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Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)

2124 Martin Luther King Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20020
Phone: (202) 835-2771 

The Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN) Youth Athletic Program (YAP) is an inclusive, adapted sports program for at-risk youth, including those with disabilities and chronic illnesses. Launched in 2007 with summer soccer clinics and initially targeting children of parents and caregivers who attended its support group meetings, the project has expanded to include children of all abilities.

WVSA Arts Connection
1100 16th St, NW

Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-(202) 261-0200
TTY:  (202) 261-0201

WVSA arts connection serves youth with disabilities through service-oriented programs using the arts as a tool to master educational, vocational, and other life skills.

Dreams for Kids

926 N Street, NW, Studio 3
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 957-4344

This program empowers at-risk youth and those with disabilities through dynamic leadership programs and life-changing activities that inspire them to fearlessly pursue their dreams and compassionately change the world. Additionally, the organization is committed to uniting children of disability, race, religion, and socio-economic background and inspires them to realize their full potential and serve as active members of their communities and citizens of the world.

Smithsonian Accessibility Program

PO Box 37012      
NMAH, Room 1010, MRC 607
Washington, DC 20013-7012
Phone: (202) 633-4340

The Smithsonian’s Accessibility Program strives to make all visitors feel welcome by providing consistent, effortless access to the Institution’s programs, collections, and facilities. This program, which serves as a role model for museums throughout this country and around the world, is founded on the belief that all Smithsonian visitors and staff are valued, and that access should be integrated, independent, and dignified.