Hand in Hand
3860 Middle Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722

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Scott County Regional Authority

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October 17, 2018

We had a diagnosis: sensory processing disorder or SPD. I knew the technical term for this, and I knew that this meant that my daughter Addison received and interpreted senses differently than what I would expect. I knew that we would be spending a great deal of time with specialists, occupational therapists, ENT docto...

October 12, 2018

It all started with the screaming. You might call this a temper tantrum; all kids have them, right? My older girls experienced them. I had witnessed them as the oldest of five children myself - and okay, I may have thrown one or two as a child. But for my youngest daughter Addison, this was more than a temper tantrum....

October 12, 2018

Midterm elections are being held on November 6, 2018 and while we’re not here to tell who to vote for, we are here to remind you that adults of all abilities have the right to vote.

Because The Federal Voting Rights Act allows states to enact laws preventing those with “mental incapacities” to vote, many people assume t...

October 12, 2018

  Inclusion can be defined in many ways. One of the most recent definitions listed by Merriam-Webster is “the act or practice of including students with disabilities in regular school classes.” The act of inclusion can also be applied to after-school clubs, sports teams, shopping with their families, and general c...

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"You all are the greatest.  You all do so much to make these children happy.  She has fun and feels very safe there."

Parent of Respite Participant

"I love seeing kids who struggle so much during the year have such a great time at your camp. It’s very special and important what you do."

Quad Cities Service Provider

"We have not had one single negative experience with any aspect of Hand-in-Hand. From enrollment, to summer program, to camp,  to no school-days and school breaks. The office staff, the counselors, the billing...Every. Single. Aspect. Has been nothing but positive!  The only regret we have is that we didn’t find the program sooner."

Parent of Respite Participant

"When I started working at Hand-in-Hand, I had no idea how much the kids and young adults here would teach me. I see a lot of compassion, humor, patience and care from our participants and staff members, and it reminds me to try to be a better person."

Hand-in-Hand Staff Member

"Hand-in-Hand makes my heart feel good!"

Respite Participant

"I am so glad that my son got to go to Hand-in-Hand for 3 years. At 3.5, my son is doing addition/subtraction under five, tons of sight words, and cannot get enough academics in his life. They really helped him get off to a great start in school."

Parent of Childcare Participant

"Have you ever tried to push a shopping cart and a wheelchair at the same time? I don't know what I would do without Hand-in-Hand programs"

Parent of Hand-in-Hand Participant

"The children at Hand-in-Hand inspire me to be the person I am today."

Hand-in-Hand Staff Member

"What I like best about being part of such a special place is its ability to make everyone feel safe and loved while being themselves."

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