Disability in Palo Alto
This organization serves Bay Area children, aged 5 to 22, with emotional and or developmental disabilities including mental retardation, autistic spectrum disorder, mood, disruptive behavior, anxiety, and psychotic disorders. Volunteers can help in the classroom during the day or in after school programs.
Examples of how you can help are providing in home support: with reading mail, paying bills, and running errands, helping clients as needed at the Center, help with Bingo night, driver or guide for group outings, assist with activities like sewing and quilting, ceramics, yoga and gardening as well as adaptive computer programs and low vision equipment. Prior experience working with the blind is not necessary.