AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS Resource and

AUTISM SPECTRUM
DISORDERS
Provided by the Autism Society of the Fox Valley, Inc.
Outagamie/Winnebago/Calumet/Waupaca/Fond du Lac
1800 Appleton Road
Menasha, WI 54952
920 968-6829
[email protected]
www.focol.org/asfv/
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Resource and
Referral Guide
Our Mission
The Autism Society of the Fox Valley, Inc. was established in 1989. We are
a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization serving the counties of Calumet,
Outagamie, Waupaca, Winnebago, and Fond du Lac. Our mission is to
provide information and referral, advocacy, public awareness, education, and
support for individuals, families, professionals and others who support those
with autism.
Our board is comprised of volunteers; we are parents of children on the
autism spectrum or we are autism educators. We are very thankful to Alcoa
for their generous grant to put together our first resource guide. This guide
is the fourth revised update. We have tried to be comprehensive in our
undertaking and hope that the community finds this guide to be helpful in
dealing with those on the autism spectrum. The names listed in the guide
have been printed with permission. There are undoubtedly services and
providers that we’ve missed. If you are a provider or know of any services
that should be included in this directory, please fill out the Information Form
on the last page of the guide. Additionally, if information has changed, also
please contact us.
Inclusion of names in this directory does not indicate endorsement
of any provider by the Autism Society of the Fox Valley (ASFV).
Families have different levels of satisfaction with each provider.
Members of ASFV may have had contact with some of the service
providers in the guide and those individuals have an asterisk (*) by
their names. However, the choice of provider is an individual
decision for each family. ASFV does not endorse the treatment and
therapies included within the guide nor can it take any responsibility
for any results.
Very Special Thanks to:
Alcoa Charitable Foundation which initially funded this project.
A special thanks to the Autism Society of Fox Valley board
members who helped with the Resource Guide, especially Dr.
Archna Hendricks, who is head of the Resource Guide Committee.
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County and State Services/Social Services
Educational Resources and Advocacy
Child Care for Children with Special Needs
Adaptive Swim Classes/Aquatic Therapy
Chiropractors
Dan! Doctors in Wisconsin
Dental Providers
Family Practice/Pediatrics
Speech and Language Pathologists
Pediatric Neurology
Physical and Occupational Therapists
Pediatric Mental Health Professionals
Ear, Nose, and Throat Doctors
Pediatric Orthopedics
Pediatric Allergy
Vision Therapy
Podiatric Medicine
Dietary/Nutrition
Therapeutic Horseback Riding/Hippotherapy
Music Therapy
Dance/Theatre/Gymnastics
Parent/Family Support Groups
Sports
Fishing/Hunting
Autism Camps
Photography
Financial Planning
Auditory Integration Training
Teen Groups/Social Groups
Miscellaneous
Autism Organizations and Websites
ASFV Information Form
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COUNTY AND STATE SERVICES/SOCIAL SERVICE
1. Calumet County Department of Human Services
206 Court Street
Chilton, WI 53014
Birth to Three
Tanya Schmidt, Program Coordinator
206 Court Street
Chilton, WI 53014
920 849-1400, ext 702
[email protected]
Child Care Resource and Referral Agency
1165A Appleton Road
Menasha, WI 54952
920 886-1211, 1-800-749-KIDS
Contact: Mary Sue Voights
[email protected]
www.getconnectedforkids.org
Local Health Department
Calumet County Health Department
County Courthouse
Linda Schwobe, R.N.
206 Court Street
Chilton, WI 53014-1198
920 849-1432
[email protected]
Northeast Regional CYSHCN Center
325 N. Commercial Street
Concord Building Suite 400
Neenah, WI 54956
920 969-5325
1-877-568-5205 (toll free)
920 969-7975 (fax)
www.northeastregionalcenter.org
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CESA 7
595 Baeten Road
Green Bay, WI 54304-5763
920 492-5960
www.cesa7.k12.wi.us
2. Fond du Lac County Department of Human Services
Birth to Three
Diane Fett
459 E. 1st Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
920 929-6891
Family Resource Centers
430 East Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
920 923-4110
[email protected]
www.fdlfrc.org
Local Health Departments
Diane Cappozzo
Fond du Lac County Health
160 S. Macy Street, 3rd floor
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4241
920 929-3085
[email protected]
Northeast Regional CYSHCN Center
325 N. Commercial Street
Concord Building Suite 400
Neenah, WI 54956
920 969-5325
1-877-568-5205 (toll free)
920 969-7975 (fax)
www.northeastregionalcenter.org
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CESA 6
2300 State Rd 44
P.O. Box 2568
Oshkosh, WI 54903-2568
920 233-2372
[email protected]
www.cesa6.org
Child Care Resource and Referral, Inc.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
www.childcarerr.com
3. Outagamie County Services
Birth to Three Program
Stacy Rudig
3375 W. Brewster Street
Appleton, WI 54914
920 749-5870
[email protected]
[email protected]
Family Resource Centers
Black Creek Family Resource Center
308 East Burdick Street
Black Creek, WI 54106
920 984-3396, ext 108
[email protected]
Family Support Center of the Boys and Girls Club-Fox Valley
117 South Locust Street
Appleton, WI 54914
920 731-0555
www.bgclubfoxvalley.org
Child Care Resource and Referral Agency
1165A Appleton Road
Menasha, WI 54952
920 886-1211, 1-800-749-KIDS
Contact: Mary Sue Voights
[email protected]
www.getconnectedforkids.org
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Local Health Departments
Kurt Eggebrecht
Appleton City Health Department
100 N. Appleton Street
Appleton, WI 54911-4702
920 832-6429
[email protected]
Outagamie County Human Services
Melody Bockenfelf
401 S. Elm Street
Appleton, WI 54911-5985
920 832-5100
[email protected]
WI Even Start Family Literacy – Fox Valley Tech
Deb Cook, Family Literacy Coordinator
1825 North Bluemound Drive
Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
920 831-5497
920 735-5636 (fax)
[email protected]
Northeast Regional CYSHCN Center
325 N. Commercial Street
Concord Building Suite 400
Neenah, WI 54956
920 969-5325
1-877-568-5205 (toll free)
(920) 969-7975 (fax)
www.northeastregionalcenter.org
CESA 6
2300 State Rd 44
P.O. Box 2568
Oshkosh, WI 54903-2568
920 233-2372
[email protected]
www.cesa6.org
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4. Waupaca County Services
Birth to Three Program
Waupaca County DHA
