Disability Resources in the Delaware Valley

Charities, Foundations and Support for Children with Disabilities
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These resources are highlights from our disability resources directory which can be found in our digital issue, here.

 

Charities & Foundations

FACES 4 Autism

2900 Fire Road
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
609-380-4251
faces4autism.org
FACES 4 Autism provides education and resources to families and teachers in the South Jersey area. The organization also has several educational resources available online: https://faces4autism.org/what-is-autism

 

Jaden’s Voice Inc.

3502 Scotts Lane, Suite 1923
Philadelphia, PA 19129
800-825-8950
jadensvoice.org
Jaden’s Voice works to bridge the gap for services in speech, occupational therapies and nutrition. This charity’s mission is to build a facility that would provide everything an individual or family needs to assist them with autism.

 

Legal Clinic for the Disabled Inc.

1513 Race St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-587-3350
https://lcdphila.org
Legal Clinic for the Disabled helps parents and caregivers access health care for their children. Their services help clients overcome any legal barriers between them and the care they need to live both safely and independently.

 

Family Care

Child & Family Art Therapy Center

1845 Walnut St., #1540
Philadelphia, PA 19103
610-649-1080
childandfamilytherapycenter.com
The Child & Family Art Therapy Center offers individual therapy and social skills therapy for children. Their art-play therapy program is for 3- to 12-year-olds, with a verbal therapy program for 13- to 19-year-olds, in addition to adult art therapy services and art therapy assessments.

 

Child Psychologists

Bellefonte Center for Children and Families

811 Brandywine Blvd., Wilmington, DE 19809
302-643-2232
bellefontefamilies.com
The Bellefonte Center for Children and Families offers a range of services, including co-parenting counseling, reunification therapy, effective co-parenting appraisal and family therapy.

 

Delaware Family Center

3608 Lancaster Pike
Wilmington, DE 19805
302-995-9600
delawarefamilycenter.com
Delaware Family Center employs nine therapists, covering many areas of expertise, methods and age ranges.

 

Dr. Samantha Wertheimer

255 S. 17th St., Suite 1904
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-792-2323
drsamanthawertheimer.com
Dr. Samantha Wertheimer is a licensed clinical psychologist and psychotherapist who offers private sessions for children, adolescents, adults and families. Her expertise includes (but is not limited to) grief, depression, anxiety, family and marital relationships, communication, school concerns, parenting and behavioral concerns.

 

Parent to Child Therapy Associates

1226 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146
215-450-5271
parent2child.net
Parent to Child offers art therapy for individuals, groups, children, families and adults. The practice also offers speech and language therapies, including assessments and individual work.

 

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Wilmington

300 Delaware Ave., Suite 1205
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-205-1483
thriveworks.com/wilmington-counseling
Thriveworks offers counseling and psychiatry services to children and teens. Services can address depression, anxiety, grief, trauma and PTSD, eating disorders, addiction, ADHD, LGBTQ+ issues, relationship problems, sexual abuse and issues, self-esteem, sleep problems and stress. The practice offers CBT, DBT, EMDR, ACT and Christian counseling.

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