Family-tested solutions
for Special Needs

Toddler and mother playing together

Family-tested solutions
for Special Needs

Toddler and mother playing together

We know finding services to meet your child's special needs can be frustrating. We’ve been there, too.  

As families of children and youth with conditions such as autism, ADHD, learning disorders, behavior challenges, and other health needs, we know how it feels to think "Where do I even START?

Start Here  ->Get There!

Get There Project shares the simple, effective techniques that have worked for us in thousands of IEP meetings, doctor visits, and insurance customer service calls. Our step-by-step Guiding Star method helps family caregivers think strategically about finding services and support.

From Our Founder:
Families Know What Families Need

We call our strategies "family-tested" because real families use these methods to find help.  We envision a world in which all of us can navigate easily to the services and support we need most.

--Wendy Besmann, author of Get There Project's step-by-step Guides Family Road Map and Young Adult Road Map

Find Your Training Path

Get There Project’s publications, interactive e-learning courses, and professional training programs are designed to serve family caregivers, young adults in transition (and their families), educators, case managers, peer support staff, counselors, therapists, and social workers.

What do YOU need most?

I need a road map to better services for my child. 

I need families to work effectively with us in IEP meetings.

I need families to help us carry out treatment and service plans.

I need to help a young adult make the transition to independent life.

About Get There Project

Get There Project is a partnership between Team Up for Families, a family-driven, non-profit training, research, and advocacy organization, and educational publisher Melton Hill Media. Our shared mission: Create learning experiences that help families, young adults and others who experience complicated life problems to find appropriate services and support. We envision a world in which people can access the services and support they need most.

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