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Potential Made Possible

4710 Timber Trail Drive
Middletown, Ohio 45044

Thank you to Western & Southern Life

 THANK YOU!  To Western & Southern Life Staff Manager Mandy M. Gullett for presenting a $500 donation to Abilities First Vice President of Marketing and Development Debbie Alberico.  “The contribution will be used to help fulfill the needs of the adults and children we serve,” she said.

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Abilities First earned the 2018 #GuideStarPlatinum Seal of Transparency

Abilities First earned the 2018 #GuideStarPlatinum Seal of Transparency, showcasing the
progress towards the mission! Check out the @GuideStarUSA profile:

Abilities First is proud to share the key metrics with the world and highlight the changes they're making. The goal is to give donors and funders an alternative to simplistic finacial rations to evaluate them. While encouraging other nonprofits to do the same!

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James is Amazing

James has been at Abilities First since he was a preschool student.  He started in the Autism Learning Center and as of today, his language, social and academic skills, are dramatically improved. Giving Tuesday is a great time to recognize his success.  Click here to watch James!

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AK Steel Annual Agency Fair

100% of all donations go to help the people we serve at Abilities First!

Recently, AK Steel Corporation hosted their Annual Agency Fair at their Middletown Works facility. Twelve local agencies attended to share with employees the amazing work being done in Middletown. “This is a great way to raise awareness of our employees about the needs of our community” said James Sberna, Mobile Maintenance and Technology Manager. Thank you to all the United Way agencies that attended: Abilities First, Sojourner Recovery Service, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County, Central Connections, Envision Partnerships, The Salvation Army, Middletown, S.E.L.F., Shared Harvest Foodbank, HOPE HOUSE RESCUE MISSION INC, and YMCA of Middletown. Together we are uniting the Middletown Community to change lives. THANK YOU AK STEEL! #AKcaresUnited Way AK

Thank you Corey and Amber Lynn Henderson

Corey and Amber Lynn Henderson are busy volunteering their time to create a Sensory Room for the Abilities First Autism Learning Center. The Sensory Room will be a welcome addition to the ALC. Students will be able to develop and engage their senses in a room especially designed with a combination of stimuli. Lights, colours, sounds, sensory soft play objects, and aromas will all be within a safe environment that allows the student using it to explore and interact without risk. We will follow their construction process along the way. Corey and Amber’s son James, is a second grade student in the ALC. He has been attending school at the ALC since he was in preschool. 

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You can help the Hendersons expand Abilities First Children’s Services by donating online today!
Thanks Corey and Amber!

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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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.