Resources & Funding for Families

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LRCS Forms

Respite Calendar 2016 – 2017

Respite Parent Reimbursement Form

Funding Sources

Harry Gregg Foundation

The Harry Gregg Foundation provides financial assistance to improve the lives of people of all ages in New Hampshire with physical, intellectual, or emotional disabilities.

Annie Forts Up Syndrome Fund

Dedicated to opening windows of opportunity through education and experience. Provides assistance to individuals who experience Down Syndrome. Camperships, therapeutic riding lessons, tuition/scholarships, wellness, etc.

ACT Today

National non-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness and provide treatment services and support to families to help their children with autism achieve their full potential.

Baker Summer Camp Program (Autism Speaks)

Challenged Athletes Foundation Grants for athletes with physical disabilities

Computer Technology Assistance Corps (CTAC-NH) Helping low income NH families own, learn and use computers.

Free Assistive Technology Workshops from ATECH Services

NH Council on Developmental Disabilities – Small Grants

The New Hampshire Council on Developmental Disabilities offers small grants to individuals or groups to support disability related activities and initiatives that help achieve the Council’s mission of “Dignity, Full Rights of Citizenship, Equal Opportunities, and Full Participation for All New Hampshire Citizens with Developmental Disabilities.”

Subject to available funding, the Council offers Community Education Grants, Community Project Grants, Teen Grants and grants through its Personal Education and Leadership Development Program. Follow this link for more information:  http://www.nhddc.org/small_grants.php

Refurbished Equipment Marketplace (Durable Medical Equipment)

Therapy Services

LRCS Autism Center, Laconia

Infocus Vision & Therapy Center, Belmont

Feeding and Swallowing Program at SERESC

Ready Set Connect (Crotched Mountain)

Concord Swing for the Stars, Concord

Therapeutic Horseback Riding Equine Site (NH)

Summer Camp

Summer is a great time, but it can also be challenging for families looking for appropriate programming and activities for a child or adult who experiences a developmental disability. If your family receives services from LRCS, you can talk to your Resource Coordinator about camp grants and scholarships.

Here are some camp programs in New Hampshire and other New England states:

Camp Allen, Bedford, NH

Camp Fatima, Gilmanton Ironworks, NH

Camp Hawkeye, Moultonborough, NH

Camp Oceanwood, Ocean Park, ME

Easter Seals Camp Sno-Mo, Gilmanton Ironworks,

NH Camp Starfish

The Mayhew Program, Bristol, NH

Camp Spaulding, Penacook

Adam’s Camp, Loon Mountain

Circle of Fleur de Lis (a one-week free camp experience for girls who have experienced the death of a parent)

If you are the parent of a school-aged child, contact your school district to inquire about what kind of summer programming is offered. You should also check with your local parks and recreation department to see what your community offers for summer programming.

Swim Instruction

Pemi-Baker Community Health Center, Plymouth

GI Fitness, Gilford

Recreation

Special Olympics Winnipesaukee Warriors:  winniwarriorscoach@yahoo.com

Exploring Our Way:  Children’s Museum of NH Autism Partnership Program 

Services & Benefits

Understanding benefits & work incentives, a presentation by Granite State Independent Living

NH Statewide Independent Living Council

NH Care Path (Resources for Community-based long-term services & supports)

Bureau of Developmental Services

DHHS Social Security

Advocacy & Information

ABLE NH

Autism Society

Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation

Disability Rights Center

NH Council on Autism Spectrum Disorders Virtual Resource Center

Parent Information Center of NH

National Down Syndrome Congress

The New Hampshire Challenge (newspaper)

NH Family Voices

UNH Institute on Disability

Williams Syndrome Association

Brain Injury Association of NH

Northern New England Down Syndrome Congress

People First of NH 

If you would like to attend one of the Council’s monthly meetings or are interested in joining, please contact Family to Family Coordinator Kaitlin Levesque at 581-1558.