New Perceptions is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enriching lives of those with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

New Perceptions provides children and adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and other barriers with services to reach their maximum potential.



04 March 2020

Our Children Achieve

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Drees Pavilion, Park Hills,
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16 April 2020

Ladies Night Out 2020

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Receptions Conference and Banquet Center, Erlanger, KY United States
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25 August 2020

Annual Dinner 2020

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Receptions Conference and Banquet Center, Erlanger, KY United States
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February 15th, 8:10 am

Welcome our new team member, Dean Thomas Pfetzer. Congratulations to Meaghan and Doug on your beautiful little boy. ... See MoreSee Less

February 14th, 8:34 am

Would you like to help the children and adults of New Perceptions? We are currently seeking donations for the Ladies Night Out silent auction that will be held in April. Items we need are, themed baskets (e.g., pets, baby, cooking, etc.), retail or restaurant gift cards for silent auction, signed sports memorabilia, event tickets, vacation packages (e.g. overnight stays at condo/hotel) or any new items we could use to put together a basket for the auction table. ... See MoreSee Less

January 31st, 4:30 pm

Jon Williams annually attends a Kansas City Chiefs game. He has been to Arrowhead Stadium in KC many, many times. He is not a frontrunner or jump on the bandwagon guy. He has been a fan so long he has a Curly Culp jersey and a Patrick Mahomes jersey. This year we are rooting with our boy Jon that his team wins the Super Bowl for him! Go Chiefs! ... See MoreSee Less

January 28th, 10:23 am

Hear the stories of our 2020 New Perceptions Our Children Achieve honorees, Vivian Walther and Cody Shively at the 2020 fundraising luncheon. ... See MoreSee Less

January 17th, 2:28 pm

Artwork from participants of the ArtAbilities program will be at the Art Beyond Boundaries show opening January 31. The show is called LUCKY 13, celebrating 13 years in their location at 1410 Main St. Front, Cincinnati, OH. They will be displaying 6 of our items, from the talents of 5 of our artists. Stop in to see our work! ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Mission:

To promote the welfare of children and adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (and their families) by providing opportunities for education, growth and employment in a normalized setting, in order to facilitate each individual’s achievement to their maximum potential.

Our Participants:

Each a unique and inspiring individual – our participants are the heart of New Perceptions.

Our Supporters:

Our participants are reaching their maximum potential thanks to the generosity of many.


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Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy facilitate development for children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

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Onsite work, job placement, skill development, and support, as well as educational, social and recreational activities for adults age 21+ with a variety of disabilities.


Information about referral processes, resources, and programs for our participants and their caregivers.