Resources & Links

For a list of organizations that provide funding for children with disabilities, download the file here.



The Euro-Peds Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) that provides grants to children and young adults who are attending Euro-Peds National Center www.europedsfoundation.org. The EPF fb page is www.facebook.com/theeuropedsfoundation

 

Europeds1 — Euro-Peds has a channel on youtube.com that features video clips of children and young adults during and after their intensive physical therapy program. Please feel free to add your own child’s video to our channel!

Freedom Concepts, Inc. — Bikes for children and young adults with special needs; an adapted "Chill-Out" Chair for family living

 

CP Parent Columbus— A family resource group located in central Ohio. Its goal is to enhance the lives of parents and children that are living with Cerebral Palsy.

Luke Billings Foundation — The purpose of The Luke Billings Foundation for the treatment of children with Cerebral Palsy (a donor advised fund under the Columbus Foundation), is to offer financial help to Central Ohio children with CP, so they can receive ongoing and necessary therapy. One such avenue is intensive and episodic physical therapy.

Miracle Flights for Kids — Miracle Flights for Kids® is the nation's leading nonprofit charitable flight organization. Since 1985, Miracle Flights has fulfilled its mission of helping families overcome financial obstacles by flying their seriously ill children to receive proper medical care and to get second opinions.

Reaching for the Stars — Reaching for the Stars is the only national non profit pediatric cerebral palsy foundation led by parents. RFTS is committed to advocacy, education and driving research to serve the needs of children with Cerebral Palsy and those families and care givers involved in their care.

Washington Learning Systems Learning during the preschool years builds the foundation for success in school. Their programs show educators and parents ways to "power-up" everyday interactions with young children to promote language development, literacy, and learning. Their programs are used by early childhood educators, speech/language pathologists, special educators, libraries, parent-educators, nurses, home-visitors, universities, colleges, and parents.

Children's Neurobiological Solutions Foundation (CNS) — CNS is a non-profit research foundation improving the lives of children disabled by neurological disorders through research focused on brain repair and regeneration.

Exceptional Parent Magazine — Magazine for parents of children or young adults with disabilities. Includes reports, forum, products links, books.

TheraTogs™ are a revolutionary orthotic undergarment and strapping system that gives clients with sensorimotor impairment an exciting new modality for improving postural alignment and stability, movement skill and precision, and joint stability. Euro-Peds is pleased to be one of the Theratogs partners which allows our patients to purchase Theratogs at a discount. Please go to: http://www.theratogs.com/ClinicalPartners.aspx

United Cerebral Palsy — UCP is the leading source of information on cerebral palsy and is a pivotal advocate for the rights of persons with any disability. As one of the largest health charities in America, UCP’s mission is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

Abilities Expo — Abilities Expo, the one show dedicated to educating and improving the lives of people with disabilities, senior citizens, their families and caregivers, as well as healthcare and education professionals, allows you to discover new products and services.



* Euro-Peds attends and presents at this event

The Kaufman Children's Center - Located in West Bloomfield Twp., Michigan, this comprehensive clinic provides individual intensive speech therapy, occupational therapy, sensory integration therapy, social skills instruction, and applied verbal behavior therapy for children from birth to 17-years-old.







Karen Pape, MD - www.karenpapemd.com, www.facebook.com/karenpapemd, http://ca.linkedin.com/in/karenpapemd - Dr. Pape studies and shares the latest research on neuroplasticity and therapeutic options for children and adults with neuromuscular disorders in her quest to show how we can, and do, retrain the brain with more progressive interventions.  She also provides a wealth of studies and resources in a succinct and easy-to-navigate website, plus an informative blog.


 

O.A.T.S. HRH - Alternative therapy through horse riding and related activities. — O.A.T.S. is a volunteer based organization dedicated to enriching the lives and experiences of children and adults with disabilities. We offer an activity that is both therapeutic and fun, in a safe, supportive environment.

CP Connection — CPC exists to allow those with CP to communicate with each other. Communication is very important in coping with the disability. All too often those with CP (or any other disability) feel isolated and alone. Communication is just as much a healing method as therapy or medication used by doctors. CPC tries to help people realize they are not alone in the world.

Little Mary’s Hospitality House — A year round, family oriented, FREE vacation camp located in Wellston, Michigan on Crystal Lake. It serves families who have children with chronic illness.

Euro Rehab Designs — The mission for Euro Rehab Designs is to provide our professional customers with high quality rehabilitation products, unknown to the United States. The vision is that these products will be used to educate therapists and other medical professionals on a new concept of providing rehabilitation services. The goal is that the patients of our customers will be provided with a safer, less painful and effective treatment.

Island Dolphin Care — Island Dolphin Care is a not for profit organization that provides dolphin therapy to children with critical illnesses, disabilities and special needs from all over the world.

Joni & Friends Family Retreats — At a Joni & Friends Family Retreat you can enjoy a week of vacation that will refresh and strengthen your family. Held at conference centers that provide accessible accommodations, these retreats are designed especially for families affected by disabilities.

United Cerebral Palsy of Metropolitan Detroit — UCP/Detroit provides information and referral services, employment programs (Benefits Planning, Assistance and Outreach Project and PEACE Project), individual and family support services (Advocacy, Everyone Together and Parent Coalitian), community inclusion and independent living supports and community education. More than 65% of the people served by UCP/Detroit have a disability other than cerebral palsy. These include spinal cord injuries, visual disabilities, learning disabilities and other disabilities that affect daily living.

United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan — United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan (UCP Michigan) is a non-profit advocacy organization that works for life without limits for people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. We believe that all people with and without disabilities have a right to be part of their communities and to choose how they want to live their lives.

Bridges 4 Kids — A non-profit parent organization providing a comprehensive system of information and referral for parents of children from birth through transition to adult life.

Keeping Pace — Children’s Orthopedic Footwear

Hatchbacks Footwear — Cute Shoes for kids with braces

www.adaptivemall.com — online ordering for special needs equipment

www.protectedtomorrows.com — Protected Tomorrows, Inc. is an advocacy firm that enhances the lives of people with special needs through a comprehensive life planning process.

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