Human Services

LaunchAbility

  • Dallas, TX
  • www.LaunchAbility.org

Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT

To help children and adults with developmental disabilities achieve their maximum potential and lead fulfilling lives within our community.

CORE VALUE STATEMENT

LaunchAbility's clients inspire us to achieve ever greater results and remind us of what is most important:

·         All people deserve the opportunity to reach their maximum potential to be self-sufficient.

·         All persons should be treated with dignity and respect and valued for their unique abilities.

·         We operate ethically and with the utmost integrity.

·         We are vigilant and conscientious stewards of the funds entrusted to us.

·         We accept only the highest standards of service delivery from our staff for our clients.

·         We are dedicated to the excellence of our programs and services.

ON THESE VALUES WE WILL NOT COMPROMISE

Main Programs

  1. Early Childhood Intervention
  2. Supported Employment Services
Service Areas

Self-reported

Texas

Dallas ,Collin, Denton and Wise Counties, Texas

ruling year

1965

CEO

Self-reported

Ms. Kathryn Parsons

Keywords

Self-reported

children, disabilities, employment, mental retardation, therapy, referrals, physical therapy, speech therapy, developmental disabilities, special education, Down syndrome, cognitive disabilities, autism, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, special needs, mentally retarded, handicapped,

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EIN

75-1189353

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers (P82)

Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations (P80)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

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

Early Childhood Intervention

Our Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) program provides teams of specialists including speech pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, and early intervention specialists to work with children with developmental disabilities and delays. Our specialist teams use play and routine-based intervention to provide highly individualized instruction and therapy to children so they can learn motor skills, communication, and independence.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Infants/Babies (under age 5)

Budget

$7,438,058.00

Program 2

Supported Employment Services

Our Supported Employment Services help adults with cognitive disabilities obtain competitive jobs in the community - and help businesses  discover a new world of employment candidates.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

$560,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Texas

Dallas ,Collin, Denton and Wise Counties, Texas

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Affiliations + Memberships

United Way Member Agency

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Financials

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LAUNCHABILITY INC
Fiscal year: Sep 01-Aug 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

LaunchAbility

Leadership

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CEO

Ms. Kathryn Parsons

STATEMENT FROM THE CEO

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Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Brad Leffler

LaunchAbility

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?