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1-1 Alliance Resources and Associates, Inc.
Allan Roth, M.S.ED.
PO Box 1575
Bonsall, CA 92003
(760) 481-3126
Email: arassociatesinc | at |
Consulting/Advocacy for individuals of all ages (birth to adult) about special education, SST, 504, regional center, IHSS, and discipline/expulsions. We cover the entire U.S.

A4K -- Advocates for Kids
3366 Punta Alta, Unit 2F
Laguna Woods, CA 92637
(949) 582-3601; (949) 716-9498 (fax)
Email: timrunner | at |
We have a proven track-record of enabling parents to recover tuition costs for private school and RTCs. We represent clients in IEPs, SSTs, Due Process Hearings, and Mediations as well as to Regional Centers and other agencies.

AAP Advocates, LLC
Myra Galt
1160 N. Dutton Suite 120
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(707) 566-7600; (707) 527-6579 (fax)
Email: mgalt | at |
We represent and advocate for children with disabilities who need to receive federally mandated programs such as Special Education, Adoption Assistance, and In Home Support services.

A Full Circle of Learning
Jennifer Coakwell-Moray
750 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117
(510) 333-2098
Email: jmoray1 | at |
Serving students of all ages with dyslexia and learning differences using Orton-Gillingham and Montessori approaches.

A Plus Tutors
Ginger Perry (Owner)
20370 Starr King Dr
Soulsbyville, CA 95372
(209) 770-5215
Email: aplustutors001 | at |
Small group and 1:1 tutoring for children with learning challenges. Specialized instruction in Dyslexia. Support services for 504/IEP including advocacy at local schools in a 50 mile radius. Homeschool with support classes, too.

A Special Nanny
Kirsten Jensen
14125 Capri Drive, Suite 1-A
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 379-8987; (408) 379-8005 (fax)
Email: info | at |
A Special Nanny is a nanny recruiting agency that makes placements exclusively for families of children with special-needs.

A-SBS Consulting
Thomas "TJ" Zmucki Jr., JD
1520 Southwest Expy #416
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 829-7216
Email: TJ_Zmucki | at |
Advocate/Consultant/Tutor for all Special Education needs for parents and students. IEP Representation, Due Process, Assessments, Tutoring, ABA, Discrete Trials.

Linda Geller
5310 Kilkenny Road
Vacaville, CA 95687
(707) 446-3259
Email: valleyoak | at |
AboutKids provides educational advocacy, networking, support and tools for families with special needs children so they may educate themselves through monthly meetings, guest speakers and trainings.

Academy for Independence
Kimberly Schehrer
149 Zanzibar Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
(831) 239-2788; (831) 687-0774 (fax)
Email: kimberly | at |
We offer support in the areas of education and life skills to students with learning disabilities, Asperger Syndrome, AD/HD, developmental disabilities, and mood disorders.

Achieve Beyond
8135 Painter Ave., Suite 200
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 698-6600; (562) 698-6613 (fax)
Achieve Beyond pediatric therapy and autism services is a company that provides early intervention health services to children in Los Angeles, CA metro area.

Timothy A. Adams, Esq.
Attorney at Law
20042 Beach Boulevard
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 698-0239
Special education attorneys assisting families throughout California with special education (IEP meetings, due process hearings) and regional center (Lanterman Act) law, conservatorships and appellate advocacy.

Jean Murrell Adams, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 832-6000; (800) 785-6713; (510) 832-3099 (fax)
Email: Oaklandadmin | at |
Our law firm maintains a practice in the area of Special Education Law representing children with special needs throughout the extended Bay Area.

Adaptive Ski Lessons
Eveline Wu, GCFP
30 Bliss Court
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 708-8516; (530) 542-5173
Email: evelinewu | at |
Affordable private ski lessons to children with developmental delays. Specialized approach, promoting fun, learning, and therapeutic benefits with Eveline at Heavenly Resort, South Lake Tahoe.

Advocacy Bay Area Services
3370 Woodview Drive
Lafayette, CA 94549
(209) 996-8870; (815) 377-2562 (fax)
Email: childadvocacy | at |
COPAA trained advocate with knowledge of Special Education, 504, IEPs and ACT/SAT accommodations. Sliding fee scale for low-income families.