Nicole Lauritzen, B-3 coordinator, Shannon Kelly, Family and
Community Services manager
811 Harding Street
Waupaca, WI 54981
[email protected] 715 258-6388
[email protected] 715 258-6350
Child Care Resource and Referral Agency
1165A Appleton Road
Menasha, WI 54952
920 886-1211, 1-800-749-KIDS
Contact: Mary Sue Voights
[email protected]
www.getconnectedforkids.org
Local Health Department
Waupaca County Human Services
811 Harding Street
Waupaca, WI 54981-2080
715 258-6388
[email protected]
Northeast Regional CYSHCN Center
325 N. Commercial Street
Concord Building Suite 400
Neenah, WI 54956
920 969-5325
1-877-568-5205 (toll free)
920 969-7975 (fax)
www.northeastregionalcenter.org
CESA 6
2300 State Rd 44
P.O. Box 2568
Oshkosh, WI 54903-2568
920 233-2372
[email protected]
www.cesa6.org
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Aging and Disability Resource Center
811 Harding Street
Waupaca, WI 54981
715 258-6300
[email protected]
5. Winnebago County Services
Birth to Three
220 Washington Street
P.O. Box 2945
Oshkosh, WI 54903
920 236-3000
[email protected]
Local Health Departments
Winnebago County Health Department
112 Otter Ave
P.O. Box 2808
Oshkosh, WI 54901
[email protected]
Menasha Health Department
140 Main Street
Menasha, WI 54952-3190
920 967-5119
[email protected]
Neenah Department of Public Health
211 Walnut Street
P.O. Box 426
Neenah, WI 54956-0426
920 751-4650
[email protected]
Oshkosh Health Department
P.O. Box 1130
Oshkosh, WI 54902-3508
920 236-5031
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Northeast Regional CYSHCN Center
325 N. Commercial Street
Concord Building Suite 400
Neenah, WI 54956
920 969-5325
1-877-568-5205 (toll free)
920 969-7975 (fax)
www.northeastregionalcenter.org
CESA 6
2300 State Rd 44
P.O. Box 2568
Oshkosh, WI 54903-2568
920 233-2372
[email protected]
www.cesa6.org
6. Other Social/Support Services
Wisconsin First Steps(for children with special needs)
1900 South Avenue
La Crosse, WI 54601
1-800-642-7837
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
TTY services available
www.mch-hotlines.org
Helps parents sort through available programs and services for special
needs children. Can help identify needs, explore options and assist in
finding referrals. Is the Central Directory for Birth to Three Programs.
Also provides services for teens and young adults. Provides services
for professionals in their work with families.
Katie Beckett Program
1-800-947-3529
A special eligibility process that allows certain children with long-term
disabilities, emotional disturbances, or complex medical needs living at
home with their families, to obtain a Wisconsin Medicaid card to pay
for services. Call above number to determine eligibility.
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PACE Autism Services, LLC.
Heidi Heyman
Post-Intensive Services
1551 S. 108th Street #116
West Allis, WI 53214
414 257-1212
[email protected]
Lutheran Social Services
Jennifer Fisher
3003-A N. Richmond Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920 730-1326
[email protected]
They coordinate autism waiver services for 13 surrounding counties
and provide a range of autism resources for families with children
under the age of 8.
EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVOCACY
1. Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative (WSPEI)
1-877-844-4925
www.dpi.state.wi.us/een
Part of a statewide network that supports all families and schools
building partnerships to enhance learning. Promotes parent
participation in IEP’s. Works with families of students with
disabilities 3-21 years old.
2. Wisconsin Family Assistance Center for Education, Training
and Supports (WI FACETS)
1-877-374-0511 or 1-877-374-4677
[email protected]
North/Central Center – Waupaca County
Mary Sobczak
715 561-2005, ext 121
[email protected]
FACETS is dedicated to providing opportunities to enhance quality
of life for children and adults with disabilities and their families.
Serves birth to 21 and their families who support them.
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3. Disability Rights Wisconsin
1-800-928-8778
1-800-708-3034
www.disabilityrightswi.org/
Offers direct advocacy assistance to individuals and their families,
training and technical assistance to consumers, parents and
professionals. Purpose is to empower all persons with disabilities
and their families.
4. School Districts- Appleton and Oshkosh have programs
designated as specific for children on the autism spectrum. All other
districts have cross-categorical programs that include autism with
any type of other disability. If a family has questions, it is best to
contact the special education director in their district. Below is a
listing of the special education directors in CESA 6.
Appleton
920 832-5114
Beaver Dam
920 885-7470
Berlin
920 236-0590
Campbellsport
920 533-3411
Dodgeland
920 236-0590
Erin
262 673-3720
Fond du Lac
920 904-3339
Fries Lake
920 236-0563
Freedom
920 788-7948
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Green Lake
920 294-6411
Hartford Jt. 1
262 673-8042
Hartford UHS
262 670-3223
Herman
920 236-0564
Horicon
920 236-0576
Hortonville
920 757-7153
Hustisford
920 236-0513
Kaukauna
920 766-6116
Kewaskum
262 626-8427
Kimberly
920 423-4137
Little Chute
920 788-7605
Lomira
920 269-4396
Manawa
920 236-0529
Markesan
920 236-0561
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Mayville
920 387-7960
Menasha
920 967-1429
Neenah
920 751-6800
Neosho
920 236-0576
New London
920 982-8447
N Fond du Lac
920 929-3782
Oakfield
920 236-0529
Omro
920 236-0561
Oshkosh
920 424-0113
Richfield
920 236-0564
Ripon
920 410-9720
Ros/Brandon
920 236-0513
Rubicon
920 236-0576
Shiocton
920 236-0529
Slinger
262 644-6669
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Waupun
920 236-0563
West Bend
262 335-5409
Wey/Fremont
920 867-8860
Winneconne
920 582-5803
CESA 6
920 236-0514
RSN
920 236-0551
5. Pyramid Educational Consultants (developers of PECS)
Rhiannon Brown
13 Garfield Way
Newark, DE 19713
1-888-PECS INC
[email protected]
6. Bertrand Schmitz Consulting, Inc.*
Mark Bertrand, Dick Schmitz, Consultants
815 W. 8th Street
Appleton, WI 54914
920 205-1087
[email protected]
7. Beyond Boundaries of Autism*
Vivian Hazel, Lead therapist
P.O. Box 86
Malone, WI 53049
920 795-4183
[email protected]
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8. Early Autism Communication Research Clinic
WAISMAN Center
1500 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705
608 263-3123
www.waisman.wisc.edu/lpl
Conducts a number of studies on those with special needs, including
autism. Can often get free evaluations and other services. Many
research projects are being done here.
9. Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI)
CESA 2
448 E. High Street
Milton, WI 53563
1-800-991-5576
WATI assists school districts and birth to three programs to provide
access to appropriate assessment and implementation of AT devices
and services.
10. ARC of Neenah/Menasha
Lisa McCallister (ages 3-23)
Lee Ann Stein (adult)
Lisa Murphy (family)
Linda Kay Catenacci (Special Olympics)
375 Winnebago Avenue
Menasha, WI 54952
920 725-0943
www.arcfoxcities.com
Provides social, educational, recreational and respite activities.
11. ASFV Quarterly Educational Talks
These talks include a variety of topics including educational issues,
IEP’s, financial/legal issues, behavior problems, etc. A list of our
talks will be on our website. Our contact information:
Diane Nackers, President
1800 Appleton Road
Menasha, WI 54952
920 968-6829
[email protected]
www.focol.org/asfv/
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12. Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities
600 Williamson Street
Madison, WI 53707
608 266-7826
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WSPEI-Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative
800 Wisconsin Street, Building D-2, Mailbox 65
Eau Claire, WI 54703
1-877-844-4925
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Legal Action of Wisconsin
31 S. Mill Street
Madison, WI 53725
608 256-3304
230 W. Wells Street, Suite 800
Milwaukee, WI 53203
414-278-7722
521 6th Street
Racine, WI 53403
262 635-8836
15. Bridge the Gap, Inc.
Nicole Crawford
N6131 Hwy 47-55
Shawano, WI 54166
715 524-5327
[email protected]
[email protected]
CHILD CARE FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
1. Appleton YMCA
218 E. Lawrence
Appleton, WI 54911
920 739-6135 (main number)
920 954-7645 (day care)
2. Neenah-Menasha YMCA
110 W. North Water
Neenah, WI 54956
920 729-9622 (main number)
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920 729-9950 (day care)
3. Heart of the Valley YMCA
225 W. Kennedy Avenue
Kimberly, WI 54136
920 801-0414
YMCA’s will accept all children with autism spectrum disorder. There
may be restrictions on the hours the children can attend if there needs
to be a higher staffing ratio. The facilities have the final decision on
whether they can provide services for the child, depending on the level
of the child’s needs.
4. Project Bridges
203 E. College Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911
920 739-3840
5. Cerebral Palsy, Inc.
2801 S. Webster Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54301
920 337-1122
6. New Hope Christian School
1850 American Drive
Neenah, WI 54956
920 725-8797
Occupational therapist on staff at this school.
7. Paragon Community Services
Ann Frasier, Area Director
2733 S. Ridge Road
Green Bay, WI 54304
920 884-1469
www.paragon-WI.com
Paragon provides child, adolescent and adult day care services. 80%
of the kids are on the autism spectrum. They provide care after
school, on weekends and during the summer. Activities include
homework help, community outings in small groups and activities on
site. They have medical personnel on staff and are equipped to handle
some medical issues (seizure training, medication deliver, etc.) They
have sites in Plymouth, Green Bay, and Sturgeon Bay along with
several locations in South Wisconsin.
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8. Home Helpers
2700 W. College, Suite 9
PMB187
Appleton, WI 54914
920 757-9610
www.homehelpers.com
Greenville
920 757-9610
Neenah/Menasha
920 722-2273
Oshkosh
866-311-1154
Home helpers come into the home to provide a number of services.
9. Lisa Bauer, R.N.
217B Kamps Street
Combined Locks, WI 54113
920 424-3145
[email protected]
Looking to provide child care/respite care for families of children with
special needs. Has works in a medical inpatient unit for those who
have autism.
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Haven of Hope Daycare, Inc.
Stephanie Gonzalez, Executive Director
1000 W. Main Street
Little Chute, WI 54140
www.havenofhopedaycare.com
[email protected]
We provide fully integrated care services for children and adults with
special needs as well as neurotypical children. 90% of our population
has a documented special need. In addition, we have a Saturday
respite program that runs the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month from
September to May, 9am-4pm.
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Haven Homes of the Valley – “Woodhaven”
Mark and Sue Tillman
154 Woodhaven Lane
Neenah, WI 54956
920 722-5262
[email protected]
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Child Care Resource and Referral Agency
1165 A Appleton Road
Menasha, WI 54952
920 886-1211
1-800-749-KIDS
Mary Sue Voights
[email protected]
www.getconnectedforkids.org
ADAPTIVE SWIM CLASSES/AQUATIC THERAPY
1. Kaukauna Swimming Pool
920 766-6323
2. Swimtastic Swim School
1420 University Drive
Menasha, WI 54952
920 722-7946
www.swimtastic.com
3. Appleton YMCA
Erin Choudoir, Aquatics Coordinator
218 E. Lawrence
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-6135 (main number)
920 954-7628 (aquatics)
4. Neenah-Menasha YMCA
Kelli Briski, Aquatics Director
110 W. North Water
Neenah, WI 54956
920 729-9622 (main number)
920-886-2132
[email protected]
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5. Heart of the Valley YMCA
Erin Brennan and Shari Mason, Aquatics
225 W. Kennedy Avenue
Kimberly, WI 54136
920 830-0414 (main number)
920 830-5707 (aquatics)
6. Fox West YMCA
Paul Bady, Aquatics Director
W6931 School Road
Greenville, WI 54942
920 560-2412
[email protected]
7. Oshkosh YMCAYear round special needs classes for ages 4-13
920 230-8439
[email protected]
8. UW Oshkosh PE Dept., Recreation Dept.
920 424-7130
[email protected]
9. Appleton Parks and Recreation Dept.
Special needs beginner classes for ages 6+
920 832-3926
10. Center for Aquatic Rehabilitation and Exercise (C.A.R.E.)
Special needs instructional swimming-no membership required
920 403-POOL (7665)
www.cp-center.org/aquatics
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CHIROPRACTORS
The following list of chiropractors include those which believe that
chiropractic care can be a supportive adjunct to other therapies for
autism.
1. Otto Chiropractic*
Drs. Ken and Khristi Otto
308 E. Northland
Appleton, WI 54911
920 739-6800
Provides chiropractic care for children. Has over 15 years of
experience dealing with a variety of special needs and health
challenges, including autism.
2. Harmony Chiropractic
Dr. Bonnie Kay Grall
225 N. Richmond Street, Suite 207
Appleton, WI 54911
920 731-7776
Has special interest in autism. Does chiropractic adjustments with
no force chiropractic care for people of all ages.
