Special Needs Resources & Links

All Children are Special: How to Know When a Child Needs Help, A Manual for Parents and Child Care Providers: Children's Inclusive Care Council (CICC) Manual      **En Espanol: Todos los Niños son Especiales Como saber cuando un niño necesita ayuda

Calaveras County In-Home Supportive Services Handbook- Financial resources for qualifying family members providing primary care to children with disabilities.

Disability Rights California  Protection & Advocacy

Family Resource Network  Resources for families raising children with special needs

Autism Resources for Families

Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents

Temple Grandin's Teaching Tips

Valley Mountain Regional Center Local services for children and adults with developmental disabilities; free diagnosis and assessment services are available to any person suspected of having a developmental disability such as intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, or autism.

Mind Matters A comprehensive non-profit treatment center devoted to the diagnosis, treatment, and support of individuals and their families with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities and related issues. 

Caring 4 Our Kids   We are a group of parents who have children on the Autism Spectrum or who suffer from inflammatory diseases such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia. We have come together to curate and create resources that have been helpful to us in the hopes that these will help other parents struggling to care for and to help their children thrive. 

The Cerebral Palsy Group   Cerebral palsy information, resources, and support for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or birth injuries.

Cerebral Palsy Guide provides information regarding cerebral palsy symptoms, treatment options, financial resources and more. It is our mission to raise awareness about this movement disorder and provide hope for anyone affected by CP.

Sleep is a major issue for many adults and children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Recent studies suggest that up to 80% of young people with ASD also have difficulty falling and/or staying asleep at night. Learn more about Autism and sleep issues: https://www.tuck.com/autism-spectrum-disorder-and-sleep/

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San Andreas, CA 95249

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