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DIRECTORY FALL HIGHLIGHTS 2018

Your One-Stop Source for Birmingham’s Kids with Special Needs Following is an abbreviated list of local resources and services in this issue of Birmingham Parent for Alabama kids with special needs. There are a number of services offered throughout the state for parents with children with disabilities, from inclusive school care programs to music and sports teams and classes. You can read an even more complete list that includes more government services and other businesses at http://birminghamparent.com/directory/article/birmingham-parents-2018-special-needs-directory/. If you know of an organization or service that should be included in our online special needs directory, please contact us at editor@birminghamaparent.com or fax to 205-624-2415. The resources here have helped make this directory and issue of Birmingham Parent possible.

Alabama Department of Public Health www.alabamapublichealth.gov Promotes, protects and improves the health of individuals and communities of Alabama. Alabama Family Trust 205-313-3915 www.alabamafamilytrust.com A nonprofit special needs trust that holds and administers money for children and adults with disabilities, including the elderly in nursing homes to help become eligible and maintain government benefits such as Medicaid and SSI.

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind 256-761-3284 www.aidb.org AIDB is the world’s most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and service program for individuals of all ages who are deaf, blind, deaf-blind and multi-disabled. Serving nearly 25,000 infants, toddlers, children, and adults in Alabama each year.  AIM PLUS Medical Supplies Moundville and Tuscaloosa 866-919-1246 www.aimplusmedicalsupplies.com

We are able to fill both individual orders for clients with insurance (for diabetic testing supplies, catheters and insulin pump supplies), as well as a wide range of products both of small or large quantity through our governments contracts and business to business department. Autism Society of Alabama 877-428-8476 or 205-951-1364 www.autism-alabama.org The Autism Society of Alabama is a nonprofit advocacy group with the mission of improving services for those on the Autism Spectrum. BOOST Kids Occupational Therapy & Yoga 205-767-9207 www.boostbirmingham.com “BOOSTing” children’s function in motor skills, life skills, social skills, and wellness through attentive, family-centered services. Accepting most insurances! #HappyHealthyCalmStrong Bradford & Holliman, LLC 205-663-0281 www.bradfordholliman.com Estate and long-term care plan-

ning for young families, blended families, the disabled, empty nesters & the elderly. Brookwood Baptist Health Four locations in Central Alabama BBHob.com  • Brookwood Baptist Medical Center Birmingham, AL • Princeton Baptist Medical Center Birmingham, AL • Shelby Baptist Medical Center Alabaster, AL • Walker Baptist Medical Center Jasper, AL With four hospitals delivering throughout central Alabama, access to an entire network of specialists, and countless ways to customize your experience, Brookwood Baptist Health is a community of care dedicated to making your new beginning a happy one. Child’sPlay Therapy Center Hoover: 205-978-9939 Chelsea: 205-618-8095 www.childsplaytherapy.com Occupational, physical and speech therapy, along with a variety of special programs.

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Birmingham Parent's September 2018 Issue  

Focus on Special Needs

Birmingham Parent's September 2018 Issue  

Focus on Special Needs