3. Appleton Spine Institute
Dr. Roger Nguyen
3225 W. Spencer Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920 882-6144
Chiropractic pain management, nutrition counseling, upper cervical
adjustments if needed. Dr. Joan Fallon does some enzyme therapy.
4. Proactive Chiropractic
Dr. Jason Litwin
N162 Eisenhower Drive
Appleton, WI 54915
920 734-7950
5. Lifetime Chiropractic
Dr. Bill Binsfeld
1196 N. Mayflower Drive
Appleton, WI 54913
920 830-4552
Chiropractic care for the whole family. Weekly health classes.
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6. Schubbe-Resch Chiropractic*
2200 S. Kensington Drive
Appleton, WI 54915
920 738-0200
Provides general chiropractic and supportive care.
7. Clover Chiropractic
Dr. Matt Clover
1576 Lyon Drive
Neenah, WI 54956
920 722-7947
Chiropractic care, nutritional counseling. Spent one year as a oneto-one tutor with a child with autism. Experience in various
childhood disorders.
8. Chiropractic Health Center
Dr. Stuart Boelke
1326 Royalton Street
Waupaca, WI 54981
715 258-8288
9. Neenah Chiropractic and Rehab
Dr. Eric Bogart and Dr. Marie-Andree Gelinas
970 Tullar Road
Neenah, WI 54956
920 722-9200
Has cared for children with autism in the past.
10. Dr. David Olsen
292 Ohio Street
Oshkosh, WI 54902
920 235-5640
Several chiropractors in this group will see children with autism.
Dr. Shelda Fosso has an extra degree in pediatrics as it relates to
chiropractic care. She is a diplomate in Chiropractic Pediatrics and
has additional training with autism care. They have an office in
Berlin, WI as well.
11. Belville Fletcher Chiropractic Office*
440 N. Koeller Street
Oshkosh, WI 54902
920 233-2828
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12. Salisbury Clinic of Chiropractic, LLC.
Dr. Travis Salisbury
386 S. Koeller Street
Oshkosh, WI 54902
920 651-0780
Was a past therapist for WEAP. Has specialty training in NUCCAupper cervical chiropractic care.
13. Dr. Timothy McGinnis
11 N. Sixth Ave
Winneconne, WI 54986
920 582-4364
Dr. McGinnis provides chiropractic care and nutrition and has
experience with adjustments to the spine for correction of
subluxation seen in children with autism.
14. Fox Valley Chiropractic
1981 Midway Road, Suite A
Menasha, WI 54952
920 830-8700
15. Boyson Chiropractic
3200 N. Richmond Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920 731-1133
DAN! DOCTORS IN WISCONSIN
1. John Bohn, M.D., R.Ph.
6 Grand Canyon Court
Madison, WI 53705
608 836-6323
2. Jeanie Muckian, R.N., M.S.
Families with Autism
700 Ray O Vac Drive, #2
Madison, WI 53711
608 278-1606
3. John Hicks, M.D.
5411 Hwy 50
Delavan, WI 53115
262 740-3000, ext 12
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4. Glenn Toth, M.D.
403 N. Grand Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186
262 547-3055
5. Bruce Semon, M.D., Ph.D.
5555 N. Port Washington Road, #200
Milwaukee, WI 53217
414 962-6100
6. Norm Schwartz, M.D.
10602 N. Port Washington Road, Suite 101
Milwaukee, WI 53217
262 240-0133
7. Channing Wiersema, M.D.
Plover Family Practice
2401 Plover Road
Plover, WI 54467
715 295-3800
8. Scott Theirl, D.C.
333 Riverview Dr.
Thiensville, WI 53092
1-800-385-1655
[email protected]
9. Kyle Van Dyke, M.D.
6200 Nesbitt Road
Madison, WI 53719
608 278-4268
[email protected]
www.wisconsinhyperbarics.com
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Gregg Hintz, Psy. D.
W23437 New Deal Avenue
East Troy, WI 53120
262 745-1472
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Sonja M. Hintz, R.N.
W23437 New Deal Avenue
East Troy, WI 53120
262 745-1472
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12.
Gregory Brown, M.D.
ARCH Center
9612 S. Franklin Drive
Franklin, WI 53132
414 855-0240
[email protected]
www.archmedicalcenter.com
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Patrick Scott, M.D.
3454 Losey Boulevard South
La Crosse, WI 54601
608 785-0038
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Vijay Sabnis, M.D.*
Allergy Associates
615 South 10th Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
608 782-2027
15.
Dr. Patrick Flynn*
2638 Tulip Lane, Suite B
Green Bay, WI 54313
920 429-2844
www.thewellnessway.info/
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Dan L. Heyerdahl, M.D.
3916 Intertech Ct
Appleton,Wi
920 996-1000
DENTAL PROVIDERS
1. Florek-Henderson Dental*
Drs. Jason and Amy Henderson
1380 S. Commercial
Neenah, WI 54956
920 725-5357
2. Dr. Robert Hering*
Orthodontics
1380 S. Commercial
Neenah, WI 54956
920 725-1327
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3. Northstar Dental Group
Dr. Peter Hehli
5740 Grande Market Drive
Appleton, WI 54913
920 997-1557
Has patients with autism. Provides oral conscious sedation.
4. Dr. Mark Steinmetz*
W 3132 Van Roy Road
Appleton, WI 54915
920 731-5562
5. Dr. Philip Baker
230 N. Sawyer
Oshkosh, WI 54902
920 233-1030
6. Dental Haven for Children and Teens
Gonzalo Hernandez, D.D.S., Pediatric Dentist
2612 E. Calumet Street
Appleton, WI 54915
920 739-6808
www.dentalhavenforchildren.com
FAMILY PRACTICE/PEDIATRICS
1. Manawa Family Medicine
Dr. Steve Goedderz
425 Second Street
Manawa, WI 54949
920 596-3435
2. Valerie Zapolsky,M.D.
855 N. Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI 54904
920 303-5100
Experience with children with autism. Has done additional
course work in autism.
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3. Rebecca Webb, M.D.
855 N. Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI 54904
920 303-8700
Does Pediatrics. Has completed continuing education on autism.
Sees many patients with atusim. Is aware of neuro-psychiatric
pharmacology in this patient population.
