"Empowering children and adults to live, work, and play as full members of our community."
Residential and support services for people with developmental disabilities and special needs—and for their families
ABLE Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides high-quality residential and support services to people who have developmental disabilities and special needs, as well as their families. We are based in Canton, OH, and serve Stark, Summit, Wayne and Portage counties.
We believe that people who are labeled “disabled” are actually “ABLE” to do all things. Our approach focuses on building assets and teaching life-skills in a comfortable, caring environment. We believe in involving the client, family, and friends in all aspect of care.
Our clients are children and adults with mild to profound intellectual and developmental disabilities. Many also have other special needs and challenges, including physical and learning disabilities, medical issues, and dual diagnoses.
WHY CHOOSE US?
Our services encourage individuals to participate in decisions and choices that affect their daily lives.
Services and supports vary from one-hour visits to round-the-clock engagements, depending on the need.
We help families through various programs and services that reduce the stress experienced by primary caregivers.
We help the individuals who we serve improve their ability to care for themselves.
ABLE Inc. is a certified provider of emergency and support programs designed to help individuals with developmental disabilities reach their highest potential within their community.
We help families navigate the many challenges associated with caring for a child with special needs. ABLE Inc. provides family training and education, offers in-home services, and assists in applying for government benefits. We help families navigate the many challenges associated with caring for a child with special needs. ABLE Inc. provides family training and education, offers in-home services, and assists in applying for government benefits.
Individuals who have special needs often need special services. ABLE Inc. assists with high-school transition and payee initiation while offering hands-on support and interventions to assist families throughout the process.
"I chose ABLE, Inc.'s non-medical transportation assistance for my son because of excellent service and the professionalism which started with our first interview. The staff have become a friend and mentor to my son and care about doing their job we.. ABLE cares for people as individuals and I highly recommend their services."- C.T. Canton, Ohio
"I am so pleased with ABLE's services and care. My brother is treated wonderfully and is becoming a productive, responsible member of society. ABLE has helped him develop life skills to become independent, and he is around loving people that have his best interest at heart. " - T. B. Canton, Ohio