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Alico Family golf

 

Alico Family Golf in Fort Myers, Florida is your top destination when it comes to Golf Lessons, Driving Range, Miniature Golf and more. Whether you are a beginner golfer or an avid golfer, the Academy at Alico Family Golf is always ready to assist you.  Alico Family Golf has partnered with Helping God’s Babies to provide golf opportunities for individuals and families with special needs.

Gigi's Playhouse

 

With over 50+ brick and mortar locations across the United States and Mexico, GiGi’s Playhouse is the ONLY network of Down Syndrome Achievement Centers. Every day, we provide FREE, life-changing therapeutic, educational and career training programs for 30,000+ individuals of all ages. Our mission is to change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all.

US Adaptive Golf Alliance

 

The United States Adaptive Golf Alliance (USAGA) intends to make playing golf a reality for the 20 million physically disabled who would like  to play the game. Founded in 2014, the USAGA includes 38 member organizations across the United States who provides adaptive golf to 40,000 individuals annually. Our members are the "grass roots" nation-wide adaptive golf organizations working together to provide competitive pathways serving individuals across all disability types.

National Down Syndrome Congress

 

Founded in 1973, we are the leading national resource of support and information for anyone touched by or seeking to learn about Down syndrome, from the moment of prenatal diagnosis through adulthood. The purpose of the NDSC is to promote the interests of people with Down syndrome and their families through advocacy, public awareness, and information. When we empower individuals and families from all demographic backgrounds, we reshape the way people understand and experience Down syndrome.

The "I Got This" Foundation

 

The I GOT THIS Foundation has a mission to promote golf instruction and playing opportunities for people with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities. At I GOT THIS Foundation, we want to create these same experiences for people with intellectual disabilities and the new friends they can make. Inclusion means belonging to a community. What better way to be included than to play alongside fellow golfers including athletes with intellectual disabilities.

National Autism Association

 

Founded in 2003, the National Autism Association is a parent-run non-profit organization and the leading voice on urgent issues related to severe autism, regressive autism, autism safety, autism abuse, and crisis prevention. The mission of the National Autism Association is to respond to the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential.

STARability Foundation

 

Based in Naples, Florida, we exist to support and empower individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. STAR participants connect and engage with the community through continuing education, art and creative expression workshops, health and wellness classes, sports leagues and many other activities to transform the lives of individuals with disabilities through social, vocational and educational connections to the community.

ShortGolf - Family Equipment

 

ShortGolf® includes a world renowned learning system designed for new golfers of all ages and contains all the elements of golf in a simplified form. This innovative system and specialized equipment is specifically designed to make learning golf fun and easy. ShortGolf is the best, most effective way for anyone to teach the game. Kids, parents, grandparents and those with disabilities can participate in learning the game or just enjoying some safe backyard games during the family barbecue or at any open space.

NASDDDS State by State Services

 

The association's goal is to promote and assist states in developing effective, efficient service delivery systems that furnish high-quality services and supports to people with lifelong developmental disabilities. State service systems should be based on the principle that people with developmental disabilities have a right to be treated with respect and dignity, be independent and make individual choices to participate in family, community, and work life with the opportunity to maximize their full potential.