The S. June Smith Center supports children with disabilities in achieving their potential and promotes their full participation within their families, schools and communities.
Dr. S. June Smith
Dr. S. June Smith. Dr. June, as she was often called, was a lifelong active member of Alpha Sigma Alpha and served as a member of the national council. She also was a community leader in advocating for appropriate services for children with disabilities. The S. June Smith Center owes its existence, in part, to her leadership efforts. Alpha Sigma Alpha adopted the S. June Smith Center as a philanthropic partner in 1990.
The S. June Smith Center
The S. June Smith Center began providing services to children with disabilities and their families in 1965. Currently, the S. June Smith Center serves more than 1,700 children each year, 90 percent of whom are infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
By providing educational services—including classroom instruction and occupational, physical and speech therapy services—the S. June Smith Center seeks to prepare children and families for a future filled with achievement and independence. The programs and services help children develop the skills needed to become fully involved in their schools and community.