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where people of all abilities learn, live, work and play together.



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Abilities United’s new on-site art gallery!
Opening Reception October 24th, 10:30am – 4:00pm.


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Meet four renowned authors

at the 25th Anniversary of the Authors Luncheon!



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Children's Services

Education and Therapy for children; Support for families.



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About Us

Abilities United supports children and adults with disabilities, their families and the community, and champions a culture in which all members of society are included and appreciated for their distinctive contributions.
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Children and Families

Children achieve their full potential through early intervention, education, recreation, therapy, socialization and extracurricular programs tailored to their unique needs.
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Adults and Families

Gain valuable life skills, access vocational and employment opportunities, and develop a rich social life through employment , independent living, and social programs.
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Enrichment Services

Art, computer, aquatics, and respite programs enhance the lives of children and adults and help them maintain a healthy body and mind.
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Early Intervention

Early Intervention offers in-home education and therapy services for children from birth to three years old who have developmental delays or are at risk of delay, and their families.
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Enhance your child’s speech and language, motor skills, behavior, and other life skills through the power of physical, occupational, speech, and behavior therapy.
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A nurturing environment with a developmentally-based curriculum to cultivate the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of your child.
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After School / Camps

A welcoming, nurturing environment where your child will make and maintain friendships with peers.
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Day Activities

Daily activities offers you a variety of educational, recreational, social, and vocational options to help you meet your personal goals.
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Independent Living Skills

One-on-one coaching helps you learn daily living skills, such as nutrition, money management, communication, household management, to lead a rich, independent life.
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Employment Services

Skill assessment, job readiness, and job coaching to help you apply for jobs, find a job that fit your skills and interests, and maintain employment.
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Enjoy the peace of mind associated with quality in-home care as you use our services to maintain balance in your lives.
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Aquatic Services

Warm-water fitness and rehabitation services for people of every, stage, and ability level
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Computer Education

Individualized lessons to develop and enhance your computer software, hardware, and Internet skills for work, school and play.
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Art Program

Develop and share your creative talents and expression through exhibitions and classes held throughout the San Francisco Bay Area art community.
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Recent Stories

Sharkie poses with Intuit Otters swim team, 2016 Fundraising Results

Aquathon swimmers of all ages and abilities raised over $75k

2016 Aquathon Results Twenty four teams and hundreds of swimmers and volunteers continued the spirit of the 2016 Paralympics and Summer...
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Adaptive equipment in the Abilities United Computer Education class used by participant and teacher

Honorary Aquathon Swimmer

Maritza was born prematurely with cerebral palsy and developed lupus as a young girl. But that didn’t stop her from taking on life head on. ...
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Besse Bolton student check presentation to Abilities United CEO Charlie Weidanz

Great end of fiscal year!

A strong finish to fiscal year 2016 positions us well for a strong start to our new year.  And you made this all achievable! record donations...
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Upcoming Events

Authors Luncheon - Oct 29, 2016

The Authors Luncheon sells out each year! You won’t want to miss this one in particular as we celebrate 25 years of this entertaining and dynamic fundraiser for Abilities United!
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Stanford Social Skills Study

Social skills group and study for children, aged 4-6 years. a collaboration between Stanford University and Abilities United.
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Now Enrolling! Moving for Me - Nov 16, 2016

Moving for Me motor development group for children who are not yet walking. The next 5-week series begins November 16th.
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