Not Just for Nannies: The Special Families Caregiver Manual©
Local Resources for Autism & Other Special Needs Parents - San Diego
- Autism Society of San Diego: A voice and resource for the local Autism community.
- Autism Resource & Treatment Center (ARTC): A "one-stop" shop for San Diego Autism families. ARTC provides the following services: Autism assessments & diagnosis, speech, OT, ABA, chiropractic care, and more.
- Autism Tree Project Foundation: Family support, recreational activities, and more since 2003.
- Dance Me Fit: Adaptive fitness classes for all ages and abilities.
- Family Guidance and Therapy Center: Local center offering counseling for those impacted by Autism, Relationship Development Intervention (RDI), and more.
- Home of Guiding Hands: Providing support services to children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, San Diego and Imperial counties.
- Hope Comprehensive Center for Development (Hope CCD): Speech, ABA, parenting resources, etc. for Autism families in San Diego county. Hope CCD aims to provide quality intervention while fully supporting the unique needs of each family they serve.
- National Foundation for Autism Research (NFAR): A 501(c)3 helping in the development and expansion of ASD programs.
- Ocean Beach Family Chiropractic: Providing pediatric care, with a background in ADHD and Autism.
- RL Therapy Group: Providing children birth-5 years with speech, occupational, and physical therapy.
- See Beneath, Inc.: Early developmental tools for children with Autism.
- Talk About Curing Autism (TACA): A 501(c)3 dedicated to educating, empowering, and supporting ASD families.
National Supports for Autism
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA): Helping understand communication disorders.
- Autism Speaks: An Autism advocacy group that sponsors research and outreach activities.
- Paws with a Cause: PAWS provides service dogs for individuals with special needs.
- Social Thinking®: A collection of concepts, materials, and workshops to assist with social language challenges.
- Tuck.com: Helpful information regarding Autism and sleep issues.
- Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities: Find psychologists, health care providers, academic therapists, etc. for children with disabilities on the Yellow Pages for Kids for your state. You will also find special education schools, learning centers, treatment programs, parent groups, community centers, and government programs for children with disabilities.
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