Recreational, Social & Learning Opportunities

Fellowship School of Dance

Weekly creative dance classes for children with special needs who otherwise would not be able to participate in a mainstream dance class. There will be a number of assistants in each age level to ensure that each student is receiving the attention and help they may need. 

Flip For Function

Flip for Function students learn by participating in individualized, strength-based treatment sessions to address muscle development, coordination, self regulation, body awareness, sensory integration and so much more! Gymnastics based therapy sessions focus on the strengths and unique needs.

Friends Life

Friends Life is a certified 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities by creating opportunities to develop socially, grow personally and enjoy community as they experience life together. This day program is for adults age 18 and older and fosters life long learning, opportunities for work and service, and more. 

Gifts From the Heart For Downs

Gifts from the Heart for Downs, a 501(c)3 non-profit tax exempt organization, works to bring wishes to life for people with Down Syndrome.

GiGi's Playhouse Nashville

Provides free programs that are educational and therapeutic in nature to individuals with Down syndrome from birth through adulthood, their families and the community. 

INN Inclusion Network of Nashville

The VKC TRIAD Community Engagement Program is an innovative partnership with community cultural and civic organizations that works to promote full inclusion of all children and adults. These organizations are prominent arts, education, athletic, and community organizations across Nashville, who readily took initiative in learning how to be a stronger and more reliable community for everyone. 

Jill's House Weekend Adventures

Jill’s House Weekend Adventures (JHWA) is an overnight respite camp for children with intellectual disabilities in the form of a three-day camp experience.  At Weekend Adventures, children (ages 6-17) create memories and friendships through activities like hayrides, hikes, crafts, games, talent shows, ropes courses, swimming and more.

Lifetime Pass to National Parks for People with Disabilities

A free, lifetime pass - available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States that have been medically determined to have a permanent disability (does not have to be a 100% disability) - that provides admittance to more than 2,000 recreation sites managed by five Federal agencies.

Maury Magic Riders

Maury Magic Riders is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization offering recreational and therapeutic horseback riding that helps young children through adults with disabilities such as: Cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, Stroke, Autism, a wide range of learning disorders and also for individuals with impaired mobility.

A Mother's Rest Respite Foundation

Improving the emotional and Physical health of extra needs caregivers through proactive, restorative, respite opportunities.