, the Parks and Recreation department offers a Playground Fair. It is two fun-filled days of carnival games, inflatables, great food and entertainment. During the Friday of the Playground Fair, the fair opens early (from 12:30 – 2:00) specifically for children with special needs. 

    Adults with Developmental Disabilities Meet Up Group

    Phone: 920-544-7829
    Contact Person: Julie Van Hoosen
    Email: juliespyne@gmail.com
    This is a safe meet up for adults with developmental disabilities and their caregivers. We meet once a month to just be together and give our adults an opportunity to socialize. Past events have included a dance (Night to Shine), mini golf, picnic at Bay Beach, movies, and more! We look for inexpensive fun activities that encourage friendship among our adults and also their parents and caregivers.

    Caring Hearts

    Contact Person: Monica Betters
    Email: mbetters90@new.rr.com
    Exists to encourage people with developmental and physical disabilities through quarterly outings providing an environment of caring and connection.

    Sky Zone

    Phone: 920-351-4441
    Website: https://www.skyzone.com/appleton/programs/sensory-hours
    Address: W3169 Van Roy Road Appleton, WI 54915
    Email: appletonskyzone@flyhighparks.com
    Sensory Hours is a special time for children with special needs at Skyzone. It provides a quieter, toned-down jumping experience.
    When: 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Cost: $10 for the session & $2.00 required skysocks.

    South Park - Oshkosh Inclusive Park

    Website: https://www.facebook.com/Oshkosh-Inclusive-Park-Project-191880970862285/
    Address: 1232 W South Park Ave Oshkosh, Wisconsin
    This Inclusive Park Project provides a safe and accessible outdoor recreational environment for individuals of all abilities and ages. The result of a community effort, and made possible through a partnership of individuals, businesses, and the city of Oshkosh the playground opened in summer 2015.

    Cross Country Skiing

    Sit skis offer the opportunity for people with mobility impairments to get out into the solitude of a good ole Wisconsin winter. The sit skis are available for free use at the state parks listed below. All of these spots have flat, groomed trails allowing for easier maneuvering.
    • Buckhorn State Park - Necedah
    • Governor Nelson State Park - Waunakee
    • Harrington Beach State Park - Belgium
    • Kettle Moraine State Forest – Lapham Peak Unit - Delafield
    • Mirror Lake State Park - Baraboo
    • Richard Bong State Recreation Area - Kansasville

    ADA Fishing Organization

    Phone: 608-267-7490
    Contact Person: Nick Zouski

    There are three prominent disability groups in Wisconsin that provide enhanced fishing experiences to people with disabilities. From adaptive equipment to numerous events throughout the year, these organizations offer a variety of opportunities for people with disabilities to get out on the water fishing.

    See their websites to find out more:

    ADA Accessible Beaches

    Many of our state parks with beaches feature different elements of accessibility on normally rather inaccessible terrain. Some parks have specialized beach wheelchairs which have large inflatable tires allowing for easy rolling on sand and entry into the water. Others have laid accessible beach trails providing a solid surface for people in wheelchairs or those with difficulty walking. Click on the Links to be directed to their info:

    myTEAM TRIUMPH Wisconsin

    Website: http://www.myteamtriumph-wi.org/
    myTEAM TRIUMPH-WI uses a teamwork approach and community focus in endurance athletics to create communities that embrace, celebrate, and empower those with diverse abilities. Program provides the opportunity for members to participate in running, biking and triathlon events throughout the state by pairing Captains (athletes with disabilities) with Angels (able bodied athletes) and the specialized equipment needed to experience the “thrill of the race” with a focus on building impactful relationships through the experience. 

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    Walking and Wheeling

    We provide mobility assistive technology and expert medical services to children who need mobility assistance in the State of Wisconsin.


    Office: (920) 968-7528

    Billing: (920) 968-7532


    Fax: 1-866-878-1996


    W4652 Glenn St.
    Appleton, WI 54913


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    Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30


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