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Elves Special Needs Society provides individuals with severe disabilities and special needs with a unique, individualized, educational or day program to promote their maximum development and to enhance the quality of life of the individuals and their families within a supportive and caring environment.
Elves is a specialized environment that serves children, youth and adults with the highest needs. Throughout our 40 years of being established Elves has enhanced its programs and services to best serve the expanding demographic of disabled persons. We serve children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Autism, Down Syndrome as well as those with speech delays, and PT or OT needs. Our youth and adult clients have severe developmental disabilities and are medically fragile.
Funds from the Heart of HGA Tournament will help Elves to continue provide services such as:
- Early Childhood Services
- For learners ages 2.8 to 6 years of age with a diagnosis such as a speech delay, Down syndrome, fine/gross motor delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), and cerebral palsy.
- Grades 1 – 12
- For learners ages 6-20 with severe multiple disabilities who are medically fragile. This program is operational from September to June.
- FASD Respite Programs
- For learners ages 3-8 with a diagnosis or query of FASD, while also providing parents with time and resources to meet their family’s needs. This program is operational only on Saturdays.
- Adult Day Programs
- Offered to learners ages 20 and up with severe, multiple disabilities who require meaningful, engaging opportunities for growth. This program is operational year-round.