4. Comprehensive Child Care Center
Gunderson Lutheran Pediatrics
1900 South Avenue
La Crosse, WI 54601
800-362-9567
5. Rachael J. Consoli, M.D.
710 Riverside Drive
Waupaca, WI 54981
715 258-1180
6. Mark Lochner, M.D.
710 Riverside Drive
Waupaca, WI 54981
715 258-1160
7. Waushara Family Physicians
701 Grove Avenue
Wild Rose, WI 54984
920 622-5560
8. Terry L. Hankey, M.D.
N430 Wood Duck Drive
620 Warren Street
Fremont, WI 54940
Red Granite, WI 54970
920 446-2000
Enjoys providing primary care for children with autism. Has a lot
of clinical experience in caring for this population.
9. Affinity Medical Clinic-Pediatrics*
Drs. Bayer, Nordstrom, Rusin and Marquis
1506 S. Oneida Street, 5th floor
Appleton, WI 54915
920 730-4950
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SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS
1. Country Kids Therapy Services
1142
Orlando Drive
De Pere, WI 54115
920 339-0700
2. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Fox Valley
200 2nd St., Suite 310
Neenah, WI 54956
920 969-7991, option 4
Molly Swanson-speech therapy
Kathleen Hallett, Julie Miencke-occupational therapy
Aaryn Feile, physical therapy
3. Affinity Medical Group
1550 Midway Place
Menasha, WI 54952
920 727-8080
4. Communications Pathways
566 Red Bird Circle
De Pere, WI
920 632-4488
PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY
1. Terence Edgar,M.D.*
Prevea Clinic
1821 S. Webster Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54307
920 272-1270
PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS
1. Country Kids Therapy Services
1142 Orlando Drive
De Pere, WI 54115
920 339-0700
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2. Dawn Pieper
W7296 Wege Road
Hortonville, WI 54944
920 757-9138
3. Affinity Medical Group
1550 Midway Place
Menasha, WI 54952
920 727-8080
4. CHW-FV Rehab
200 2nd St, Suite 310
Neenah, WI 54956
920 969-7991, option 4.
Provides OT, PT and Speech Therapy Services with children with ASD
disorders.
PEDIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
1. Counseling Specialists
Beth Young-Verkuilen,M.D., LCSW, LMFT, CCSII, CADCIII
Child, Adult, Couple and Family Therapist
Professional Park
424-A East Longview Drive
Appleton, WI 54911
920 882-9877
2. Doll and Associates*
Matt Doll, Psychologist
40 Camelot Drive
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
920 907-8201
Has done a lot of work over the years with children on the autism
spectrum. He has a special understanding of those with Asperger’s
and high-functioning autism.
3. Appleton Psychiatric and Counseling Center
Sharon Gray,Ed.D.,LPC
477 S. Nicolet Road
Appleton, WI 54914
15 years of experience with early brain development. Doctoral work in
treating children and adolescents.
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4. Riverside Psychiatric Group
1325 Angel’s Path
De Pere, WI 54115
920 338-2855
Psychiatry and outpatient behavioral health. Two child adolescent
psychiatrists on staff, Dr. David and Dr. Fullan. Contact person is
Karen Schultz. Provide testing for autism/Asperger’s and many other
comprehensive services.
5. Fox Valley Autism Treatment Program*
Dr. Steve Klein
5733 Grande Market Drive
Appleton, WI 54913
920 749-1005
Provides in-home,intensive behavioral treatment for those on the
autism spectrum.
6. Family Services of NE Wisconsin
1810 Appleton Road
Menasha, WI 54952
920 739-4226
Counseling, early childhood development and youth guidance
programs.
7. Casey Hanson, Ph.D., LPC
Theda Care Behavioral Health
1095 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952
920 720-2300
[email protected]
Psychotherapy, behavior modification and family training
8. Drs. John Oestreicher and David Leicht
1550 Midway Place
Menasha, WI 54952
920 730-4411
9. Psychology Associates of the Fox Cities
Rebecca Laird, MA, LPC
2557-A E. Calumet Street
Appleton, WI 54915
920 915-3456
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Behavior therapy, individual, couples and family therapy for families
and loved ones of individuals with disabilities. Past line therapist for
WEAP. Graduate education and post-graduate training in autism.
10.
Dr. Susan Jacquez-Dean, M.D.
Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist
1881 Chicago Street
De Pere, WI 54115
920 403-8000
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Early Interventions
Mandy Eggert, Co-Owner and Clinic Administrator
1220 North Mayflower Drive
Appleton, WI 54913
920 750-5470
www.earlyinterventions.com
Early Interventions is an intensive and post-intensive program providing
services to children with autism.
EAR, NOSE AND THROAT PHYSICIANS
1. ENT Surgical Associates
1520 N. Meade
Appleton, WI 54911
920 734-7181
PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDICS
1. Orthopedic and Sports Institute*
Dr. J. David Kuplic, Brad Borgen, P.A.
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
2105 E. Enterprise
Appleton, WI 54913
920 731-6611
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PEDIATRIC ALLERGY
1. Allergy Associates
615 S. 10th Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
608 782-2027
2. Allergy and Asthma Associates
Dr. Karen Konz and Dr. Dan Wendelborn
436 E. Longview Drive
Appleton, WI 54914
VISION THERAPY
1. Dr. Linda Dejmek*
www.abseevision.com/
PODIATRIC MEDICINE
1. Affinity Medical Group Podiatry
1531 S. Madison
Appleton, WI 54914
2. Dr. Donald Schneekloth
127 E. Main
Little Chute, WI
920 788-0468
General podiatry and foot surgery,
3. Dr. Mark Smith
136 Jackson
Oshkosh, WI 54901
920 235-6575
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797 W. Winneconne Ave
Neenah, WI 54956
920 722-0842
pediatric care.
DIETARY/NUTRITION
1. Elizabeth Strickland, MS, RD, LD
Registered Dietician
830-237-2886
www.ASDpuzzle.com
[email protected]
Author of the book, Eating for Autism.
Book website: www.eatingforautism.com
THERAPEUTIC HORSEBACK RIDING/HIPPOTHERAPY
1. Exceptional Equestrians*
Lisa Kaftka, OTR, HPCS, Hippotherapy
Donna Sebo, PTA, Therapeutic Riding
1120 Orlando Drive (County EE)
De Pere, WI 54115
920 347-3174
www.exceptionalequestrians.org
2. Free Spirit Riders
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
920 924-9920
www.freespiritriders.org
3. CHAPS Academy
Equine Assisted Youth and Family Counseling Program
Ann Drake, MSW, Executive Director
N5367 Mayflower Road
Shiocton, WI 54170
920 209-3633 or 920 986-3003
[email protected]
www.chapsacademy.org
4. The Painted Horse, LLC.
Kim Winkel
Neenah, WI 54956
920 886-0670
Offering private lessons including horseback riding, grooming, ground
exercise, etc. Each lesson will be structured around your child’s
comfort level and abilities.