Advocacy For Life
Tracy Bailey
PO Box 3122
Ramona, Ca 92065
(760) 415-4872
Email: advocacyforlife | at |
I have 15+ years experience working in special education. Services provided include: representation, consulting, testing, tutoring, CAHSEE preparation and training in self-advocacy. Espanol available.

Advocacy, Psychological & Neuropsychological Services
Maria Moleski, Ph.D.
2631 Phyllis Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 849-5165
Email: Dr_Moleski | at |
Dr. Moleski is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY19434), a licensed educational psychologist (LEP2625), and a child & adolescent Neuropsychologist.

Advocate IEP
Adrienne Oliveira
3698 Chillingham Court
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 238-9416
Email: Aolivia.oliveira | at |
Adrienne Oliveira is an Educational Consultant. Her mission is to support families with children who are having difficulty in the public school systems.

Advocates for Education
Elizabeth Essner
14069 Loma Rio Drive
Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 741-1404; (408) 741-1418 (fax)
Email: ee | at |
A highly experienced special education advocate who helps parents through both the IEP and 504 processes to obtain an appropriate education for their children.

Advocates; School Bus, Santa Cruz to Seaside, CA
Roberta E. Simmons, Grandmother
900 Capitola Ave, #4
Capitola, CA 95010
(831) 477-0837
Email: res | at |
Asking all 10 Santa Cruz public school districts to establish a school bus service from Scotts Valley to Seaside for students attending Chartwell School, Seaside, CA.

Peter W. Alfert, Esq.
Attorney at Law
200 Pringle Ave., Ste. 450
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 279-3009; (925) 279-3342 (fax)
Email: palfert | at |
We represent special needs students and their families in connection with physical and emotional abuse or neglect in the classroom. The law firm of Hinton Alfert & Kahn LLP handles cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that there is no retainer fee and no fee is due unless there is a recovery.

Alla Chertok-Tripolsky
1199-A Laurel Street
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 654-6181
Email: allartstudio | at |
We offer a unique personalized art program that is specifically designed for individuals with different abilities and/or challenges.

American Foundation for the Blind-West
111 Pine Street, Suite 725
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 392-4845

Amethyst Group LLC
Susan A. Mead M.A.,M.S.
PO Box 11026
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 699-0937
Email: mindsonlearning | at |
Special Education Advocacy, 504 Plans, SST Meetings, IEP Reviews, Accommodations/Modifications/ Interventions, Specialized Curriculum, Special Needs Tutoring.

Anova Center for Education
3033 Cleveland Ave, Suite 240
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 527-7032; (707) 527-7960 (fax)
Email: email | at |
Serves children and teens (ages 6 through 22) diagnosed with High Functioning Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Emotional Problems, Learning Disabilities and other Neuro-Cognitive Impairments.

Anova Education and Behavior Consultation
1142 State Farm Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 527-7032; (707) 527-7960 (fax)
Email: email | at |
Anova specializes in providing behavior support services on your local school campus which may include functional analysis assessments, positive behavior intervention plans, and 1:1 behavior support services.

Arc California
1225 Eighth Street, Suite 590
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 552-6619

Arnold Advocacy, LLC
Colleen Arnold, M.S.
46 Gann Way
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 516-0482
Email: c.arnoldadvocacy | at |
Special education advocate, working with families across the San Francisco Bay Area to empower students with learning differences through strength-based solutions.

Ascend Diagnostic & Support Services
Haleigh Scott
2717 Cottage Way, Suite 16
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 525-8866
Email: lizzyfuller | at |
We provide autism diagnostic evaluations, ABA therapy (including the Early Start Denver Model), parent coaching, mental services, and IEP advocacy both in-person and over telehealth.

Aspire Advocacy, LLC
Leigh Monichon
3259 Todd Way
San Jose, CA 95124-2244
(408) 893-6933
Email: leigh | at |
Trained advocates, mothers of multiply disabled children with extensive Individualized Educational Plan experience. We help families and children ages 3-22 navigate the special education/IEP maze.

Autism Answers
Linda Haynes
P.O. Box 2632
Oakland, CA 94502
(510) 506-8971; (510) 749-7072 (fax)
Email: lhpedraza | at |
Autism Answers is devoted to providing solutions and answers to individuals that are socially and economically disadvantaged and living with autism.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Elk Grove Resource Group
Download the flyer for more information (Word Document)

Teresa Bailey, Ph.D., Inc.
Mail: P.O. Box 4058
Los Altos, CA 94024
Office: 881 Fremont Ave. Suite B-8
Los Altos, CA 94024
(650) 967-3451
Email: tbaileyphd | at |
Psychoeducational, neuropsychological, and psychological evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults. IEP, 504, IEE, state and federal benefits applications, cognitive and emotional disabilities, autism spectrum, gifted.

