Promoting the independence of individuals with diverse abilities in our community.

What is ALAS?

ALAS is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the independence of families of children and youth with diverse abilities in Milwaukee by providing educational workshops, parent support groups, family events, community building activities, and service referrals amongst other services and supports.

Cute Mixed Race Baby Girl Christmas Portrait With Family Behind Outdoors.
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How We Help

ALAS provides many different services including:

  • Education
  • Leadership Training Workshops
  • Home-School Community Education Forums
  • Conferences
  • And more!

ALAS' Vision

Our vision is for children and youth with special needs to achieve their goals by creating a positive impact in their lives.

Core Values



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Cultural Responsiveness



Services & Programs

Join us for our Services and Programs. 

We help the community with:

  • Conferences
  • Support Groups
  • Training Sessions
  • And more!
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Make a Difference In A Child's Life