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Birmingham Parent Magazine’s 8th Annual Special Needs Expo is Coming March 10

BIRMINGHAM – Children’s of Alabama and The Exceptional Foundation will present the 8th annual Special Needs Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 10 at The Exceptional Foundation in Homewood.

The expo is a free, day-long exhibition where families can learn about products, support groups, recreational activities, healthcare, educational facilities, banking, financial planning, therapy, and many other services for children and adults with special needs.

The expo will feature exhibits from many non-profit and for-profit organizations. This informational event allows visitors to meet with vendors, listen to guest speakers and enter to win prizes including a trip to the beach and a new luggage set.

The Special Needs Expo is sponsored by WDJC, CAN, Mitchell’s Place, Mobility Central, Elrod Mobility, Bradford & Holliman LLC and Griffin Mobility.

The Exceptional Foundation is located at 1616 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, 35209.

Booths and sponsorship are still available. Contact Birmingham Parent at 205-987-7700 or for more information. There is also an online form at


Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by US News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 46 other states and seven foreign countries last year, representing more than 676,000 outpatient visits and more than 15,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. More information is available at


The Exceptional Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was established in 1993 to serve mentally and physically challenged individuals in the Greater Birmingham, Alabama area by targeting social and recreational objectives not met by educational institutions or the community at large. The Exceptional Foundation serves to enhance the lives of its participants through a variety of activities and to provide a community for individuals with special needs and their families and currently serves over 640 individuals in Greater Birmingham through its various programs throughout the year. More information is available at