Michelle Ball, Esq.
Attorney at Law
717 K Street, Suite 228
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 444-9064; (916) 444-1209 (fax)
Email: mblawatty | at |
Assisting California parents and students in education law matters since 1995. We help with discipline issues, special education, and a multitude of other issues which arise in the school setting.

Dr. Beth Ballinger/Newport Beach Developmental
901 Dover Drive Ste. 100
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 642-0292; (949) 642-0298 (fax)
Email: fourvision | at |
Specializing in visual testing and treatment for visual: attention, motor, integration and visual cognitive/processing/thinking. Child friendly evaluations that respects each individual child.

N. Barner Education Advocacy
Nikki Barner
3047 Moliner Dr.
Cameron Park, CA 95682
(916) 207-5076
Email: barnernikki | at |
I provide parent consultations, IEP attendance, review of past and current assessments and IEP's, coaching, addressing appropriate goal areas and development of parent addendums.

Teresa Baro Advocacy
7276 Huntswood Court
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 271-0114; (206) 202-3059 (fax)
Email: teresabaroadvocacy | at |
Experienced Special Education Advocate who assists parents of children with special needs secure appropriate placement and services for their children. Assists in IEPs, 504s and SSTs. Serving all disability categories.

Bay Area Advocacy
Molly Matava
20261 Herriman Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
(650) 678-9918
Email: mollymatava | at |
Experienced educational advocate covering a range of disabilities including autism, speech and language, downs syndrome, ADHD, ED, cognitive disabilities and specific learning disabilities.

Bay Area Psychological Testing Associates
Roz Wright, Psy.D.
447 Battery Street, Suite 230
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 296-8081; (415) 296-8471 (fax)
BAPTA provides psychological, psycho-diagnostic and neuropsychological testing services to children of all ages. We specialize in the evaluation of learning disabilities, cognitive functioning, and developmental disorders.

Bay Area Special Needs Kids Group
Meena Kalyanasundaram
39270 Paseo Padre Pwy # 209
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 386-6842
Email: nkmeena | at |
Internet Support group is for adults and for parents and caregivers of children with Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Lissencephaly, Muscular dystrophy, Muscular atrophy, other Physical challenges in the BAY AREA, CALIFORNIA and it's vicinity.

Bayhill High School
Shelley Lobell, Exec. Dir.
521 Boden Way
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 268-1500
Email: lobell | at |
Bayhill High School, a WASC accredited and certified Non-Public School provides a comprehensive program for students with learning differences.

Baywood Learning Center
Grace Neufeld
1000 Campus Drive
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 228-5961
Email: baywoodlearningcenter | at |
Providing an emotionally supportive and academically appropriate environment for highly and profoundly gifted children that nurtures and validates the child's unique strengths, while teaching strategies for accommodating learning differences and social skills.

Barbara Bell Photography
P.O. Box 1463
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 544-4456
Email: info | at |
Certified to photograph children with special needs. Having taught elementary school, I feel that parents and children of all abilities should have their picture taken.

Matthew J. Becker, Esq.
Attorney at Law
641 Fulton Avenue, Ste. 200
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 873-7478
Email: matthew | at |
Attorney w/ two decades of educational experience. Assists families throughout CA w/ SP.ED. (SSTs, IEPs, 504s, Due Process, Mediations, Regional Centers), discipline & student rights.

Beyond Quality Educational Consultants
Theresa Lozac'h, MA
1633 Edith Street
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 332-6231
Email: beyondqualityconsultants | at |
School selection, program evaluation, and advocacy services for children ages 3-12 with unique educational needs in the East Bay area.

Blind Babies Foundation
Michael McFarland
1814 Franklin Street, 11th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 446-2229; (510) 446-2262 (fax)
Email: bbfinfo | at |
Serving families with a child birth-age 5 diagnosed with a visual impairment. Provide consultation, home visiting, medical support, education and family groups/events.

