State of NH Resources

 

Autism Resources for Families Flyer

 

Treble Chorus of New England brings together youths of all abilities. My Own Voice is their newest choir. Started as a pilot program in 2012 to make choral music accessible to all, My Own Voice is a program for children and young adults with needs. The successful pilot resulted in a full-season program available to all. Choristers from Concert Choir and Schola provide mentoring support. My Own Voice is run for two eight-week sessions and rehearses for 75 minutes on Tuesday nights from 6:15-7:30 pm. For more information: http://www.treblechorusne.org/Choral_Programs.html

 

Cinemagic Sensory Friendly Movies Cinemagic theaters  play sensory friendly movies once a month at 10am on a Saturday for people with disabilities. What makes it ‘sensory’ is they leave the lights on and lower the volume of the movie and viewers are free to move about and talk. Visit their website for more! http://cinemagicmovies.com/news.asp

 

Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums

 

Cinemagic Sensory Friendly Movies. Cinemagic theaters  play sensory friendly movies once a month at 10am on a Saturday for people with disabilities. What makes it ‘sensory’ is they leave the lights on and lower the volume of the movie and viewers are free to move about and talk. Visit their website for more!

 

Interacting with Autism, a video resource.

 

Starting POINTS for New Hampshire Parents is an online community for families of children with disabilities. It provides for information, networking, training, and support so that parents can learn, share, and connect about how they can support the educational and developmental needs of their children. 

 

Peer Projects - “Peer Projects” offers a range of services including Relationship Development Intervention® (RDI®).  RDI is a family centered approach that works to develop social competence in children by fostering dynamic thinking and dynamic communication.  Visit their website for more information about RDI Therapy and other services.

 

It Takes a Village - When you are struggling to make ends meet, it is hard to remember that you are not alone. There are many groups and services that can help you, and the programs listed here may be helpful to you and your family.

 

Area Urgent Care Facilities

 

Resources for Coping - Help for Children, Youth, Parents, and Providers' Reactions to the Sandy Hook Shootings and Other Disasters or Traumatic Events

 

NH Housing Authority Housing Presentation

 

Rhythyms of Grace, "Worship and Faith Formation for Children and Families with Special Needs" - Rhythms of Grace is a sensory friendly, innovative and non-denominational program designed to meet the spiritual needs of children and their families living with autism spectrum disorders and other special needs.

 

Help for Difficult Times - USA.gov has launched “Help for Difficult Financial Times” to highlight government resources that can make your life easier during tough times.  Some of the most popular resources are: Government Benefits and Financial Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Low-Cost or Free Health Insurance Options, Find a Job and Manage your Debt.

 

Autism Society of New Hampshire

 

NH Alternate Learning Progression Assessment (NHALPS)

 

NH Department of Health and Human Services

 

NHDDC - New Hampshire Developmental Disabilities Council

 

People First of New Hampshire

 

NH Challenge - New Hampshire Challenge Website

 

NH Government - aka "Webster"

 

P2PNH - Parent to Parent of New Hampshire

 

Disability Rights Center - Protection and Advocacy System for New Hampshire

 

NH Coalition on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

 

REDC - Rockingham Economic Development Corporation

 

NH Family Voices - Families And Friends Speaking on Behalf of Children with Special Health Care Needs

 

Special Individuals, Brothers & Sisters

 

Community Support Network, Inc.

 

Developmental Services Quality Council

 

New Hampshire Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)

 

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL)

 

NH Assistive Technologies (ATECH)

 

NH Governor's Commission on Disability

 

National Resources

Navigating Government Benefits & Employment: A Guidebook for Veterans with Disabilities

 

The ARC of the United States

 

Center for START Services

 

NICHCY - National Information Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities

 

HUD - Housing & Mortgages for People with Disabilities

 

Especially for Families

Complex Child Magazine - Lots of great articles and resources including topics such as GI/Nutrition, Respiratory,  Developmental, Orthopedic, Neuromuscular and Neurological Disorders and Therapies, Urology and Nephrology, Infections and Immunity, Metabolic,  Genetic, and Congenital Disorders, Pain and Palliative Care, Other Specialties, Education, Insurance and Medicaid, Advocacy and Disability, and Caregiving

 

Provider Agencies

 

Play Among The Stars Theater Group based in Salem, NH

 

Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Assault

 

FinAid - Financial Aid information (Post Secondary)

 

Pacer - Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights

 

Peterson's - For information on colleges in general, but also for students with special needs

 

Starlight Children's Foundation of New England

 

Ride-Away Handicap Equipment Corporation