Recreation Therapy

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Rehabilitation oriented fitness programs that develop individualized exercise routines and other fitness activities for people with acute or chronic health conditions. Included are gym and home based therapeutic exercise programs and aquatic therapy. (AIRS LR-8400)

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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
110 Jefferson Boulevard Unit H
Warwick, RI 02888
Phone: 401-787-1178
Address:
110 Jefferson Boulevard Unit H
Warwick, RI 02888
Phone: 401-787-1178
Services Provided:
  • Clinical Services link
  • Social Development Groups link
  • Individual and Family Therapy
  • Drop in clubs and activities
  • Telehealth
Provider Profiles:

Skills in Motion is a social development center for children, adolescents and young adults with Autism, ADHD and other social learning challenges.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/1/2022
290 West Exchange Street
Suite 101
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-214-2330
Address:
290 West Exchange Street
Suite 101
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-214-2330
Toll Free Phone: 818-345-2345 x1589
Languages Spoken: Spanish and will work with family to find therapists that speak additional languages if there is a need.
Services Provided:

Services link

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (in home, center, school and community)
  • Specialized Outpatient Services
  • Center-based Services
  • Home Based Services
  • Remote Clinical Services
Provider Profiles:

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders ( CARD) was established in 1990 by Doreen Granpeesheh, and has become one of the world's largest providers of evidence-based autism treatment. CARD has successfully treated thousands of individuals using the principles of ABA to teach new skills and decrease challenging behaviors commonly associated with autism.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/15/2021
501 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-732-5100
Address:
501 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-732-5100
Fax: 203-286-1688
Email: info.sensationstation@gmail.com
Eligibility:

Services for ages birth-21

Services Provided:

Individualized Occupation Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech and Language Services.

Kid's Club- membership driven sensory gym

Social Stop-social/emotional groups for all ages

Learning Express-specialized classroom room for 30 months-5 years.

Telehealth Services

Provider Profiles:

Sensory Station is a private, family centered therapy facility specializing in the care of children from birth to 21 years of age dealing with learning, social and physical challenges ;limiting their participation in everyday activities. Our program includes a parent advisory committee who understands, firsthand, the day to day issues which may arise at home, school or in the community. We are here to help by providing specialized interventions in occupational and physical therapy and speech language pathology.


Other Locations
Sensation Station
2470 Boston Post Road
Guilford, Connecticut
( 888) 820-8786

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/6/2022
PO Box 2157
Framingham, MA 01703
Organization Name: Doug Flutie Jr Foundation for Autism
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Address:
PO Box 2157
Framingham, MA 01703
Services Provided:

The Safe & Secure Project offers SafetyNet Tracking devices to families in New England to keep their loved ones safe from the dangers of wandering. link

Joey’s Fund Family Grant Program link 

Provider Profiles:

The goal of the Flutie Foundation is to help families affected by autism live life to the fullest.
Our programs and activities improve the quality of everyday life for people and families affected by autism along seven key dimensions that are critical to living each day fully.  We aim to provide a path for education and/or employment during the day; opportunities for physical and social activity outside of work/school; and the tools to be safe, supported, and informed at all times.

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Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/29/2021
Administrative Office
555 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: 203-772-0522
Address:
Administrative Office
555 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: 203-772-0522
Eligibility:

a variety of incredible camp programs for children with a serious illness and their families at no cost to the families.

Services Provided:

Tour the camp Link

Summer camp Link

Hero's Journey (teens) Link

Leader's in Training Program for former campers ages 17-19 Link

Weekend Programs

Parent Programs

Provider Profiles:

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is dedicated to providing “a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children and their families throughout the Northeast, free of charge. It’s a community that celebrates the fun, friendship and spirit of childhood, where every kid can “raise a little hell.”

Held at the Camp’s facility in Ashford, Connecticut, Camp’s signature summer
program consists of seven, weeklong sessions for seriously ill children aged 7-15, and one session for their siblings

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 5/17/2021
55 Summer Street
Rehoboth, MA 02769
Phone: 508-252-5814
Address:
55 Summer Street
Rehoboth, MA 02769
Phone: 508-252-5814
Fax: 508-252-5814
Service Categories:
Services Provided:

Therapeutic riding uses the magnetic bond between people and horses to teach such skills as listening, balance, gross and fine motor control, as well as a variety of other skills that help people promote independence and self-confidence.

Therapeutic riding serves people of all ages with all types of disabilities, including learning, development, emotional and physical issues, as well as conditions such as autism, cerebral palsy, spine and head injury, stroke, arthritis blindness and deafness.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 12/10/2020
1081 Curtis Corner Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: 401-265-1341
Address:
1081 Curtis Corner Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: 401-265-1341
Services Provided:
  • Therapeutic Riding
  • Traditional Riding
  • Volunteer Opportunities
Provider Profiles:

Horses Bring Hope is a 501c3 non-profit organization located in beautiful Wakefield, Rhode Island. We specialize in therapeutic and traditional riding. 