Elizabeth Block, Licensed Educational Psychologist
7145 View Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530
(510) 685-3635
Email: Lizblock | at |
Evaluations, Consultations, Counseling

Deborah Bloom Educational Consultant
1 Crow Canyon Ct., Suite 105
San Ramon, CA 94583
(925) 820-5480; (925) 820-1570 (fax)
Email: office | at |
We work closely with parents and district staff to develop an appropriate IEP that helps to deliver the most effective goals and services.

Blossom, Learn & Grow Tutoring, LLC
Jeanne Walters
2180 Hastings Court
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 953-2118
Email: blossomlearnandgrow | at |
I provide one-on-one tutoring to dyslexic children using the Barton Reading and Spelling Program.

Brain Injury Association of California
P.O. Box 160786
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 442-1710; (800) 457-2443

Etta Breaux, Dyslexia Specialist
26 Greenwood Drive
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 303-9230
Email: d4dyslexia | at |
One on one tutoring using the Barton Reading and Spelling Orton-Gillingham based program for Dyslexia.

Laurene Bresnick, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Zatopa & Stephens
100 The Embarcadero, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 896-1400; (415) 896-1403 (fax)
Email: Laurene | at |
Specializing in special education law, including all aspects of IEPs, negotiating placement with public agencies, public and private placements, residential schools, and disciplinary matters.

Bright Futures Learning
Michael Pullmann
Granite Bay Clinic
4080 Cavitt Stallman Rd.
Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 791-7655; (916) 221-1891; (916) 791-7657 (fax)
Email: mpullmann | at |
BFL goes beyond traditional approaches by looking at "WHY" your child is struggling. Our scientific, research-based curriculum together with sensory integration yields significant gains.

The Bright Minds Institute
Carrie Southgate, DPT
8 Funston Ave., The Presidio
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 561-6755; (415) 561-6759 (fax)
Email: csouthgate | at |
Multidisciplinary center that includes behavioral/cognitive neurology, physical/occupational therapy, speech/language pathology, education/tutoring, neuropsychology, behavioral therapy (ABA), biofeedback, and clinical psychology/family therapy.

Bright Solutions for Dyslexia
Susan Barton, Founder
2059 Camden Avenue, Suite 186
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 559-3652; (408) 377-0503 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Free information and resource center on dyslexia. Offers free telephone consultations with parents, teachers, and other professionals. Our website contains everything a parent should know about dyslexia.
Note from Pete: Susan has impressive free videos about dyslexia on her website where you can also subscribe to her quarterly newsletter. Bottom line - her website, quarterly newsletter and services are incredible.

Broken Tusk Educational Consulting
Astra Apsitis
1125 Plumas Ave
(831) 236-7979
Email: send2astra | at |
Certified Education/Behavior Specialist w/20 years on your side. Help for understanding IEP process, navigating conflict with schools, finding reasonable solutions. Also offering IEEs and FBAs.

Debra Burdman, M.Ed., Educational Therapist
1202 Heather Lane
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(408) 476-1395
Email: drburdlady | at |
Remediation of reading, spelling, writing and math challenges.
In person, online and blended learning. Orton Gillingham techniques for reading and spelling.
Helen Birch
12860 Beach Blvd. #G
Stanton, CA 90680
(775) 458-6914; (775) 458-6914 (fax)
Button Sound Book is an online bookstore with the world's largest selection of electronic books for children.

California Assistive Technology System
California Department of Rehabilitation
2000 Evergreen
Sacramento, CA 95815
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 944222
Sacramento, CA 94244-2220
(916) 263-8687; (916) 263-8685 (TTY); (916) 263-8683 (fax)
Email: dorcats | at |

California Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (CAPVI)
Anne Ward
1445 Baird Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
(209) 586-2652
Email: pierce | at |
CAPVI is a non-profit corporation. IEP workshops, etc. Annual meetings at CTEVH, Lowenfeld Akeson. Information, support. Member Joint Action Committee, working state, federal legislation.

California Association of School Psychologists
1400 K Street, Suite 311
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 444-1595
Email: memberservices | at |

California Department of Developmental Services (DDS)
P.O. Box 944202
Sacramento, CA 94244-2020
DDS provides services and programs to children and adults with developmental disabilities which include mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and related conditions.

California Department of Rehabilitation
Technology Related Assistance
California Assistive Technology System
CA Department of Rehabilitation
830 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 263-8685 (V/TTY); (800) 390-2699 (V/TTY, In CA)

California Hands & Voices
9820 Willow Creek Rd., Ste. 275
San Diego, CA 92131
(866) 422-0422
Email: info | at |
California Hands & Voices is a parent-driven, non-profit Organization dedicated to supporting families’ choices in language, communication modality and methodologies without bias.

