Looking for resources for special needs in Fargo? We’ve put together a list of all the local providers and support, all in one place.
Having a child with special needs can add so many more questions to your role as a parent. Whether you are new to a diagnosis or are searching for additional support for your child, we have rounded up all resources for special needs services in Fargo and Moorhead to help you in your research.
Thanks to our partners at Beyond Boundaries Therapy Services for partnering with us to produce this resource and supporting families in the Fargo area for the last 15+ years.
Beyond Boundaries Therapy Services has proudly served our community for over 15 years. With their stellar leadership and dedicated therapists, their team is ready to go beyond the boundaries to serve your family. They offer occupational, speech-language, and physical therapy along with 20+ specialty areas. Whether therapy services take place at one of their two clinic locations, at your home, at your child’s daycare, or yes, even on a bus (their mobile therapy unit!), they are here for you! Beyond Boundaries offer free screenings, and they can’t wait to hear from you!
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Resources for Special Needs in Fargo
If you are looking for answers in your journey to support your child, finding the right diagnosis and provider can make the world of difference.
Support from other parents can be so invaluable. Here are some groups to help you connect with other parents that may be able to offer advice and support.
Rett’s Support Group at Beyond Boundaries Therapy Services (e-mail [email protected] for info)
There are so many wonderful organizations in Fargo & Moorhead that provide adaptive programs for children with special needs. From music and sports to educational activities, there are some wonderful options for play!
Extracurricular Activities & Play
Rustad Rec Center Adaptive Open Gym (check weekly schedule for times)
Sensory-sensitive play areas can make such a difference in making children feel comfortable. Thanks to these organizations for offering sensory-sensitive play and services!
Sensory-Aware Open Gyms/Play/Camps
Where your child learns and they support they receive can make a world of difference. Here are some links to special education programs in our area.
For more school options, please see our Guide to Preschools & Schools.
Whether you need support for your child with physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy, there are many local organizations with the expertise to help your child thrive.
If you’ve been faced with an Autism diagnosis, these organizations offer services to support both you and your child as they grow.
Intervention during ages 0-3 can provide support early on and help provide services to babies and young children.