Refer A Kid

How To Make A Referral

We are currently serving the Carolinas, Georgia and the DC Metro area and have partnered with the hospitals and organizations listed below. These providers are our source of information for possible recipients. We follow this protocol in order to ascertain medical eligibility and sports interest. Therefore, we are only able to receive referral information through these hospitals/organizations, and not through online/email correspondence.
If you are the parent or guardian of a child that meets our medical criteria please contact someone on your healthcare team and they can assist you with next steps.
For more information, please contact Elizabeth Lindsey at

Medical Criteria

Individuals must meet the medical criteria in order to be considered for a Dream Experience.

Life Threatening Conditions

Life threatening diseases are chronic, usually incurable diseases, which have the effect of considerably limiting a person’s life expectancy. These include, cancer, diabetes, neurological conditions, coronary heart disease and HIV/Aids.

Chronic Illness

Chronic illness is defined as a disorder that persists over a long period of time and affects physical, emotional, intellectual, vocational and social functioning. Common Chronic Illnesses:
• Epilepsy • Spina Bifida • Asthma • Mental Health • Down Syndrome • Congenital Heart Problems • Diabetes • Cerebral Palsy • Sickle Cell Anemia • Cystic Fibrosis • Cancer • HIV/AIDS

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities are defined as a severe, chronic disabilities of an individual, 5 years of age or older, that is attributable to a mental or physical impairment, or the combination of both.

Life-Altering Conditions

Life-altering conditions are defined as the quality of life which has been altered by a traumatic event that has caused significant physical or psychological damage. Including, burn victims, transplant patients, emotionally traumatized victims, etc.

*Dream On 3 reserves the right to review all situations on an individual basis and determine qualification based on a life-altering condition.

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