California Institute for Educational Progress
Dr. Kandace Forrester
1029 H st. Suite 404
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 538-0037
Email: info | at |
A team of expert educators and clinicians specializing in individual assessment for students with unique learning challenges. We are available for both private and IEE (Individual Educational Evaluations) assessments.

California Learning Connection
Jenny Rocca
2505 W. Shaw Ave., Building A
Fresno, CA 93711
(559) 228-9100; (559) 228-9200 (fax)
Email: jrocca | at |
Educational services for learners with IEPs, 504 plans, and those who need enrichment. Specialized language, tutoring and math programs appropriate for dyslexic, autistic and LD learners.

California Speech-Language-Hearing Association
825 University Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 921-1568
Email: CSHA | at |

The California Special Education Observer
An independent journal of news and information from the parent perspective. Covers legislation and policy relating to special education in California

California Special Education Programs Hearing Office Database
SEARCH Due Process Hearing Decisions and Orders

California Special Education Rights & Responsibilities

Californians for Disability Rights
909 12th St., Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
(800) 838-9237
Grassroots Advocacy membership organization with local Chapters statewide and a Internet Chapter serving the busy professional or homebound. CDR-A Force for Change since 1970!

Capital Adoptive Families Alliance (CAFA)
Laura Stillmunkes
6875 Poca Montoya Dr.
Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 671-2030
Email: support | at |
CAFA provides Peer-Led Support Groups, Education/Training, Advocacy, Respite, Resource Library, Community Connections, Family Events & Summer Camp to adoptive families in greater Sacramento County.

Cardinal Education
Allen Koh - Executive Director
PO Box 51594
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 391-9814; (650) 387-7585
Email: CECG001 | at |
Private, One-on-one Tutoring in Math, Reading, Writing, Organizational Skills, Executive Functioning, & Time Management. All ages, grades K-12.

Cardinal Education
Adrian Serna - Associate Director
PO Box 51594
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 391-9814; (650) 387-7585
Email: CECG001 | at |
Private, One-on-one Tutoring in Math, Reading, Writing, Organizational Skills, Executive Functioning, & Time Management. All ages, grades K-12.

Caring Communication Speech & Language Clinic
Aieshea Banks
8560 Vineyard Avenue, Suite 108
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
(909) 945-2700; (888) 876-2701 (fax)
Email: Info | at |
Private Speech & Language Assessment and Therapy for toddlers through young adults. Individual and group treatment available. Programs include Social Language Training and Augmentative/Alternative Communication.

Alexis Casillas, Esq.
Attorney at Law
405 El Camino Real #328
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 204-9579; (650) 497-3786 (fax)
Email: acasillas | at |
Offering a full range of legal services to clients seeking special education placement and related services. I offer counsel related to placement, testing, and accommodations, as well as representation.

Elizabeth Celestre, M.A.
440 C Canyon Oaks Drive
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 638-5005
Email: celestre05 | at |
We provide specialized assessments in a wide variety of areas associated with academic success e.g. academic achievement, visual and auditory perception and discrimination, and language. Services are for Ages 7 through Adult and are FEE BASED.

Center for Accessible Technology (CforAT)
2547 8th Street, 12-A
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 841-3224; (510) 841-7956 (fax); (510) 841-5621 (TTY)
Pioneer of consumer-based technology resources and demonstration centers for adults and children with disabilities, families, teachers, and professionals, since 1983.

Center for Communication Skills
Kathryn Wage
2505 W Shaw, Building A
Fresno, CA 93711
(559) 228-9100; (559) 228-9200 (fax)
Email: kwage | at |
Private practice in speech/language pathology and educational services for children with learning challenges. Birth through college ages. Insurance plans accepted for medically based disorders.

Center for Early Intervention on Deafness
1035 Grayson Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 356-0004
Email: anna | at |
CEID offers comprehensive early start education and support services for families with children aged 0-5 years old who are deaf and hard of hearing in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Center for Learning and Autism Support Services
Denise Pollard, M.A.
P.O. Box 1177
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 286-4396; (650) 286-4397 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Autism Discrete Trial Training (DTT), Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and Social Skills Groups. Serving children in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Central California Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
Judy Gregory, Information & Referral
619 Vermont Avenue
Dinuba, CA 93618
(559) 591-0237; (559) 591-2594 (fax); Info and Referral line: (559) 591-1127
Email: judygregory | at |
Information and referral sources for dyslexia testing and tutoring for those needing services for themselves or a family member.

