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Rock Island Resources

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  • Arena of Dreams Therapeutic Center

    The Arena of Dreams, located in Hanover IL., is a therapeutic recreation center for children, teens and adults with disabilities and additional needs. The facility offers therapies such as equine therapy, therapeutic horseback riding, hydrotherapy, sound therapy and sensory therapy.  The Arena, located on 20 acres of land with trails and fields, also has an indoor swimming pool, an indoor and outdoor riding arena, a new sensory room, recreation and arts and crafts room.

  • New Kindgom Trailriders

    Offers a therapeutic horseback riding program known as “Mounted Achievers” that provides an alternative type of physical therapy and rehabilitation to mentally and physically challenged people of the Greater Quad City area and surrounding communities.

  • Give Kids a Smile Dental Program

    A dental bus travels to schools in Rock Island and Scott Counties to provide dental care to children.  Services are available to children ages 3 to 17 who are at or below 200% of the federal poverty level, who have never been to a dentist, who do not have dental insurance or have Medicaid but cannot find a dentist who accepts that type of insurance.

  • 211

    If you’re looking for programs and services when Specialized Care for Children is closed, dial 211. United Way and PATH Crisis trained staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

  • Love and Logic

    Love and Logic provides tools and techniques to help adults achieve respectful, healthy relationships with their children. While some materials can be purchased, this links to the free articles and handouts for parents.

  • Equip for Equality

    A Federal protection and advocacy system for Illinois citizens with disabilities. They offer self advocacy training, one-on-one self advocacy assistance, legal and public policy advocacy. Visit the website to find local offices.