Family Resources

Helpful Links

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing a comprehensive care package, BATA Inc.'s staff is always available to offer guidance to parents, including helping them access relevant resources. Some websites we think may be of help to you and your family are listed below:

Helpful Links

Tools to assist to help parents teach toddlers to understand and use language

From the NICU and beyond.

There is an ongoing discussion via e-mail on specific concerns.  Parents can sign on and join a listserv applicable to them. 


Computer tools designed specifically for those with severe physical disabilities allow for increased self-reliance and a vastly enhanced computing and Internet experience.

Our Mission is to ease the burdens of families with children with special needs by raising money for adaptive equipment not covered by health insurance.

Making Opportunities Reality Granting Assistance Nationwide

Dedicated to helping spinal cord injury survivors and their families live more independent and hopeful lives.


Wheel to Walk Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps children with disabilities, 20 years and younger, obtain medical & adaptive equipment or therapy services not provided by insurance –

provides guide dogs for eligible blind children between the ages of 11-17, free of charge –

Blind children in the US can receive two free braille books per year –

Bright Steps Forward provides funding for intensive pediatric therapy to financially disadvantaged children with neurological disorders such as cerebral palsy, disabilities of prematurity, autism, and other congenital or acquired conditions that affect their physical functioning –

The Chanda Plan Foundation provides financial grants for integrative therapies to those with a physical disability –

The Grottoes of North America Humanitarian Foundation helps cover the costs of dental treatment, including hospital and anesthesia costs, when needed, for children with cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and related neuromuscular disorders, those who are mentally challenged, and organ transplant recipients –

The Different Needz Foundation has a mission to provide grants to individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and organizations that support them to provide medical equipment and/or services –

Mark’s Money provides financial assistance to those with Down Syndrome or other developmental disabilities to improve quality of life by meeting their daily living, employment, medical, residential, or social needs –

First Hand Foundation provides funds to families with limited incomes for medical/psychiatric services, vehicle modification, transportation, or items not covered by insurance –

Gia Nicole Angel Foundation enhances the daily functioning of a child with special needs and his/her family by awarding assistance through the purchase of a specific item or items –

The LENN Foundation is a nonprofit helping children with cerebral palsy by providing financial relief for medical needs not covered by insurance –

BATA resources

BATA has amassed a library of book, CDs, Assessments and tools for both providers and families. Please feel free to contact the office to borrow anything from our library.