FIND R.E.S.T. HERE

Ability Tree is dedicated to coming alongside families impacted by disability by providing R.E.S.T. (Recreation, Education, Support, & Training)

1 in 5

CHILDREN,

20% of

FAMILIES,

1 in 4

ADULTS,

ARE IMPACTED BY DISABILITY.

TOGETHER, WE CAN...

MAKE COMMUNITY POSSIBLE

Families impacted by disability often feel isolated from community. Let's bring them out of isolation and back into community.

MAKE JESUS ACCESSIBLE

86% of families impacted by disability don't feel welcome at their local church. Let's be prepared to include them back into the life of the church.

"When our son Micah was born with multiple disabilities, we had no prior training. We simply loved him and got to know him." 

- Joe Butler, Founder & Executive Director, Ability Tree

OUR FOUNDER'S STORY

"I vividly remember receiving the news of my son’s diagnosis from the neurologist some 20 years ago and it was not encouraging or hopeful. Hearing the experts say that my son had “abnormalities in his brain”, that they didn’t know if he’d ever walk, talk in complete sentences, or one day be independent, was a hard pill to swallow.

It’s been quite a journey..."

WE'RE GROWING!

Learn more about where we've been, how we've grown, and where we're headed.

From the very first outing at an aquatic center, we've branched out over the years to come alongside families impacted by disability.