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About Special Kids, Inc.

Mailing Address:
7275 Shadeland Ave. Suite 1
Indianapolis, IN 46250

Phone: 817-257-8683 or 1-800-964-4746
Fax: 317-251-7488

Contact Person: Rebecca Kirby

Email:

Web Site: http://www.aboutspecialkids.org

Population Served:
Developmental Disabilities

Mission:
Supporting children with special needs and their families by providing information, peer support, and education, and building partnerships with professionals and communities.

Description:
About Special Kids, Inc. is a Statewide organization.

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Provide education to families or youth on issues of interest
• Provide training and mentoring of family members or youth (e.g., to assume leadership roles, act as provider)
• Provide advocacy

Organization type:
• A statewide family-run organization

Region(s) served:
• Statewide
• Local

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