Active Reading Center is a non-profit Reading Revolution™ based program located in Walnut Creek.ARC teaching is based on the Reading Revolution™ method, a phonic, literature-based program which engages every learning pathway through MULTI-SENSORY ACTIVITIES. These include: physical activities such as treasure hunts and races, interactive games, songs, manipulatives, and many other language opportunities.
Contra Costa Special Education Local Plan Area (CCSELPA)
The mission of the Contra Costa SELPA is Collaborative Planning for Student Success through participation of families, Local Education Agencies and other organizations. Some of the services we provide: Special Education Expertise & Leadership; High Quality Professional Development Opportunities; Parent Support & Enrichment; Innovative Program Development & Support; Alternative Dispute Resolution Service.
The CORE EDUCATION ACADEMY is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to helping 4th - 8th students with non-traditional learning styles realize their full potential. CORE celebrates the diversity of ways in which students process, form, and represent knowledge. At CORE we empower our students through a customized academic program designed to develop their self-confidence and highlight their strengths. We recognize that every child is unique, and CORE strives to create an interactive, hands-on learning environment where our students can thrive.
Lafayette School District Early Intervention
Lafayette School District Early Intervention Program for Preschool-age children 3 and up.
Orinda Academy is more than just a school; it is a place where students from 8th to 12th grade can develop intellectually, discover themselves, and prepare for the future. It is our mission to provide a college preparatory education to empower each student to reach his or her full potential as a successful, confident, self-reliant individual, including those smart, creative students with learning differences.
Wellspring Educational Services was founded to provide support to families who desire a developmentally integrative approach to educating their child. Our team will collaborate to address the complex constellation of each child’s strengths and challenges.
A Hop, Skip, and a Jump Ahead
A Hop, Skip, and a Jump Ahead is a pediatric occupational therapy clinic committed to helping children grow and develop skills for daily living. Sensorimotor, social, parent support, and self-regulation skills are emphasized.
The Speech Pathology Group
Tiffany Tabbert, MS, CCC-SLP
Cameron Speech-Language Center
Child's Play Occupational Therapy Services, PC
Gail Gordon, OTR/L For Kids Only Occupational Therapy
Leslie Foge Psychotherapy, Judy Bensinger-Haynes
Leslie Foge Psychotherapy supports individuals, families and adoptive families.
Juvo | Autism + Behavioral Health Services
We provide services designed to support children with autism and other special needs. Our services are delivered at home, school, camp, and other community settings.
PlayWrite Therapy East Bay
Quest Therapeutic Camps
Seeds of Awareness, Inc. DBA Fiddleheads
The East Bay Mindfulness Center
Xenophon Therapeutic Riding Center
Camps and Activities
City of San Ramon Therapeutic Recreation
The San Ramon Parks and Community Services Department welcomes and encourages the participation of children and adults with disabilities in all of our programs and services. To facilitate opportunities for participants with and without disabilities to engage in recreational pursuits together, the Parks and Community Services Department provides Inclusion Services.
Camping Unlimited- Camp Krem
We provide respite services in the form of summer camp (12, 10 or 5 days) and weekend day trips and overnights.
UC Berkeley Social Skills Inclusion Camp
Boy Scout Troop 1994 in Concord CAEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Providing Special Needs youth an opportunity to thrive in a traditional Boy Scouts of America program.
Boy Scout Troop 224 in Lafayette CAEmail: WWL.email@example.comPartnership with an existing scouting program that is very experienced with scouting for special needs boys. Provide the special needs boy an opportunity to thrive in a Boy Scouts of America program. This is done through a year-round and shorter duration program. Not the scouting program offered by Dave and Sheila Rowntree.
All In Need, Family Support
The mission of All in Need, Family Support is to provide support to families with children, ages 18 and under, that have special needs in the East Bay Area. By offering respite care in a nurturing and learning environment; promoting social interaction, gross and fine motor activities all in a sensory based atmosphere.
Annette Blackman, PhD, LMFTEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
I provide individual psychotherapy, family coaching, advocacy and group support for people on the autism spectrum.
Care Parent Network
CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficient Disorder
CHADD: is a non-profit Organization which supplies scientific, researched based information to parents and adults with ADHD. We offer parent and adult Support groups, classes for parents(PTP) and training for educators (T to T) in Northern California(www.chaddnorcal.org).
Spectrum StrategiesWeb: www.spectrumstrategies.org
Grass Roots 501c3 non-profit organization based in Walnut Creek, CA providing Siblings Support Groups and Dog Matching for families with children with Autism. Our focus is on stress relief for the too-often marginalized family members living with Autism.
Canine Companions for Independence
Our organization provides service dogs free of charge to people with disabilities.
Provides assistive technology solutions for learning & communication, including Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC). Systems & strategies support participation in the general ed & special education curriculum, & provide solutions that support motor, sensory, speech & language, & literacy needs.
Mental Health and Autism Insurance Project
We help families with children with ASD and other mental health conditions obtain medically necessary treatments through insurance. We write appeals, work with state regulators, and perform educational trainings in the community. We also work with mental health and autism providers and facilities when they encounter challenges with insurance. 2nd entry: We help families obtain insurance coverage for autism therapies.
Northern CA branch of International Dyslexia Association
We are a branch of International Dyslexia Association. Our purpose is to bring awareness of dyslexia, put families and teachers in touch with resources to help students, and to promote research based teacher training. We offer a simulation workshop, Experience Dyslexia™, have 2 - 3 speaker events annually, and have a resource line for service providers.
Doug Senz Swim Lessons
I run a successful private swim lesson program out of my home in Pleasant Hill where I stress safety and proper stroke development for young and old, beginner to competitive. I have been trained to work with and welcome swimmers with special needs.
East Bay Sea SerpentsWeb: http://ebss.team/
EBSS is a member swim team with Special Olympics Northern California and runs both spring and fall programs in the Lamorinda community.
Senz UCP HOOPS Special Needs Youth Basketball CampsEmail: email@example.com
Special needs boys and girls (ages 6 and up) are exposed to modified dribbling, passing and shooting skills and team basketball concepts in a supportive, fun environment (usually at NorCal Courts in Martinez ) under the tutelage of high school coaches and players. No previous basketball experience is necessary!
Walnut Creek E-Soccer
Walnut Creek E-Soccer is an inclusive sports program serving central and east Contra Costa county. The program partners typical and special needs kids alongside each other in soccer-related drills and activities. It is part of a larger organization named E-Sports (e-sports.org) that supports inclusive sports programs, including E-Soccer, E-Karate, E-Hoops, E-Dance and E-Fitness, across the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world.
Skating programs designed for athletes with special physical and developmental challenges. With the help of coaches and volunteers the program emphasizes fun and safety, improves balance, and enhances self-esteem
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We are a consortium of churches and synagogues that provide support for families with diverse abilities. Faith based support groups and Sunday School Buddies are available to assist families.