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5. BEAMING, Inc.
Provides Therapeutic horseback riding to individuals ages 4-adult with
a wide range of physical and developmental diagnoses.
1190 Symphony Blvd
Neenah, WI 54956
920 470-6683
www.beaminginc.com
[email protected]
MUSIC THERAPY
1. Music for Special Needs Children*
Sara Devine
Lawrence Academy of Music
P.O. Box 599
Appleton, WI 54912-0599
920 832-6632
[email protected]
www.lawrence.edu/dept/acad_music/earlycilldhood.html
Sara Devine is a graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in
music therapy. A board-certified therapist, she has worked with
preschoolers through geriatrics and has dealt with a number of
diagnoses including autism. Has classes for ages 1-teen.
2. VSA Arts Choir of Wisconsin-Fox Valley and Oshkosh
Tiffany Vollath
920 716-1018 (Fox Valley)
920 851-4969 (Oshkosh)
Choir invites those age 18 or over with or without a disability to
participate.
3. Drumming for Special Needs
Children will explore different percussion instruments from around the
world in a weekly class led by a board-certified therapist. For ages 512. Class size is limited. Call the Academy of Music for information.
920 832-6632.
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DANCE/THEATRE/GYMNASTICS
1. Dance Lessons for Kids with Special Needs
Village of Allouez-this class will offer specific exercises, general
movement patters, brain dance and ballet, jazz and hip hop moved.
Physical therapist and dance instructor will lead the class. Ope to
special education students.
Allouez Parks and Recreation 920 448-2804
[email protected]
2. Green Bay Elite Cheer
Cheer team designed for all abilities. Team is co-ed for ages 6 and
up. Practice once a week and practice with a “cheer buddy”.
920 983-1700
[email protected]
3. Heart of the Valley YMCA Gymnastics
Special Needs class offered.
920 830-5716.
4. Kids on the Move
Offering a class in Appleton and Green Bay, this program integrates
those with special needs into classes with their peers based on their
skill level. Students can choose from tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop dance
classes or a theatre class.
http://kidsonthemovewi.com/
5. Marcia’s School of Dance
Special Need’s dance classes
920 733-1552
www.marciasschoolofdance.com
PARENT/FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS
1. Fox Valley Sibling Support Network
Harriet Redman, Executive
506 E. Parkway
Appleton, WI 54911
920 968-1742
[email protected]
www.fvssn.org
Dedicated to the interests of brothers and sisters of people with special
needs.
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2. Autism Society of the Fox Valley (ASFV) Support Group
Meets once a month at Harmony Café, Sat. 9:30-11:30. Led by one of
our board members, all parents and providers are welcome to attend,
ask questions or just talk about the challenges of taking care of a child
on the spectrum. There are often set subjects that will be discussed
but anyone can ask any questions regardless of the “topic of the
night.” To attend a session or learn more about the parent support
group, please contact:
Kristin Wahl, Board Member and Parent of a child on the spectrum
[email protected]
920 788-5223
3. Family Support Program
1-800-642-7837
In-home support for families who have children with disabilities. Helps
link families with other families to strengthen natural supports. Helps
provide information in finding service programs and maximizing
community resources.
4. Family Support Program of Outagamie County
Christine Grimm-Kirk, CSW
Valley Packaging Industries
3375 Brewster Street
Appleton, WI 54914
920 749-5870
[email protected]
5. Bloom and Grow, LLC.
www.bloom-and-grow.com
A caregiver support company.
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SPORTS
1. ASFV/Xavier High School Football Camp*
Bob Olson
1216 Lewis Street
Little Chute, WI 54140
920 788-5298 (home)
920 982-1301 (work)
[email protected]
Held Yearly in August for any child on the spectrum. The Xavier High
School football team runs the camp after a training session by Autism
Specialists. Gives children on the spectrum and opportunity to learn
about various football skills in a fun way. Every participant is made to
feel like a football star and part of a team.
2. Neenah Baseball, Inc.*
Discovery Baseball League, ages 4+
Kathy Delachambre, League Director
P.O. Box 663
Neenah, WI 54956
920 734-5641 or Holly Sauer at 920 722-8147
www.neenahbaseball.com
3. The Miracle League of Green Bay
Ages 4-19
Paul Liegeois
2445 Shady Oak Drive
Green Bay, WI 54304
920 427-2298
[email protected]
www.greenbaymiracleleague.com
4. TOPS Soccer*
Wayne stoflet
114 Lom Street
Combined Locks, WI 54113
920 788-5840
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5. Horizons Sports Organization
Wheelchair Basketball
Ages 10-19 and Adult league 18+
Weekly practice in Green Bay
Bruce Makholm 920 731-5195
Kevin Whatley 920 469-8250
6. Sabre Lanes Wheelchair Bowling Leagues
A summer wheelchair league and a fall “Walk and Roll” league for
those with a walking partner. For people of all ages.
Corey Bringman at Sabre Lanes 920 739-9161 or Brenda Lund 920
420-5105.
7. Baseball Challenger League
Joe Vanevenhoven
Appleton, WI 54911
920 731-7889
For children ages 8-18 with disabilities.
8. Miracle League of the Fox Valley
[email protected]
www.foxvalleymiracleleague.com
Baseball for kids 4-19 with disabilities.
9. Challenger Football League
Sue Hipple
[email protected]
www.appletonfootball.org
Special needs flag football for kids 6-15
10.
Kimberly High School Football Camp
Children with special needs Pre-K through 8th grade.
www.kimberlyfootball.com
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Buddy Sports
Little Chute Parks and Rec. Dept
920 788-7390
Various Sports for those with special needs.
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Special Olympics
Mandie Wilson
920 725-0943
Year-round sports training for those over 8 years of age with a
cognitive disability.
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13.
Youth Adaptive Sports Association of NE WI (YASA)
920 680-2991
www.yasasports.org/
For kids ages 6-19 with physical disabilities
14.
Wisconsin Skeeters Sled Hockey Program
Kids sit in adaptive sleds and propel themselves on the ice. Equipment
provided.
Brad Roethlisberger 920 592-0986
[email protected]
15.
ATA Black Belt Academy
Teaches life skills, bullying prevention and self-defense through
Taekwondo. All ages and abilities.
