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About Us

Abilities United advances advocacy, inclusion, and independence for people with developmental disabilities.
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Children and Families

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

Gain valuable life skills, access vocational and work 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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Therapy

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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Milestones Preschool

Milestones Preschool

A nurturing environment with a developmentally-based curriculum to cultivate the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of your child.
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Socialization

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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Respite Program

Respite

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

Hinton Family: Jane, John, and Jennifer Wagstaff-Hinton

Jane belongs and thrives at Abilities United

Twenty-seven years ago, my husband John and I, had our first child, Jane…a beautiful, blond baby girl – “princess Jane”. Our first year...
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2017 authors on stage

Authors Luncheon raises over $375,000!

The 26th Annual Abilities United’s historically successful fundraiser, Authors Luncheon, raised over $375,000 as of November 13, 2017. This...
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Amy Dickinson Portrait

Amy Dickinson and three other authors speak at Authors Luncheon

Abilities United’s historically successful fundraiser, Authors Luncheon, returns for its 26th year on Saturday, November 4 and features...
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Events

Winter’s Walk

October 18 - January 18: Clocktower Coffee, Mountain View
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Pop!

October 24 – January 24: Abilities United Art Gallery, Palo Alto
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Holiday Showcase

November 15 - January 9: Homewood Suites-Hilton, Palo Alto
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