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 5/17/2021
1 Turtle Trail
Charlestown, RI 02813
Phone: 401-364-6106
Organization Name: Angels on Horseback Therapeutic Riding School, Inc
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Address:
1 Turtle Trail
Charlestown, RI 02813
Phone: 401-364-6106
Email: loveamorgan@aol.com
Eligibility: Fee and application
Services Provided: Therapeutic Riding
Traditional Riding
Volunteer Opportunities
We offer an 10- or 12-week session lesson program. Session duration is specifically designed for optimum results. Lessons can be extended.
Mailing address above and lessons take place below
Angels on Horseback
40 Collins Road
Ashaway, RI 02804
Provider Profiles: Our goal is to improve the lives of individuals suffering from a variety of conditions. Experience has shown us, in many instances, that this unique therapy, when used in conjunction with more traditional medical treatments, provides life altering changes. Angels On Horseback Therapeutic Riding School, Inc. established in 2003 as a non-profit (501)(c)(3) organization, provides equine assisted therapy to children and adults with mentally and physically challenging conditions. Our program provides an environment where humans and animals benefit from each other. AOH is the LONGEST established Therapeutic Riding School in Rhode Island and has the largest facility.Angels On Horseback's therapeutic riding program follows the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association guidelines for accredited educational centers.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/24/2020
86 Foster Center Road
Foster, RI 02825
Phone: 401-397-9242
Address:
86 Foster Center Road
Foster, RI 02825
Phone: 401-397-9242
Email: info@cornerstonefarmri.com
Eligibility:

Fee and complete a client packet [http://www.ridenewhorizons.org/contact.html] financial aid request in packet.

Services Provided:

Therapeutic Riding
Dressage for Advanced Riders

Provider Profiles:

The New Horizons Center for Equine Assisted Therapy was created to bring these opportunities to more individuals! Recently designated as a 501©3 non-profit foundation, New Horizons provides riding and driving instruction, as well as un-mounted equine facilitated therapy to individuals of all ages at Cornerstone Farm.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/1/2022
1992 Old Louisquisset Pike
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-475-0653
Organization Name: Social Sparks, Inc.
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Address:
1992 Old Louisquisset Pike
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-475-0653
Fax: 401-475-0729
Email: info@socialsparksri.com
Eligibility: Children and young adults ages 3-25 and adults ages 18-65 Blue Cross Blue Shield, Neighborhood Health, United Behavioral Health, Tufts with Self Pay Options .
Services Provided:

Intake Assessment first appointment [https://www.socialsparksri.com/new-clients]
Individual therapy
Adult therapy
Group therapy
Family therapy
Interest-based clubs

Social Skills Groups

Programs target:
Self-management
Self-Awareness
Responsible Decision-Making
Relationship Skills
Social Awareness
Mindfulness

Provider Profiles:

Social Sparks is a Social Emotional Learning Center where we strive to provide services to a diverse clientele through unique, individualized strategies and curricula. We aim to make therapy accessible to all and accommodate and differentiate throughout our therapy to meet the ever growing needs of clients and groups as a whole. Our goal is to provide essential life skills for individuals to successfully socialize, regulate and navigate through life.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/4/2020
Wyoming, RI 02898
Phone: 401-481-6022
Address:
Wyoming, RI 02898
Phone: 401-481-6022
Service Categories:
Email: kristy@equineempowermentsolutions.com
Provider Profiles:

Equine Empowerment Solutions offers Equine Assisted Growth and Learning (EAL) as well as Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) programs following the practices and guidelines set forth by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA.)
Address is not listed -contact via phone or email.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/16/2022
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120 Webster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02861
Phone: 401-255-2911
Address:
120 Webster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02861
Phone: 401-255-2911
Email: astrocurricular@gmail.com
Services Provided:

ASTRO Academy Adults

ASTRO Academy Youth

Advanced Coursework Network ACN

Summer Camps link

Mentoring 

Group Therapy

Adult Daycare

Translation Services 

Provider Profiles:

ASTRO stands for Arts, Sports, Technology and Resource Organization.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2021
95 Rolfe Street
Cranston, RI 02910
Phone: 401-461-5487
Address:
95 Rolfe Street
Cranston, RI 02910
Phone: 401-461-5487
Service Categories:
Services Provided:

Adaptive Dance Class ages 5-11

Rhythm Works Integrative Dance is a specialized, but inclusive, dance and rhythm program designed for those with individual learning differences and special needs. 


Provider Profiles:

Multiple locations in Smithfield, Warwick and Cranston.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/1/2022
116 Barbs Hill Road
Greene, RI 02827
Phone: 401-397-3134
Address:
116 Barbs Hill Road
Greene, RI 02827
Phone: 401-397-3134
Text: 401-480-4885
Service Categories:
Email: tamarackfarm@verizon.net
Services Provided:

Youth, transition and corporate programs

Provider Profiles:

Equine Assisted Learning Program- building leadership and empowerment skills through equine communications.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/9/2022