List of State Resources - Nevada

Elko Area Support for Children with Special NeedsThrough education, programs, and community connections, the Northeast Nevada Family Resource Center provides family advocacy programs, parenting education, adolescent health education, and more.
Northern Nevada Autism NetworkThe nonprofit organization provides general information on medical information, treatment options, therapies, and nutrition for the autism community. Their website has a variety of resources from different sources with their respective contact details.
Nevada PEPNevada PEP is a non-profit organization that offers education and counseling to families of children who have a variety of special needs from birth to 26 years of age, offering a variety of training workshops on topics related to special education and disability.
Northern Nevada RAVE family FoundationRave is a non-profit organization that has dynamic, community-based programs that provide respite care. This is an essential break provided to caregivers of children with disabilities, special health care needs, children in foster care, among others.
Bridgelink: Advocate, Educate, AssistThe nonprofit has a team of people who serve Nevadans by developing an assessment program to discover people's special needs. They offer education programs, advocacy, community associations, a loan library, and a thrift store.
Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)CARD is a leading center for effective autism treatment offering training programs, remote clinical services, specialized outpatient services, and more. It also has a wide range of resources that can be seen on its website.
F.E.A.T. of The Carson ValleyFEAT offers a support network where families can discuss autism-related issues and treatment options. They are actively involved in raising public awareness by advocating and supporting the Carson Valley autism community.
Impact ABA ServicesThe entity provides an ABA therapy service to children from 2 to 17 years old who are within the autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. The clinic has extensive facilities, and its website has a special section of resources for parents
Justin HOPE FoundationThe foundation is a public charity that promotes inclusion and the creation of opportunities through education, training and support for families and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Nevada Educational Advocacy Center for Children & Youth (NEACCY)The Nevada Educational Advocacy Center for Children and Youth helps parents learn, navigate, and negotiate the special education process for their children with special needs.
Northern Nevada Center for Independent LivingThe page has a list of general resources on various topics including autism, behavior studies, medical care, therapy, among others.
Northern Nevada Disability Resource Network (NNVDRN)The Northern Nevada Disability Resource Network (formerly Northern Nevada Disability Access) is resource network n. # 1 connecting the disabled, seniors, and veterans with service providers in Northern Nevada.
Sierra Therapeutic Equestrian ProgramThe Sierra Therapeutic Equestrian Program, Inc. (STEP, Inc.) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people in the local community with special physical, mental, emotional, or educational needs. Provides therapeutic driving services to people with special needs and capable bodies, ages 4 to 104.
The LEARNING CONSULTANTSLC provides high-quality behavioral analytical services, producing generative learners who engage in meaningful relationships with their families and communities. Among the services offered are ABA services for children with a diagnosis of autism, behavior problems, social skills needs and language development.
University Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment (UCAN) - UNRThe center is made up of a multidisciplinary team of professionals who work for autism and neurodevelopmental disorders in children. Its main objective in improving the differential diagnosis between autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
Washoe County School District's (WCSD) Child Find ProjectThe school district is a federally funded program that supports individuals to ensure the educational, intellectual, social, emotional, and vocational development of students with disabilities, creating an appropriate program for the child.
Blue United By AutismThe organization supports people living with autism and their families in seeking to improve the lives of these people. They offer education, orientation, socialization and technology services.
Behavior EssentialsThe organization offers the tools parents need to create behavior change in their children with autism. The service consists of an initial behavioral assessment, the selection of individual behavioral therapy plans, training, and education.
Little Miss Hannah FoundationThe programs offered by the center include grants for medical and therapeutic equipment, college scholarships for rare disease siblings, financial assistance programs for medical travel, advocacy for rare diseases in childhood, activities and family support.
Peoples Autism FoundationThe main mission is to help children with autism and autism spectrum disorders and their families through information services and direct support through donations, respite care and other types of activities.
Real Autism Difference (RADThe organization offers a wide range of services such as adult recreation programs, ABA training, mobility training, family workshops, training seminars, free game events, among others.
Autism Coalition of NevadaIt is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children and youth with autism spectrum disorders and other neurodevelopmental disorders. They provide support in the Nevada State Legislature, financial assistance to facilitate early diagnosis and therapeutic interventions, treatment, health care and support services, training and community educational services.
Family Navigation NetworkIt is a family navigation network that supports families of children and youth with special health needs to navigate complex health systems. The center provides free personalized support, training, and printed materials to families and the professionals who serve them.
Department of Health and Human ServicesThe Department of Health and Human Services promotes the health and well-being of Nevadans through the provision or facilitation of essential services. It has services for the elderly and disabilities.
Nevada Act EarlyThe primary goal is to improve the early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities by educating parents, healthcare professionals, and educators in all Nevada communities about the early warning signs of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
NV Center for Excellence in Developmental DisabilitiesThe center of excellence works in advocacy and support for families, assistive technology and accessibility, education of children with disabilities, employment and transition, behavioral supports and more.
Nevada 2-1-1Nevada 2-1-1 Programs that provide autism support services including daily living skills, medical expense assistance, social skills, vocational skills, camps, and support groups for people with autism spectrum disorder and their families.
EastersealsProvides exceptional services, education, outreach and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play.
ADAMS ESQ. A Professional CorporationIs a special education law firm that represents children with special educational needs throughout California and Nevada. Staff, paralegals, advocates, and attorneys represent the interests of children and their parents in obtaining a free appropriate public education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. ADAMS ESQ has represented students ages 3-22 who qualify or should qualify for special education and related services provided by their local school districts.
Patterns Behavioral Services, Inc - Las VegasPatterns offers ABA therapy services to children and adults diagnosed with autism and other intellectual disabilities in a variety of settings that fit their needs, including home, clinic, school, and community settings. It also has early intervention services, training for parents and caregivers, social skills groups and more.

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Disclaimer: The resources posted on Ability Life Solutions are meant solely as suggestions and should not be construed as child-specific advice. The Center For Autism and Related Disorders recommends working with a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) who has experience with autism before starting any intensive behavioral intervention. Any choices you make in determining your child’s treatment are completely at your own discretion.

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