920 882-7887
www.appetonata.com
16.
myTEAM TRIUMPH
Program for those of all ages with disabilities who would not otherwise
be able to experience an endurance event such as a road race or
triathalon.
http://myteamtriumph-wi.org/
17.
Young Athletes Program (YAP)
A Special Olympics Wisconsin Initiative
Dept of Human Kinetics and Health Education
UW-Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901-8630
920 858-7449
[email protected]
FISHING/HUNTING
1. Adaptive Sportsman
Has a mission of providing outdoor recreation for physically
challenged people. They feature fishing, target shooting, atv rides
and hunting.
www.adaptivesportsmen.org
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2. Challenge the Outdoors, Inc.
Dedicated to serving the recreational needs and desires of the
physically challenged sportsperson. Provides numerous outdoor
activities such as deer hunts, turkey hunts fishing events, archery
shoots, etc. Most events include equipment, mentors and food. Also
attend sporting events in the area.
920 525-1123
http://www.ctoforme.org/
3. Fishing Has No Boundaries
Started in 1986, this organization hosts annual fishing events for
people with disabilities. Annual events scheduled throughout
Wisconsin each summer. Specialized equipment provided.
Headquarters in Hayward, WI.
1-800-243-3462
www.fhnbinc.org
AUTISM CAMPS
1. Empower Me! Camp
Theda Care Behavioral Health (organized by Neenah-Menasha YMCA)
Judy Seibel
1095 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952
920 886-2147
Camps for high functioning children on the autism spectrum. The staff
is trained in autism. There are 3 different camps:
Grades K-2 (1 week camp)
Grades 3-5 (2 week camp)
Grades 6-8 (1 week camp)
2. Camp Awesum
1410 Birchwood Drive
St. Germain, WI 54558
715 479-4342
[email protected]
A residential summer camp that provides a safe and secure
environment for youth with autism, ages 8-12 years old.
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3. YMCA Camp Hope
Scott Peeples
218 E. Lawrence
Appleton, WI 54911
920 882-3668
[email protected]
YMCA Camp Hope is a 2 week day camp for children ages 6-15 with
cognitive or physical disabilities. Participants meet each day from
10am to 3pm at Plamann Park in Appleton. Activities include nature
walks, daily swimming, songs, sports, games and a variety of new
adventures.
4. Piece Together Family Camp
Crossways Camping Ministries is a three-site summer camp and yearround retreat facility affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Families stay together at the camp and participate in all activities.
715 823-2902
www.crosswaycamps.org
[email protected]
5. LuWiSoMo Joyful Hearts Outdoor Ministry and Retreat
Specially designed program for persons with developmental
disabilities. Arts and crafts, canoeing, archery, games, are among
some of the activities. All participants much be able to walk long
distances and take care of personal hygiene needs.
920 622-3350
www.luwisomo.org
PHOTOGRAPHY
1. Photography by Dawn M. Franzke*
519 E. Lincoln Avenue
Little Chute, WI 54140
920 788-4819
[email protected]
www.dawnfranzke.com
2. Donna Leicht Photography
N9644 Crystal Court
Appleton, WI 54915
920 735-1815
[email protected]
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3. Debbie Daanen Photography*
310 W. Northland Avenue
Appleton, WI 54915
920 739-3249
www.debbiedaanen.com
FINANCIAL PLANNING
1. Wisconsin Pooled and Community Trusts (WisPACT)
600 Williamson Street, Suite J
Madison, WI 53703
608 268-6006
[email protected]
www.wispact.org
Helps provide for the special needs of people with a disability while
safeguarding their public benefits and placement on government
waiting lists. All people who have a disability are eligible to participate
in the trusts.
2. Harry Dorman, FIC, LUTCF
Financial Advisor
Mass Mutual Financial Group
1977 American Drive, Suite 201
Neenah, WI 54956
920 886-9469
Does special needs financial planning.
3. Philip Shepherd, Attorney*
76 Western Avenue
131 S. Main Street, Stop 4
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
920 933-3600
Well-versed in special needs trusts.
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AUDITORY INTEGRATION TRAINING
1. Terrie Silverman, MS*
524 E. Jefferson Street
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
262 569-7828
2. Linda Kimpel, SLP
45 Sheboygan Street, Suite 10
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
920 922-6670
TEEN GROUPS/SOCIAL GROUPS
1. ASFV Teen Activity Group*
Peggy Bartman, Autism Consultant
[email protected]
Diane Nackers, Speech and Language Pathologist
[email protected]
920 968-6829
www.focol.org/asfv/ for schedule of events
This group is designed for teens 13-18 who have high-functioning
autism or Asperger’s Syndrome. The group participates in monthly
outings to interesting places in the Fox Valley. The goal of the group
is to promote socialization with peers and discover new things to do in
our area. Peggy and Diane have several years of experience working
with children on the spectrum.
2. Ausome Social Group
www.asw4autism.org/ausome/ausom.html
Nancy Alar
608 222-4378
[email protected]
This social group for teens and adults with autism (ages 12 and up)
which meets monthly.
3. ARC of Neenah/Menasha
Lisa McCallister (3-23)
LeeAnn Stein (adult)
Lisa Murphy (family)
Linda Kay Catenacci (Special Olympics)
375 Winnebago Avenue
Menasha, WI 54952
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920 725-0943
Provides social, educational, recreational and respite activities. Special
training in non-violent crisis intervention.
4. Boy Scouts – Bay Lakes Council
Jim Wieser, Director of Special Needs Scouting
920 734-5705, ext 128
[email protected]
Unique programs for those with physical, cognitive or emotional
disabilities
5. Appleton YMCA
Jan Heifner
920 954-7617 (exercise info)
920 954-7610 (bingo info)
Activities for kids 14 and older with special needs
6. Monkey Joe’s Open Gym
Autism Society of the Fox Valley (ASFV)
Diane Nackers
[email protected]
www.focol.org/asfv/monthly.htm
First Saturday of the month exclusively from 9-10am. Free for ASFV
members. $5 for non-members.
7. Teen Stop
Lisa McCallister
920 725-0943
[email protected]
8. YARC
Lisa McCallister
920 725-0943
[email protected]
Youths with and without disability, ages 13-23
9. Teens United for Fun and Support (TUFFS)
Organized by Easter Seals, TUFFS is a group designed for ages 12-18
with any disability and an ability to communicate. Group meets
monthly and typical teen activities are offered.
Jill Gretzinger
920 832-0344
[email protected]
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10.
SOAR
Social outlet for youth entering and navigating through the transition
years.
Erin Othrow
920 725-0943
[email protected]
11.
