Social & Recreational Opportunities

Disability-related social clubs and sports. Social: Organizations that provide an opportunity for individuals with disabilities to meet and socialize with others through dances, parties, picnics, barbecues, events for children and other companionable activities. Sports: Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages with functional or cognitive disabilities to learn, become competitive in and enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities and sports, many of which are played in wheelchairs or have otherwise been modified to accommodate the athletes' disabilities. (AIRS Disability Related Social Clubs (PS-8000.1800) Disability Related Sports (PL-7000.3150)

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North Kingstown, RI

Organization Name: Perspectives Corporation
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Address:
1130 Ten Rod Road, Bldg. C #201
North Kingstown, RI
Phone: 401-294-3990
Eligibility: Criteria varies with each program. Except for Employment Services, participants will need to qualify for funding from services from Behavioral Health Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH) and Medicaid Eligible.
Services Provided: Employment Services age 14+
[https://www.perspectivescorporation.com/services/employment/]

Adult Day Program 21+
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Adult Residential Program 21+
[https://www.perspectivescorporation.com/services/ars24/]

Adult Independent Living Program- a non 24 hour residential support. 21+
[https://www.perspectivescorporation.com/services/ars/]

Shared Living Arrangements 21+
[https://www.perspectivescorporation.com/services/sla/]

Self-Directed Services
[https://www.perspectivescorporation.com/services/SDS/]
Provider Profiles: For over 40 years our creativity, flexibility and commitment to those we support and their families has helped hundreds of individuals with disabilities to become independent and fully enjoy their lives, and has made us one of the largest human service agencies in Rhode Island.



Additional listings for Child and Family Programs and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Programs
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 12/3/2019
1130 Ten Rod Road, Bldg. C, #201
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: 401-294-3990 x134
Organization Name: Perspectives Corporation
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1130 Ten Rod Road, Bldg. C, #201
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: 401-294-3990 x134
Languages Spoken: American Sign Language
Eligibility: 0-21+ Criteria varies depending on program.
Services Provided: Early Intervention: Perspectives Corporation offers specialty consultation for Rhode Island Early Intervention Providers who are working with infants and toddlers with an identified hearing loss.
[https://www.perspectivescorporation.com/services/ei/]

Home-Based Therapeutic Services (HBTS) This intensive, in-home, therapeutic model is designed for children and families who would benefit from working with a team of behavioral health professionals for several hours each week on treatment goals and objectives. This service also offers formalized American Sign Language Classes at a reduced cost to parents in this program.[https://www.perspectivescorporation.com/services/hbts/]

Personal Assistance Support Services (PASS)
This program promotes skill development both in the home and community environments where the focus is to improve the child's ability to complete daily living skills, make safety and self-preserving decisions, and to participate in social roles and social settings. This service is designed to be less intensive than HBTS.
[https://www.perspectivescorporation.com/services/pass/]

Transitional School Services (TSS)
The Transitional School Services program is committed to the fundamental values of dignity and respect for all students making the important transition from school based services to adulthood.
[https://www.perspectivescorporation.com/services/tss/]
Provider Profiles: Perspectives Corporation provides an array of therapeutic services accessible to individuals who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing in Rhode Island. Our specialized team consists of licensed clinical social workers, mental health counselors and behavior specialists who are highly knowledgeable in the fields of mental health and deafness.

Additional listings for Perspectives Corporation include Child and Family Programs and Adult Services Programs.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 12/3/2019

Wakefield, RI

1081 Curtis Corner Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: 401-265-1341
Address:
1081 Curtis Corner Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: 401-265-1341
Email: horsesbringhopepresident@gmail.com
Services Provided: Therapeutic Riding
Traditional Riding
Summer camp
Volunteer opportunities including working students
Provider Profiles: Horses Bring Hope is a 501c3 non-profit organization located in beautiful Wakefield, Rhode Island. We specialize in therapeutic and traditional riding. Currently, our program is made up of 17 unique horses, each possessing their own personalities, abilities, and strengths so that every rider is matched with a compatible equine partner. We are a volunteer based organization with a consistently growing number of dedicated volunteers that make our program possible. We offer services in therapeutic riding, traditional riding, and summer camp.
Through the powerful healing connection between horses and humans, HBH aims to educate and enrich the lives and spirits of individuals of all abilities. Utilizing an inclusive model, HBH strives to improve and rehabilitate the emotional and physical well-being of both humans and equines in a safe, caring and professional environment.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/11/2017

Nationwide

Address:
P.O. Box 520
Colorado Springs, CO 80901-0520
Phone: 877-438-9572
Toll Free Phone: 877-438-9572
Fax: 719-381-1750
Services Provided: Young Life is a Christian ministry that reaches out to middle school, high school and college-aged kids in all 50 states.

Some Young Life areas have dedicated programs for students and young adults with disabilities, typically referred to as Young Life Capernaum. Young Life Capernaum gives young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the chance to experience fun and adventure, to develop fulfilling friendships and to challenge their limits while building self-esteem through club, camp and other exciting activities.

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Last Updated: 2/14/2020