Disabilities

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CAPS: Challenged Athletes Participating in Sports
Organization based in Tonawanda working to provide children and young adults with special needs the opportunity to participate in athletic activities including baseball, basketball, floor hockey, soccer and more.

Down Syndrome Parent Group of Western New York
Parent group that offers support to families and those with Down syndrome, as well as information about the syndrome, available community services and upcoming educational programs.

Museum of disABILITY History
Dedicated to advancing the understanding, acceptance, and independence of people with disabilities.

Parent Network of WNY
Local organization for both parents and professionals involved in the lives of individuals with disabilities and children with special needs. Included are local, state and national resources, a list of available workshops and seminars and the latest Special Insights newsletter.

ThinkBright Family Support Groups
Contains listings and contact information for several local support groups through the WNED-TV ThinkBright web site.

Western New York Family Magazine
Contains listings of WNY area professionals and organizations which serve children with special needs and their families.