Central California Parent Training and Information Center Region 3
Exceptional Parents Unlimited
4440 N. First St
Fresno, Ca. 93726
(559) 229-2000; (559) 229-2956 (fax)
Email: epu1 | at |

Central Coast Center for Independent Living
Jennifer Ramirez
1350 41st Ave, Suite 101
Capitola, CA 95010
(831) 462-8720; (831) 462-8727 (fax)
Email: jramirez | at |
CCCIL provides advocacy, information, and referral services to all people with disabilities, including youth. Youth services are individual and in group settings and include leadership development, independent living skills, and advocacy.

Central Valley Autism Project
1518 Coffee Rd. Suite C
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 521-4791; (209) 521-4794 (fax)
Clinical Director: Mila Amerine-Dickens, M.S
Director: Gina M. Pallotta, Ph.D

Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Sacramento
191 Lathrop Way, #N
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 565-7700
Email: UCPSacto | at |

Challenged Family Resource Center
Jodi Frade, Executive Director
827 W 20th St.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 384-0119; (209) 385-5317 (fax)
Email: llozano | at |
A non-profit parent organization providing support to families that have children with special needs. We also help parents prepare for their child's IEP meetings.

Children & Family Services, Adoption Department
Stephanie Scholer
500 Ellinwood Way, Floor 3
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 602-6931; (925) 602-6985 (fax)
Free Educational Advocacy for foster-adopt families who adopted through Contra Costa County. I attend IEPs/504 Plan meetings and support families through Special Ed. process.

The Children's Psychological Health Center, Inc.
2024 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 474-1854; (415) 474-7514 (fax)

Ms. Christina's Tutoring
Christina Rutherford
2335 Magnolia Bridge Dr
San Ramon, CA 94582
(925) 325-1646
Email: black_belt1d | at |
Reading and spelling tutoring using the Barton system. Originally intended for those with dyslexia, but will work for most people with or without it.

CIP Berkeley
Klint Schahrer
2150 Shattuck Ave, Suite 250
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 704-4476; (510) 295-2438 (fax)
Email: admissions | at |
Comprehensive transition programs help young adults with Autism and Learning Differences achieve success in college, employment, and independent living.

Geralyn M. Clancy, Esq.
Attorney at Law
4354 Town Center Blvd.
Suite 114, PMB 17
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 941-4912
Email: gclancy | at |
I provide legal representation in all matters concerning special education, regional center, IHSS, and ADA/accessibility.

Client Assistance Program
Sheila Conlon Mentkowski, Chief
Department of Rehabilitation
2000 Evergreen Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 263-7372; (800) 952-5544; (800) 598-3273 (TTY)
Email: smentkow | at |

Clutter Control Angels, Professional Organizing
Holly Graff
2756 E. Bidwell Street
Suite #300-221
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 284-4064
Email: organize | at |
Certified Professional Organizer, Productivity Consultant & ADHD Advocate Specializing in working with children, teens, adults with AD/HD and Chronic Disorganization.

Coastal Kids Advocates
Jennifer Miller, Esq.
1234 E. Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 218-0113; (805) 830-0362 (fax)
Email: jennifer | at |
Specialized team of Attorneys and Therapists dedicated to representing families of special needs children at all stages of the process from negotiation to due process hearings.

Judith L. Cohen, Esq.
Attorney at Law
511 Woodside Oaks 3
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 205-9757; (916) 550-1898 (fax)
Email: judithcohen3 | at |
I am a special education attorney and former special educator who provides legal services to parents of school aged children with special needs.

Common Ground Society
Larkin O'Leary
1223 Wanda Way
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 836-3605
Email: larkin | at |
Educate and empower our community to be compassionate, accepting, and inclusive of people with disabilities and ensure that all families feel a sense of belonging.

Communication Works
Elizabeth Sautter, CCC-SLP
4400 Keller Avenue Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 639-2929; (510) 639-2977 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Private practice providing the highest level of speech, language, social and occupational therapy services such as: social learning groups, sensory integration and early intervention.

