Regional Support, Programs & Resources

Include hosts Special Needs Family Camp every May at Camp Newman

Include hosts Special Needs Family Camp every May at Camp Newman

FOR INFORMATION & REFERRALS

Jewish Family and Children’s Services, North & South Peninsula   650-931-1800

Provides counseling, emergency assistance, geriatric care management, hospice, parenting education, support for people with disabilities.

Community Gatepath Family  Resource Center 
650-259-0189

Provides parent and family oriented support and information by helping to find and understand local services and the overall special education system.

Parents Helping Parents
408-727-5775

Offers a comprehensive list of resources with links to websites

Golden Gate Regional Center (Marin – San Mateo County)
650-574-9232

Provides services to individuals diagnosed as developmentally disabled as defined by state law.  The services which may be provided include but are not limited to diagnosis, counseling, and assistance in arranging and paying for needed services such as infant intervention, 24-hour residential care, supported living services, respite care, and genetic counseling.

San Andreas Regional Center (Santa Clara – Monterey County)   408-374-9960

Provides services to individuals diagnosed as developmentally disabled as defined by state law.  The services which may be provided include but are not limited to diagnosis, counseling, and assistance in arranging and paying for needed services such as infant intervention, 24-hour residential care, supported living services, respite care, and genetic counseling.

 

 

FOR ASSESSMENT

Autism Clinic, University of California San Francisco
415-476-7500

 Provides assessment and screening for children with developmental disabilities 

Kalmanovitz Child Development Center, California Pacific Medical Center     415-600-6200

Offers a comprehensive assessment and treatment program for infants, preschoolers, school-age children and adolescents

 

INTERVENTION CENTERS

Easter Seals Bay Area
510-835-2131

Provides family-focused services for individuals diagnosed on the autism spectrum, including consultation, early intervention, school-based, social skills, and therapeutic services.

Abilities United
650-494-0550

Provides a variety of services for individuals with physical and developmental challenges from early childhood through adulthood, including early intervention, preschool, therapies, family support, and aquatic services

Associated Learning and Language Specialists (ALLS)
650-631-9999

Provides speech, language, occupational and developmental therapy; and counseling and education services for a variety of needs from infant through adult populations    

Foundation for Autistic Childhood Education and Support (f.a.c.e.s.) 
650-367-1560
                   

Behaviorally-focused early intervention, school consultation, parent training, and social development

Mosaic Child and Family Therapy Services                                                                                     

Interdisciplinary pediatric therapy group that provides assessment and treatment services to young children with developmental and behavioral challenges and their families: Speech/Language, Occupational Therapy, Assessment

FAMILY-BASED PROGRAMS

JumpStart: Learning to Learn
415-391-3417

One-week intensive parent education program for newly-diagnosed children on the autism spectrum. Specializes in behavioral-, communication-, and play-based intervention. Accepts regional center and private clients.

Ability Path

Excellent support website for parents with children with special needs

Bay Area Friendship Circle
650-858-6990  

Jewish organization which brings together local typically developing teens with families who have children with special needs