|Team of Advocates for Special Kids
A Parent Organization Serving All Ages and All Disabilities
Parent Training and Information Centers - California
2212 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
510-644-2555 (TDD available)
94 Galli Drive, Suite C
Novato, CA 94949
Exceptional Family Support, Education and Advocacy Center
Paradise, CA 95969
Parents Helping Parents of Santa Clara
Mary Ellen Peterson
3041 Olcott St.
Santa Clara, CA 95054-3222
408-727-5775 Voice / 408-727-7655 TDD
Exceptional Parents Unlimited
4120 N. First St.
Fresno, CA 93726
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities
2601 Mission #710
San Francisco, CA 94110-3111
Marta Anchondo / Brenda Smith
100 West Cerritos Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92805
TASK, San Diego
Brenda Smith / Leah Knight
4550 Kearney Villa Rd. #201
San Diego, CA 92123
Parent Training and Information Centers - United States
Refer to the Alliance www.taalliance.org/PTIs.htm Links web page
Community Resource Centers - California
My-Lihn Duvan, President
7526 Syracuse Ave
Stanton, CA 90680
Parents of Watts
10828 Lou Dillon Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90059
Loving Your Disabled Child
4528 Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Exceptional Family Resource Center
9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 130
San Diego, CA 92123
Web Sites of Interest
LDOnline is the interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers,
Parent Advocacy Coalition for Education Rights (PACER) Center
The IDEAPractices site answers your questions about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act,
keeps you informed about IDEAs That Work, and supports your efforts to help
ALL children learn, progress, and realize their dreams.
Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) is a national organization dedicated to
enhancing the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families through advocacy, education, research and service, and through collaborative
National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. (NORD) is the only organization
of its kind--a unique federation of more than 140 not-for-profit voluntary
health organizations serving people with rare disorders and disabilities.
Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet
accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields
related to Special Education. This collection exists in order to make on-line
Special Education resources more easily and readily available in one location.
This site will continually modify, update, and add additional informative links.
The Nation's Disability Rights Network
Exceptional Parent Magazine's online resource - information, support, ideas,
encouragement and outreach for parents and families of children with
disabilities and the professionals who work with them.
For Parents and Caregivers of Children with Special Needs
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has information for parents
and educators that can be downloaded or ordered in print free-of-charge. Topics
include reading, parenting, statistics, and child development.
The National Council on Disabilities is an independent federal agency making
recommendation to the President on disability issues.
The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) is
a project of the Academy for Educational Development. Publications are in English
The Inclusion Research Institute of Washington, DC publishes a weekly report of
events important to families and individuals with disabilities.
Family Voices is a national organization speaking on behalf of children with
special health care needs.
Schwab Learning is a service of the Schwab Foundation dedicated to helping kids
with learning differences and to kids themselves.
National Health Law Center is a national public interest law firm that seeks to
improve health care for America's working and unemployed, poor, minorities,
the elderly, and people with disabilities.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Nation Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Addvance: Resource for Women and Girls with ADHD
The Alliance for Technology Access (ATA) is a network of community-based
Resource Centers, Developers, and Vendors dedicated to providing information
and support services to children and adults with disabilities, and
increasing their use of standard, assistive, and information technologies.
California's AT Network is dedicated to expanding the accessibility of tools,
resources and technology that will help increase independence, improve personal
productivity and enhance the quality of life for all Californians.
Recording For the Blind & Dyslexic's materials are for all people who cannot
effectively read standard print because of a visual, perceptual or other
The AlphaSmart is a portable writing tool. Information can be easily transferred to any
computer or printed directly to most printers.
AbleNet offers practical products and creative solutions for teaching children
Edmark special needs education products-hardware and software designed to
include, challenge, and engage all children.
IntelliTools - provider of hardware and software giving students with special needs
comprehensive access to learning. IntelliTools is also provider of professional
development for a growing number of teachers, parents and specialists.
Find great toys, games, books, and software to suit a child's special needs.
Technology for people with Visual & Reading Disabilities solutions provider.
California - Dept. of Education
California Department of Education - Special Education Division. Great resource
on state laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
U.S. Department of Education has online information and resources
for different audiences, including parents and teachers, as well as links to the
Office for Civil Rights, local boards of education, vocational rehabilitation, and
http://ed.gov/offices/OCR The office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services has information and resources related to special education.