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Potential Made Possible

4710 Timber Trail Drive
Middletown, Ohio 45044

Volunteer Opportunities

Abilities First serves close to 600 children with special needs each year.

There are numerous opportunities for every individual who wishes to volunteer here at Abilities First.  Listed below are the different types of opportunities available.


Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC)max ocean adventure-Provides a daycare/preschool for typically developing children and children with special needs aging from 6 weeks to 5th grade. Volunteers, assisting with, reading, playing with the children, helping with arts and crafts, and participating in the gym and outdoor activities (morning and afternoon hours) are greatly appreciated.

  • Infant/Toddler classrooms (ages 6 weeks – 3 years) Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Assisting with Preschool classroom (ages 3-6) Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Assisting with School Age classroom (ages 6-10) Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Preparation of materials, such as cutting, pasting, and coloring for all the classrooms is a huge help.


Pediatric Therapies
Pediatric Therapies provides speech, occupational, and physical therapy in a variety of settings. Areas with needed assistance are:

Prepare the learning aids by:

  • Covering items with contact paper, cutting, pasting, lamination, etc.
  • Alphabetizing and categorizing books and pictures. 
  • Sanitizing toys and games.
  • Creating speech and other therapy service games.
  • Organizing cabinets and materials.
  • Assisting with the Autism Learning Center.
  • Assisting with the Summer Therapy Program.


Support Services
Direct Support Services personnel are a vital part of our operations. At times, volunteers are needed to assist staff with special projects.

  • General cleaning
  • Gardening, weeding, grounds work
  • Construction renovation projects
  • Small maintenance projects


Agency Needs

  • Typing & filing
  • Mass mailing preparation
  • Special events
  • Answering phones

For more information, call 513-423-9496  

Abilities First Development Department offers a number of ways you can support local children with disabilities.

Please contact Development Department at 513-423-9496 if you have any questions.
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About Us

From birth through life, Abilities First of Middletown and Franklin, Ohio provides a broad array of individual and group programs for children and adults with disabilities.  

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Services for Children

Potential is Made Possible through our coordinated services - Autism Learning Center, Free Therapy Screenings, Pediatric Therapies, and Integrated Early Childhood Learning.

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Get Involved

We need YOU to help support local children and adults with disabilities. Donate to our mission, volunteer at one of our locations or special events, advocate for people with disabilities.