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Potential Made Possible

4710 Timber Trail Drive
Middletown, Ohio 45044

Having Fun

Hopewell residents and staff are always having fun. They just had “water fun in the sun day.”

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Thanks to Eagle Scout Collin Lawson

The Abilities First Doty House offers a family atmosphere with a strong foundation for each resident to live life to their fullest potential. Thanks to Eagle Scout Collin Lawson for building this gazebo as his Eagle Scout project, in memory of his grandmother, Rebecca Hall.


Physical Therapy provides opportunities for children to address these needs

Some children are inhibited in their discovery by a delay or disability in the areas of motor development, strength, balance, and/or coordination. Abilities First Physical Therapist Lynn provides Caitlin with activities that she can work on in a therapy and at home. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Bettie at 513-423-9496 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Group Employment Supports

“Group Employment Supports” is intensive, ongoing support that enables participants, who because of their disabilities need support to perform in a regular work setting. The Abilities First “Group Employment Supports” program enrollees who work as a team at the Salvation Army, in Middletown, with initial training, supervision, and ongoing support provided by on-site staff. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 513-423-9496, ask for Shaunna.


Abilities First Development Department offers a number of ways you can support local children and adults 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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Services for Adults

Adult independent living skills are an important aspect of creating a fulfilling life. Our residential and adult day programs provide a place of security, acceptance and a sense of belonging.

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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.