Our Favorite Resources


Lifeworks –  Adult Autism Service

Lifeworks was founded in 2013 and provides educational and vocational opportunities to adults who have autism in Northeast Ohio.

Reason to Bake – North Carolina – Cookies and Baked Goods  

Provides delicious baked goods for a gluten-free lifestyle, while growing a successful company that hires and trains adults intellectual disabilities. They create an environment in which there are no limits to what anyone can learn and accomplish.

Sweet Heat Jam Co. – Texas – Jams
NOLAN STILWELL IS THE CREATOR OF SWEET HEAT JAMS. NOLAN IS A CULINARY ARTIST, YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR, AVID GARDENER AND NATIVE TEXAN, WHO HAPPENS TO HAVE DOWN’S SYNDROME.

DaBombs -Mississippi – Bath Bombs
MORGAN IS A 19 YEAR OLD SENIOR AT LEWISBURG HIGH SCHOOL IN OLIVE BRANCH, MS AND HAS DOWN SYNDROME BUT THAT DOES NOT STOP OR DEFINE HERSHE IS VERY ACTIVE IN SPECIAL OLYMPICS, COMPETITIVE CHEER, BEST BUDDIES AND LOVES MUSIC. WHILE IT MAY TAKE HER A MINUTE LONGER, SHE CAN DO ALL THINGS SHE SETS HER MIND TO.

Osprey Village – South Carolina – Coffee
OSPREY Village is a South Carolina nonprofit corporation founded in July, 2008, by parents of adults with developmental disabilities.  OSPREY Village is developing an “inclusive residential neighborhood with a purpose” that will provide individualized services for adults with special needs. The Village will be an intergenerational community that is open to anyone who would like to have the opportunity to interact and live in a “neighbor helping neighbor” village. 

Programs for Exceptional People – South Carolina – Hand Painted Ceramics, Snacks

Empowers adults with special needs in southern Beaufort County by promoting independence and offering opportunities for social growth and maturity.

South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Center – South Carolina – Baskets, Assembly, Shipping, Towels

Preparing and assisting eligible South Carolinians with disabilities to achieve and maintain competitive employment.

EmployAbility – Towels, Notecards, Lotion, Bath Bombs, Bath Salts

An agency providing employment-related services, training and community integration opportunities to adults with developmental disabilities.

Extraordinary Ventures – North Carolina – Candles, Scrubs, Soaps

Employs young men and women with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Berry Towne Crafts – North Carolina – Lowcountry Snacks, Soaps, Soaks, Lotions

Artisan program for the residents of Neuro-Medical Treatment Center, a part of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, a cluster of group homes serving the needs of people with a wide range of physical and mental challenges.

ScentsAbility – Florida – Sanitizer, Candles, Lotions

Supports individuals with intellectual disabilities in their quest to learn job skills and be independent. 

The Chocolate Spectrum – Florida – Chocolate Treats

Helping individuals with developmental disabilities by providing training and by providing employment opportunities and to engage in meaningful and purposeful experiences with an emphasis on social interaction. 

Crafters for Life – Pennsylvania – Coasters, Scrubs, Key Chains

Empowers students with Autism to create quality products with the goal of transitioning them into contributing members of a self-sufficient work force.

Waggies by Maggie & Friends – New Jersey – Dog Biscuits & Bits

Non-profit dog treat company whose mission is to employ persons with intellectual disabilities.

Good Reasons – New York – Dog Biscuits

Not for profit dog treat company on a mission. We create scrumptious, human-grade all natural dog treats, while providing employment opportunities to people with autism and other developmental disabilities.

SMILE – Arizona -Biscotti

An important endeavor to help those who are impacted by autism continuously strive for advancements in life skills development, social connections and pathways toward greater independence.

Aspire CoffeeWorks – Illinois – Coffee
Adults with and without disabilities work side by side to bring you freshly roasted coffee. It’s a productive and successful environment and a great example of how people of all abilities can work and succeed together.

Lambs Farm – Illinois – Dog Biscuits, Candles, Cookies, Snacks, Preserves
Helping people with developmental disabilities lead productive, happy lives and connecting with the human spirit in us all.

SOAR Special Recreation  – South Carolina
Organizes and oversees Special Olympic programs which include: tennis, equestrian, bowling, swimming, bocce and cheerleading.

Spectrum Designs – New York – Apparel Design and Printing
An apparel decorating business which provides gainful employment and meaningful work opportunities to individuals with autism.

GiveGood – Tennessee – Chocolate Toffee Bars
Empowering lives of young adults on the Autistic Spectrum.

Beaufort County Disabilities & Special Needs Department – South Carolina – Cards, Frames, Gifts
Unified agency dedicated to empowering the individuals served to obtain their maximum potential by developing and providing a network of quality services which promote consumer choice, community involvement and enhancement of life.

Leader Dogs for the Blind – Michigan – % of profits donated
Empowers people who are blind, visually impaired or Deaf-Blind with skills for a lifetime of independents.

Special Moms Network – Nationwide – Aunt Laurie’s sells gift baskets on marketplace.
Educates, supports and empowers the lives of our special children, our families and our communities.