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ACHIEVE TAHOE

ACHIEVE TAHOE #65631260


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  • 2680 Alpine Meadows Road
    Alpine Meadows, Placer

The Achieve Tahoe Program Center is located at Alpine Meadows Resort in the North Lake Tahoe area of Northern California.

ADAPTIVE SKI AND SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTION FOR ALL ABILITIES
We are open daily for lessons from December 1st through April 28th (conditions permitting). We are a member school of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA). Our PSIA-certified instructors and trained volunteers make skiing or snowboarding possible for anyone with physical, sensory or intellectual disabilities.

ADAPTIVE SUMMER SPORTS: A variety of summer sports are available in the Tahoe and Sacramento areas, such as: water skiing, paddle sports and sailing.

MILITARY ADAPTIVE SPORT CAMPS: Achieve Tahoe conducts a winter and summer sport camp for military service members disabled during active duty.

FAQs

What if I cannot afford to pay the lesson fee?
Achieve Tahoe members with extreme financial needs may apply to waive the fees for participation in our sports programs thanks to our Katherine Hayes Rodrigu… [read more]
DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED SERVICES - ACRC

ALTA CALIFORNIA REGIONAL CENTER #4661663


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  • Grass Valley
    530-272-4231

ACRC provides lifelong services for people with developmental disabilities.

Services:
  • Assessment diagnosis and evaluation 
  • Early intervention services for at-risk infants and their families, serving children from 0 to 3 years of age who have developmental delay, who are at risk for developmental delay, or have developmental disabilities.
  • Genetic counseling
  • Service coordination (case management) 
  • Information and referral
  • Individual program planning 
  • Residential care
  • Out-of-home placement and follow-up
  • Consultation to public and private agencies serving individuals with developmental disabilities
To qualify a person must have a substantial handicap of mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and/or autism (either born with the disability, or acquired before the age of 18).

Apply
Call (916) 978-6400 and ask for an intake.

This is one of many possible First 5 Nevada County Ready to Grow (R2G) program resources. 
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION #4660976


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  • Phone 1
    530-541-3226

The California Department of Rehabilitation offers vocational rehabilitation services for Californians with disabilities to obtain and retain employment and maximize their ability to live independently in their communities. Provides career assessment and counseling, job search and interview skills, independent living skills, career education and training, information and referral assistance, and assistive technology information.


 
INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER - FREED

FREED CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING #4662914


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  • 435 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Offers advocacy, information, referral, and assistance with aging and disability issues.

 
MEDICAL CARE - CHAPA-DE

CHAPA-DE INDIAN HEALTH #67267152


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  • 1350 E Main St
    Grass Valley, Nevada
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  • Phone 1
    530-887-2800

Chapa-De Indian Health offers excellent primary medical care for every member of your family (from newborns to seniors) at two centers (locations; Auburn, Grass Valley).

Some services include:
  • Well Child Checks with Immunizations
  • Complete Physical Examinations with Immunizations
  • Family Planning, Including Placement of Intrauterine Devices & Vasectomy
  • Testing and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Well Woman Exams
  • Pregnancy Testing and Prenatal Care
  • Management of Chronic Illnesses
  • Counseling on Nutrition, Exercise, and Lifestyle
  • Screening Exams for Vision, Hearing, Tuberculosis, and Cancers
  • Confidential HIV Testing
  • Blood Tests
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Minor Surgery
  • Treatment of Sprains or Simple Fractures

Specialty Services:
In the event that you require services not available at our healthcare centers, Chapa-De Indian Health will help coordinate care with a specialist. Chapa-De can refer you to any specialist in the region if they accept your health insurance plan and if the… [read more]
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES - NCPHD

NEVADA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT #4661945


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  • 500 Crown Point Circle
    Grass Valley, Nevada
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  • Phone 1
    530-265-7258

Provides education and information about communicable disease prevention and treatment, child development and parenting, lead poison prevention education, and childhood and adult immunization administration.
HORSES FOR HEALING INC.

HORSES FOR HEALING INC. #65631297


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  • 1255 Monument Place
    Newcastle, Placer

Horses for Healing is a therapeutic riding center dedicated to enhancing the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of special needs individuals and their loved ones through involvement with horses.

Therapeutic riding provides the opportunity for people with special needs to use horses as their therapists.

Through this multi-sensory approach, the horse helps to heal the individual both physically and psychologically.

Come see how we are changing lives one ride at a time!

Websites:
SEEDS OF HOPE

SEEDS OF HOPE #65631108


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  • 3885 Richardson Drive
    Auburn, Placer
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  • Seeds of Hope
    530-823-9911

An organization which comes alongside families dealing with Childhood Critical Illness or Special Needs offering prayer, emotional, and financial support catering to each family’s needs.
RIDE TO WALK

RIDE TO WALK #65631413


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  • Riding Facility 1630 Highway 193
    Lincoln, Placer
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  • Office
    916-791-2747

Ride To Walk (RTW) is a therapeutic horseback riding program founded by Dr. Kristine Corn in 1985.

Its mission is to enhance the lives of children and young adults with neurological disabilities by providing innovative therapeutic horseback riding activities that are recreational in nature and adapted to the individual's needs and disabilities.

Ride To Walk received non-profit status in 1988 and is certified by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH). We serve children with disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, attention deficit disorder, head trauma and sensory processing challenges.
A TOUCH OF UNDERSTANDING, INC.

A TOUCH OF UNDERSTANDING, INC. #65631197


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  • 5280 Stirling Street
    Granite Bay, Placer

A Touch of Understanding’s mission is to encourage acceptance and respect for all individuals. ATOU's educational programs are designed to increase understanding of differences, thereby minimizing discrimination, bullying, and social isolation suffered by children and adults who are perceived as different for any reason, but especially those with disabilities.

ATOU's in-school workshop provides a potent, life-changing opportunity for students to meet people with disabilities and to experience for themselves what it may be like to have a disability. The workshop is broken up into two parts.
  • Part 1: Speakers with disabilities talk about their life, their challenges, and how they achieve their goals. During the hour and a half session, students are encouraged to interact with these volunteers and ask questions.
  • Part 2: Students visit activity stations where they: use a wheelchair and white cane, learn to write their names in Braille, perform a task using a mirror to simulate a le…
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