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June 11 – July 6
July 9 – August 17

 

 

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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

Painting of Mountain Streams

Actively independent in work and play

Sepideh Vahdat, a graduate of Homestead High School and Gavilan College, stays very active. When she is not working at her job at Ada’s Café...
Chelsey Fineberg painting in art class

A lifetime of learning at Abilities United

Chelsey Fineberg was 8 years old when she was introduced to swimming by Betty Wright, the founder of Abilities United Aquatic Services....
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Medical breakthrough gives resident back his life

Albert Bostic is a participant of Abilities United Adult Services. This article is reprinted with permission from the Palo Alto Weekly which...

Events

FANtasy: Heroes, Monsters, and Magic Art Exibit

April 17 - July 29: Children's Discovery Museum, San Jose
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“Art Aquatic” Art Exhibition

April 25 - August 25: Abilities United Art Gallery, Palo Alto
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Summertime in Blues

May 16 - June 30: The Midpen Media Center, Palo Alto
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People’s Rainbow

May 24 - July 1: Kingston Cafe, San Mateo
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Premiere of Emmy-winning Oscar-nominated Fadiman’s newest Film

June 3 - Lucie Stern Community Center, Palo Alto
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SARC Self-Determination Presentation – June

June 6, 2018, 10:30am to 12pm: Abilities United, Palo Alto
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SARC Self-Determination Presentation – July

July 12, 2018, 6pm to 7:30pm: Abilities United, Palo Alto
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