The A Team
Sponsored by ASFV, this group is designed for 19-29 year olds that
can spend time in a group without supervision. There are
approximately 9 outings a year. Most outings average $5 in cost. To
find out more or to sign up, please contact Lisa Lesselyong at
[email protected]
12.
Hangin’ Til Ten Group
This ASFV group focuses on children age 7-10. Various outings occur
throughout the Fox Valley. They meet once a month, typically on a
Saturday.
Heidi Dahle
[email protected]
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Social Skills Classes
Lund Van Dyke, Inc. offers classes for all individuals that have social
deficits, specializing in working with autism. Weekly classes in 7
locations in Northern Wisconsin. All ages are welcome
Maggie Cook
920 857-9041
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Social Skills and Teen Group Classes
Sessions designed for ages 3-5, 6-12, and 13+ to develop and practice
appropriate social interactions with peers. ABA techniques used.
WEAP
920 338-1610
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MISCELLANEOUS
1. Shining Star Story Time
Appleton Public Library, Children’s Program Room
225 N. Oneida Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920 832-6187
www.kids/apl.org
[email protected]
This is a monthly story time for children on the Autism Spectrum, ages
4-8. A parent or therapist must accompany each child. Siblings are
welcome to attend. Visual supports and high interest activities will be
used to engage the children. Fidget sensory toys and seating cushions
will be available. Register at the Family Reader’s Desk or call the
above number. Special accommodations can be taken at registration.
Check their website for upcoming dates/times.
2. Stride Rite Shoe Store*
Fox Valley Mall
Cindy-owner
4301 W. Wisconsin Ave
Appleton, WI 54913
920 733-3429
The owner has a family member with autism. If you call ahead, she
will open the store early or stay late so the store is empty except for
you and your child. Very accommodating.
3. Bay Beach Amusement Park
100 N. Jefferson Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
920 725-4104
You may stop at the desk and receive a pass to avoid the long lines.
4. Bingo Blast
Appleton YMCA – Thursdays from 5:45-7pm for individuals with special
needs 18 and older. Free for members or $2/night
Sue Grosenick 920 954-7610
5. Caring Hearts
Ministry for people with developmental and physical disabilities.
Monica Betters [email protected]
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6. Chance
Recreational activities for adults with disabilities ages 18+. Travels,
sports, and other excursions offered.
[email protected]
www.chancewi.org
7. Creative Play
Sponsored by ARC fox cities for children 3-12 who have a
developmental disability. Parents get a break from caregiving.
Lisa McCallister 920 725-0943
[email protected]
8. Disabled Citizens
A group for individuals with disabilities ages 18 and older. Provides
support and advocacy for each other. Group meets monthly in
Appleton.
www.disabledcitizens.org
9. Kidz Klub
An after school program held monthly for elementary school age youth
with and without disabilities. All are welcome.
Lisa McCallister 920 725-0943
[email protected]
10. Ready 2 Live and Learn
Offers children’s groups for those with unique learning needs and selfregulation challenges. Offered Saturdays in six-week classes.
920 750-8468
[email protected]
11. Reel Movies for Real Needs
Enjoy a movie in the theater in a setting that is more comfortable for
children with special needs-with the lights up and the sound at a lower
volume. One Saturday morning a month, the first-run movie is played
at the Appeton East cinema for the regular matinee price.
www.marcustheatres.com/promotion
12. Special Touch Chapter
Non-denominational Christian group meets monthly to explore faith.
Open to older teens and adults who have a physical challenge and/or
mild cognitive challenge.
[email protected]
920 428-4828
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13. 4-H
Provides children ages 5 yrs-high school with a positive educational
opportunity to learn new skills and contribute to their community.
Accommodations are made as needed.
920 832-5123
14. Aktion Club of the Fox Cities
Sponsored by the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis, this club provides
individuals ages 18 and older an opportunity to develop leadership
skills, serve their community and become fully integrated into society.
Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month from 5:15-6:15 at
the Goodwill Community Center in Menasha (enter Door #2)
Jay Stephany
920 968-6360
15. Everybody Play Spectrum Saturday
ASFV and the Building for Kids in Appleton have partnered to offer
this playtime in the museum the third Saturday of the month from
8:30-10 for children on the autism spectrum. There are a variety of
displays that cater to children on the spectrum. Please contact
Diane Nackers for more information at [email protected]
or check the ASFV website at [email protected]
AUTISM ORGANIZATIONS AND WEBSITES
1. Autism Society of the Fox Valley
www.focol.org/asfv/
This website has many direct links:
CESA 7 autism information
Autism Society of America
Autism Society of Wisconsin
The Gray Center – Carol Gray Social Stories
Use Visual Strategies (download Linda Hodgson’s newsletter)
Access Autism (Indiana Resource Center for Autism)
Division TEACCH
MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger’s
Lists of ASFV’s activities, educational talks, special events, and support
group
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2. Autism Society of America (ASA) www.autism-society.org
3. Autism Society of Wisconsin (ASW) www.asw4autism.org
4. Autism Research Institute www.autism.com/
5. Next Steps Booklet, Special Education in Plain Language
www.cesa7.k12.us/sped/
6. Autism Information in Spanish www.autismo.com
7. Asperger’s Syndrome www.tonyattwood.com
8. Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS)
www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger
9. Carol Gray’s Social Stories books and videos
www.thegraycenter.org/socialstories.htm
10.
Social and Emotional Development Activities (RDI)
www.connectioncenter.com/resources/viewResource.asp
11.
Free Movies, songs, developmental checklist, etc.
www.autismteachingtools.com
12.
ABA info www.autismtreatment.info/
13.
Keeping your Autistic kids Safe: A family resource guide
http://safesoundfamily.com/p/autism-safety/
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INFORMATION FORM
If you are a provider and would like to be included in updated
versions of our resource guide, please contact us at our website
with the following information:
Name:________________________________
Full Address:___________________________
Phone:________________________________
Email:_________________________________
Web:__________________________________
Service Provided:_________________________
Contact Person:__________________________
If you are a parent or a caregiver and would like to recommend
someone for the guide, also please contact us at our website.
Additionally, if you don’t want to be listed in any future guides,
please also let us know.
ASFV would like to hear from you. Please let us know if this
guide was beneficial to you or if you have any suggestions. Your
response will be helpful in any future updates. If there are
additional services you would like us to include, please let us
know. Send your response to the e-mail listed below.
ASFV
1800 Appleton Road
Menasha, WI 54952
[email protected]
www.focol.org/asfv/
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