Moving forward

SPIN provides people-first services and supports for children and adults with intellectual, developmental, and autism spectrum disabilities.

Spin’s Mission is Simple

Help people live fuller,
more-inclusive lives

Started by a group of parents in 1970 who wanted enriching
opportunities for their kids with special needs, SPIN has grown to a full-service organization serving more than 3,500 children and adults every year.

awards & accreditations

How you can help

You can help us build a culture of inclusion and hope.

Give Today

We need your support. A one-time donation to SPIN makes a better, more inclusive community.

Become a Member

Our ongoing needs are immense, and we can only do what we do with the generous support of our community.


If you have the time, we have the place. We rely on volunteers for our daily operations and special events.

Join Our Team

We’re working hard to make Philadelphia the most accepting city in the U.S. We’d love for you to help us!

Eric knew it would not be easy – he needed support, accommodations, and specialized transportation. Despite the obstacles, Eric persevered.

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