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Readers' Choice: Favorite Special-Needs Regional Resource

Meet the 2013 Finalists

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The five finalists for Favorite Special-Needs Regional Resource for the About.com Readers' Choice Awards are actual offline entities that support children and families where they live all around the U.S. These organizations work for inclusion in schools, churches, communities, sports, and cheerleading squads, and maintain an online presence to extend their outreach.

The 2013 finalists for Favorite Special-Needs Regional Resource are:

Scroll down for at-a-glance introductions to the finalists, or click on the links above for a more detailed profile.

2013 Readers' Choice Award Winner: Florida Center for Inclusive Communities

Florida Center for Inclusive Communities
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Organization: Florida Center for Inclusive Communities
Based in: Tampa, Florida
Url: flfcic.fmhi.usf.edu/index.html
Find on: Facebook
Percentage of the Vote: 48%
Read more about the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities

Runner-Up: Snappin' Ministries

Snappin' Ministries
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Organization: Snappin' Ministries
Based in: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Url: www.snappin.org
Find on: Facebook | Twitter | Google+
Percentage of the Vote: 47%
Read more about Snappin' Ministries

Finalist: Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education

Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education
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Organization: Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education
Based in: Hanover, Maryland
Url: www.mcie.org/index.php
Find on: Facebook | Twitter
Read more about the Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education

Finalist: NJAPE.org

NJAPE.org
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Organization: NJAPE.org (New Jersey All People Equal)
Based in: New Jersey
Url: njape.org
Find on: Facebook
Read more about NJAPE.org

Finalist: The Sparkle Effect

The Sparkle Effect
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Organization: The Sparkle Effect
Based in: Bettendorf, Iowa
Url: www.thesparkleeffect.org
Find on: Facebook
Read more about The Sparkle Effect

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