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Authors Luncheon November 3rd

Meet four fabulous authors who discuss their latest

works and share their literary inspiration.

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

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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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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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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, and 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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Aquatic Services

Warm-water fitness and rehabilitation 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

Authors 2018 combined

Meet Meg Waite Clayton, Jim Averbeck, Vanessa Hua, and Fox Butterfield at Authors Luncheon

Palo Alto author Meg Waite Clayton plus Jim Averbeck, Vanessa Hua, and Fox Butterfield at Authors Luncheon Fundraiser on November 3 Abilities...
Sunset, Oil on Canvas: Beautiful orange and purple hues above a mountain top

Talented Bay Area artist inspired by impressionist paintings

Ingrid Lai learned about Abilities United early in 2012 through a friend and her doctor. She then started one-on-one aquatic rehabilitation...

Meet our Aquathon Honorary Swimmer

Jessica Codromac is an Aquathon participant since 2004 and an Abilities United participant since she was 20 years old.  Jessica was surprised...

Special Events

Abilities United Authors Luncheon 2018

November 3: Crowne Plaza Cabana, Palo Alto
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Breathing Space

September 4 - October 30: Hall of Justice, Redwood City
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Sea Change

September 20 - October 20: Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto
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