Who's Eligible?

  • Down Syndrome

  • Autism/Aspergers

  • Dual Diagnosis DS/ASD

  • Any genetic syndromes/conditions

  • Heart Conditions

  • Craniofacial

  • Spina Bifida

  • CP

  • Deaf/Hearing Impaired

  • Blind/Vision Impaired

  • Childhood Trauma

  • Juvenile Diabetes

  • Muscular Dystrophy

  • Cancer

  • Heart Conditions

  • Rare Genetic Conditions

  • Adoptive Families

  • RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder)

  • Institutional Behaviors

  • Foster Care Trauma

  • ADHD

  • ODD (Oppositional Defiance)

  • FAS (Fetal Alcohol)

  • Chronic Illness

  • Childhood Injury/Surgery

  • Emotional/Behavioral Disorders

  • Substance Addiction

  • Juvenile Depression & Anxiety

Wondering if you are eligible to participate in AMR respite events?  


Here at AMR, we use the term "extra needs" in place of "special needs".  Your child does not need an IEP or have to be significantly cognitively delayed for you to participate.   "Extra Needs" includes so much more than just physical & cognitive differences.   It's not just Down syndrome, CP, & autism.   Families facing injury, trauma, medical crises...abuse, abandonment, neglect...children who have been adopted or been through the foster system....children who are experiencing addictions....   See a short list  of examples to the left. Not sure, just ask

We also support special educators and caregivers of disabled SPOUSES, such as wounded veterans and victims of illness and injury. 


A Mother's Rest Charitable Respite  Foundation

501c3 ID: 81-4965846

Virginia SCC ID: 08172710

Maryland FC ID: 0003682488

Donation Mailing Address:

32 W. Main St  New Market, MD 21774


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