• Valuable Resources and Services
    Autism Society of North Carolina
    The Autism Society of North Carolina helps people on the autism spectrum and their families by offering services and support.

    BEES- Building Exciting, Effective Strategies for Parenting
    Parents of special needs children meet with a guest

    Beginnings for Parents of Hearing Impaired Children
    Provides emotional support & access to information as a central resource for families with deaf or hard of hearing children, age birth through 21 years.

    Carousel Center
    A resource for professional medical care and supportive services to infants, children and adolescents living with life-threatening illness, and their families. The staff is specially trained in pediatric care and experienced in providing services to children and families. Services include medical and nursing care, emotional and spiritual care, individual and group counseling for children, parents, siblings, or extended family, bereavement care to those touched by the death of a loved one and social support provided by trained volunteers.

    Downtown Health Plaza
    Operated by Wake Forest/Baptist Medical Center, DHP offers medical services and health clinics Monday

    Easter Seals UCP (United Cerebral Palsy) Family Support Services
    Provides a variety of services, information and referral for people with disabilities.

    Enrichment Center, An Affiliated Chapter of the ARC
    Provides advocacy and support for individuals with developmental disabilities such as mental retardation, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and autism. Also provides services to adults with disabilities through skill development to bridge the gap to the general community. Services include employment through the arts, supported employment, compensatory education and community coaches to develop independent living skills. Other support services include information and referral, systems advocacy, and individual advocacy.

    Families of Early Austism Treatment (FEAT)
    FEAT is an organization that provides resources and support to families with autistic children.

    Family Support Network of Greater Forsyth
    A program based on providing free services that enhance the lives of children with special needs by working with their families and the professionals who serve them, and to facilitate the development of family centered services.

    Forsyth County Department of Public Health
    Provides public health clinics, nutrition programs, health education and public health nursing, including Child Service Coordination for children ineligible for the Infant-Toddler program (see CDSA). Also oversees the CAP-C program, a Medicaid Waiver program that is an alternative funding source for infants and children who have serious medical involvement. Contact Judy Southern 703-3242. Call 336-703-3100 for information on Women, Infants, & Children (WIC).

    Forsyth Medical Center
    Offers comprehensive medical services, including a Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery and a Special Care Nursery. The birthplace of most babies born in Forsyth County.

    Imprints for Families with Young Children
    Offers parent education and support to parents with children from birth through age five years. Parent educators use the Parents as Teachers

    Muscular Dystrophy
    For information on clinics, support groups, summer camps, equipment, etc. Contact: Autumn Kish at. 856-1591 orakish@mdausa.org

    Piedmont Down Syndrome Support Network
    Parent support group that provides information and resources. Hosts an annual Buddy Walk and social gatherings for families of children with Down syndrome.

    Spina Bifida Association of North Carolina

    The Spina Bifida Association (SBA) serves adults and children who live with the challenges of Spina Bifida.   Its tools are education, advocacy, research, and service.

    The ARC of North Carolina
    Provides advocacy and direct services for clients who have a developmental disability such as mental retardation, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and autism. They work with clients in skill development to bridge the gap to the general community.

    The Governor Morehead Preschool
    Provides community-based early intervention and preschool services to children ages birth to five years with visual impairments.

    Therepeutic Horseback Riding
    Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center, 6825 Rollingview Drive Tobaccoville NC 27050
    Ph:  336.922.6426       Email:  rtrc@windstream.net

    Triad First In Families
    Leverages community resources and/or provides cash assistance to meet the needs of children and adults who have disabilities. The focus is on needs for which there are no other funding sources. Net income limitations.
Last Modified on November 22, 2019