Abilities United is a not-for-profit organization for people with developmental (Down Syndrome, mental retardation, autism, and cerebral palsy) and other disabilities, who live in the Bay Area. Abilities United has been accredited by CARF, a national accreditation commission, since 1980.
Abilities United offers services to infants, children, and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. Abilities Unitedâ€™s services include the Early Intervention Program, Milestones Preschool, Respite Services, After School Socialization, Adult Day Activities, Independent Living Services, Employment Services, Computer Education and the Aquatic Services.
Through this range of lifetime services, Abilities United:
â€¢ Reduces and prevents developmental delays
â€¢ Supports families and caregivers
â€¢ Teaches community living skills
â€¢ Provides job placement and support
â€¢ Educates the community
â€¢ Creates community partnerships
â€¢ Enables people with developmental disabilities to continue to be valued members of the community