Scholarships for Families with Special Needs Children

Gardiner Scholarships are available to families of children with special needs. Scholarships may be used for a variety of educational services, including private school tuition, tutoring, specialized services like occupational therapy or speech therapy, instructional materials and more.

Does my child qualify?

Students must have an Individual Educational Plan (a written plan for the special education of a student with a disability), or a diagnosis of a disability from a licensed physician or psychologist; and one of the following disabilities:

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Down syndrome
  • Phelan-McDermid syndrome
  • Prader-Willi syndrome
  • Spina bifida
  • High-risk child
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Williams syndrome
  • Rare diseases
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Deaf
  • Visually impaired
  • Traumatic brain injured
  • Hospital or homebound