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Special Needs Association Inc.

  • Canton, MI
  • www.specialneedsassociation.com

Mission Statement

The Special Needs Association strives to support and encourage every child and adult who is physically and/or mentally challenged to achieve their own personal goals. We focus on their desire to become productive independent citizens capable of contributing to society. It's our objective to assess their medical, spiritual, social and educational situational and then connect them with community programs as well as help with funding to help them achieve their personal best. The Special Needs Association treats every client with respect and love because they become a part of our family.

Service Areas

Self-reported

Michigan

ruling year

2014

President/Executive Director

Self-reported

Dr W. Steven Watson

Vice President/Special Program Director since 2014

Self-reported

Mrs Rebecca Wilder

Keywords

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Support ,disabled,disadvantaged

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EIN

38-3689217

 Number

3971572185

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

Autism (G84)

Down's Syndrome (H25)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-PF.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

The AWC Foundation provides suport to individuls needing assistance with caring for children with disabilities or health challenges. A family can qualify for assistance if there is a need to help a disabled child maintain a healthier life.

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Service Areas

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Michigan

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SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Special Needs Association Inc.

Leadership

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President/Executive Director

Dr W. Steven Watson

Vice President/Special Program Director

Mrs Rebecca Wilder

BIO

Dr. Watson is a longtime foot specialist and board-certified podiatric surgeon and is taking bigger steps toward helping those in need of assistance.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Dr. W. Steven Watson

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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