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DIRECTORY SPRING 2019 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, inclusive list that includes more government services and other businesses not advertised in this issue or at www. birminghamparent.com. 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 205624-2415. The resources here have helped make this directory and issue of Birmingham Parent possible, as well as the Special Needs Expo this month! AIM PLUS Medical Supplies BIRMINGHAM SNE SPONSOR 866-919-1246 www.aimplusmedicalsupplies.com We are a local company providing quality medical supplies for a variety of needs. Our main product offerings for children are pediatric urinary catheters, diabetic testing, and insulin pump supplies. Contact us today for free home delivery! SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 27. Alabama Department of Public Health www.alabamapublichealth.gov The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is the primary state health agency for the state of Alabama. SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 31. Alabama Dept. of Rehabilitative Services 334-293-7500 www.rehab.alabama.gov ADRS is a state agency that provides services to children and adults with disabilities through a seamless system of service delivery. 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. SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 26. Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind 256-761-3284 griffin.mandy@aidb.org www.aidb.org AIDB is the world’s most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and service program for individuals of all ages who continued on page 26

are deaf, blind, deaf-blind and multi-disabled. Serving nearly 25,000 infants, toddlers, children, and adults in Alabama each year. SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 27. Alabama Pre-Post Adoption Connections (APAC) 205-719-0496 www.childrensaid.org/apac Alabama Pre-Post Adoption Connections (APAC) is a collaborative effort between Children’s Aid Society of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Human Resources. Alabama Respite 256-859-4900 www.alabamarespite.org Alabama Respite’s mission is to increase access to and availability of respite resources for caregivers. Respite is a temporary break for family caregivers of individuals of any age who have disabilities, chronic or terminal illnesses. Autism Society of Alabama 877-428-8476 205-951-1364 www.autism-alabama.org www.makingconnectionshsv@ 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. SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 22. Bath Fitter - Birmingham www.bathfitter.com 205-208-0564 Bath Fitter addresses mobility issues by converting traditional tubs to easy access walk-in showers with safety bars. Behavioral ONE 205-991-2584 behavioralone.com Behavioral ONE offers a range

of services and support for children, adolescents, and their families including: Applied Behavior Analysis, Cognition Behavior Therapy Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, as well as family and individual counseling. Biotech Limb and Brace 205-324-7897 www.biotechlimbandbrace.com BioTech Limb and Brace works diligently to provide the finest in prosthetic and orthotic needs for your loved ones. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport 205-595-0533 www.flybirmingham.com BHM hosts 5 airlines to 18 airports in 15 cities, connecting Birmingham globally! For over 80 years Birmingham-Shuttlesworth has been Alabama’s gateway to the sky! SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 35. The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs 205-879-3417 www.thebellcenter.org Provides early intervention services including physical, occupational and speech therapies and early childhood special education to children 3 and younger with special needs. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama BIRMINGHAM AND HUNTSVILLE SNE SPONSOR 205-220-2100 www.bcbsal.org Since 1936, we have been doing our part to provide quality, affordable healthcare coverage to each and every one of our members at every stage of their lives. We are proud to be the number one provider of healthcare benefits in Alabama.

BOOST Kids Occupational Therapy & Yoga 205-767-9207 www.boostbirmingham.com We provide children with a “boost” towards independence through improved skills, learned strategies, environmental modifications, and caregiver education while always embracing their interests and passions. Bringing Up Down Syndrome 330-690-3565 www.budsonline.org Bringing Up Down Syndrome BUDS - Our group in Northern AL that supports all the families with children/adults with Down Syndrome. 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. SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 47. Child’s Play Therapy Center Hoover: 205-978-9939 Chelsea: 205-618-8095 Huntsville: 256-837-2470 www.childsplaytherapy.com Occupational, physical, and speech therapy, along with a variety of special programs. Two beautiful, fully equipped facilities. Our experienced, loving staff will exceed your expectations. SEE OUR ADS ON PAGES 13 and 31. Children’s Aid Society of Alabama-APAC Program 866-803-2722 A collaborative effort between Children’s Aid Society of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Human resources, APAC recruits & supports adoptive families for Alabama’s Waiting Children. birminghamparent.com | 25

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2019 Spring Special Needs issue.