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  • McKay ScholarshipThe McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program provides scholarships for eligible students with disabilities to attend a certified public or private school of their choice. Students with disabilities include K-12 students who are documented as having an intellectual disability; a speech or language impairment; a hearing impairment, including deafness; a visual impairment, including blindness; a dual sensory impairment; an emotional or behavioral disability; a specific learning disability, including, but not limited to, dyslexia, dyscalculia, or developmental aphasia; a traumatic brain injury; a developmental delay; or autism spectrum disorder.
  • STS TransitIf you are “ADA Paratransit Eligible,” you can be provided with a van/sedan shared-ride for the trips that cannot be made using the county fixed route transportation service. You may, for example, be able to use county bus service for some trips for which there are no barriers to prevent you from getting to and from the bus stop. At other times, you might not be able to use the bus because it is not lift-equipped or there is a barrier which prevents access to the bus stop. ADA Paratransit van/sedan service is meant to assist you at these times.
  • Agency for Person with DisabilitiesThe APD offers programs for people with developmental disabilities and their families in collaboration with local communities and private providers. The agency will also assist in identifying the needed support and services of individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • The Children’s TrustThe Children’s Trust emphasizes collaboration and partnership in order to provide the programs and services needed by children and families and to effect community-wide change. They encourage creative approaches in coordinating, integrating, and funding services across and within the areas of health, safety, and development. They also promote parental and community involvement on behalf of all the children, while stressing accountability and results.
  • National School Lunch ProgramThe National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.