Community Alliance for Special Education (CASE)
1500 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 431-2285; (415) 431-2289 (fax)
Legal support, representation, technical assistance consultations, and training to parents throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area whose children need appropriate special education services. CASE jointly publishes, with Protection & Advocacy (PAI), Special Education Rights and Responsibilities, the Bible of special ed law for CA families. Manual is available for purchase or is available free online at:

Community Advisory Committee for SpEd (SF only)
c/o Open Gate
2601 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 920-5040
Email: cac_specialed | at |
The CAC advocates for effective special education for children with disabilities enrolled in San Francisco public schools. We also advise the SF Board of Education on SpEd issues.

Consultants for Learning and Autism Support Services, Inc. (CLASS)
Denise Pollard, M.A.
P.O. Box 6772
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 286-4396; (650) 286-4397 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Autism Discrete Trial Training (DTT), Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and Social Skills Groups. Serving children in the San Francisco Bay Area.

C.O.P.E Family Support Center
Cathy Botello-Director
2280 Diamond Blvd, Suite 460
Concord, CA 94522
(925) 689-5811; (925) 689-5831 (fax)
Email: info | at |
We specialize in parent education/coaching & counseling for parent, grandparents, adoptive, foster, kinship, stepparents, divorce & court ordered parents

The Cornerstone Therapeutic Preschool
2024 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 474-1955; (415) 474-7514 (fax)
The Cornerstone Therapeutic Preschool provides special education, early childhood education & psychotherapy to children ages 2y9m to 7y with emotional disturbance and/or autistic spectrum disorders and is a California-certified nonpublic school (NPS).

Creative Behavioral Consultants, Inc.
Deborah Cutter, Psy.D.
22055 Clarendon Street, #208
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
(818) 932-9644; (818) 932-8997 (fax)
Email: aba | at |
We provide Treatment for Autism using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). We are vendored with North Los Angeles County Regional Center and accept insurance.

The Creekside School
Lynette DiLuzio
540 Sands Drive
Building E-2
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 933-8910
Email: info | at |
We use the DIR Model to discover untapped potential often overlooked due to communicative and/or sensory motor-based issues.

The Cullinan Education Center
6700 N. First St. Ste. 117
Fresno, CA 93710
(559) 435-3276; (559) 435-7290 (fax)
Email: info | at |
We provide tutoring in reading, writing and math to children with learning disabilities. We utilize a multi-sensory, kinesthetic-tactile approach in our instruction so that sight, sound, touch and motion learning pathways are engaged.

Nick Davaei, Esq.
Attorney at Law
2522 Chambers Rd., Suite 100
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 417-9955; (714) 242-7304 (fax)
Email: ndavaei | at |
I provide professional advocacy and legal services for students with special needs in the greater southern california area. I have over 10 years of experience in the area of Special Education on both sides of the table; both private and public sector.

Dan Davies, Ph.D., L.E.P.
850 Iron Point Road
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 337-3294
Email: dandaviesphd | at |
Clinical and educational psychologist in Sacramento and Marin. Provide psychoeducational and diagnostic evaluations as well as individual counseling. Specialize in ADHD, learning disabilities, and other developmental disorders.

Keith E. Davis, Esq.
Attorney at Law
3450 W. 43rd Street, Suite 110
Los Angeles, CA 90008
(323) 291-1795; (323) 291-6175 (fax)
Email: kedesq | at |
Offers Free Consultation, Due Process Hearings, Mediations, IEP's, Suspension and Expulsion, Appellate Proceedings, SST, SARB, and 504 Representation.

Davis Counseling, Mediation, and Advocacy Center
Joe Spector, J.D./Ph.D.
2657 Portage Bay East, Suite #3
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 759-1929
Attorney/Psychologist provides IEP consultation and legal representation throughout the IEP process. Our goal is to advocate for students while building collaborative relationships with districts.

Davis Dyslexia Association International Headquarters
1601 Bayshore Highway, Suite 245
Burlingame, CA 94010
(888) 999-3324 (Books & Materials); (888) 805-7216 (Workshops & Certification); (650) 692-7075 (fax); (650) 692-7141
Email: ddai | at |

De Leon Advocacy
Mary E. De Leon, Ed. D.
2440 Inverness Drive
Lincoln, CA 95648
(510) 853-5241
Email: Maryedeleonedd | at |
Special education consultant and advocate

Del Valle Council of PTAs Special Needs Committee
Nancy Vandell, Chair
(925) 829-2355
Email: nmvandell | at |
Serving parents and teachers of special needs children in the San Ramon Valley through evening programs, an annual conference, a parent handbook and legislative advocacy.

Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
State Council on Developmental Disabilities
3831 North Freeway Blvd. #125
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 263-7919

Diablo Behavioral Healthcare
William J. Shryer, DCSW, LCSW
4185 Blackhawk Plaza Circle #210
Danville, CA 94506
(925) 648-4800; (925) 648-2530 (fax)
Email: wshryer | at |
Comprehensive assessment, IEP/504 assistance. Evaluation ASD, Mood, ADHD, OCD and their impact on learning.

Disability Rights Advocates
449 15th Street, Suite 303
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 451-8644

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
Susan Henderson
3075 Adeline Street, Ste 210
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 644-5222; (510) 841-8645 (fax)
Email: shenderson | at |
We are a Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) for Alameda, Contra Costa, and Yolo Counties providing training in special education law. We also do statewide and national civil rights advocacy for children (and adults) with disabilities.

Disabled Sports USA Far West
Cindy Smith
PO Box 9780
Truckee, CA 96162
2600 Alpine Meadows Road
Subway Building
Alpine Meadows, CA 96146
(530) 581-4161; (530) 581-3127 (fax)
Email: cindy | at |
40 years providing ADAPTIVE SPORTS and RECREATION for all ages, all disabilities. Snow skiing, water skiing, Golf, Cycling, Whitewater Rafting and other water sports.

Margaret A. Donohue, PhD, Psychologist
135 S. Jackson Street, Suite 204
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 389-8384; (818) 394-6663 (fax)
Email: DonohueMA1 | at |
Disability accommodation evaluation, psychological and neuropsychological testing

Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area
Nancy LaBelle
101 J Town and Country Drive
Danville, CA 94526
(925) 362-8660; (925) 362-8663 (fax)
Email: Down_syndrome | at |
Encouraging unlimited potential and serving families who have children born with Down syndrome since 1998. Pre and Post natal consultation, advocacy for education, developmental after school classes, support groups for the entire family, workshops, community events and so much more!

DRagan Tutors - Reading & Spelling Tutor
793 Blaisdell Court
San Jose, CA 95117
(408) 803-4483
Email: daryl | at |
As a Certified Barton Reading and Spelling tutor and former special educator, I provide reading and spelling tutoring in a private, nurturing environment.

Dyslexia Connections
Theresa Rezentes
26937 Halifax Place
Hayward, CA 94542
(510) 397-0570
Email: theresa.rezentes | at |
Certified teacher K-6 trained and certified in the Slingerland Method (up to year two) and Lindamood Bell. Screening for dyslexia is available. Step up to Writing used for dysgraphia and general writing.

Dyslexia Diagnostics and Tutoring
Lindsay Santos
2152 Vizcaya Circle
Campbell, CA 95008
(408) 429-8492
Email: Lindsay | at |
I am a certified dyslexia testing specialist located in Campbell, CA. I provide diagnostic testing and tutoring for children (and adults) with dyslexia.

Dyslexia Solutions of Northern California
David C. Rosen
950 Northgate Drive, Suite 107
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 479-1700
Email: dcrosen | at |
We help children, young people and adults who have dyslexia, correct their difficulties with reading, writing, speaking and thinking clearly.

Dyslexia Solutions
Rita Ane Romney
1730 Plaza de San Joaquin
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 549-2960
Email: ritaromney | at |
I am a Susan Barton certified dyslexia assessment specialist and offer comprehensive dyslexia assessment and tutoring services for children and adults residing in the Central Valley.

Dyslexia Solutions of Northern California
David Rosen
950 Northgate Drive, Suite 107
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 479-1700
Email: davidcrosen | at |
We help young people who have dyslexia, correct their difficulties with reading, writing, ADD, speaking and thinking clearly.

East Bay Dyslexia Solutions
Anette Fuller
1148 Alpine Road, Suite 210
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 639-7846
Email: eastbaydyslexia | at |
Finally a program that offers real relief for the struggle, frustration, and self-esteem-crushing symptoms of Dyslexia, ADD and ADHD.

Easter Seals Bay Area - Early Intervention
Sue Gerdtz
180 Grand Ave. Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 835-2131 ext 161
Email: sgerdtz | at |
Early Intervention program offers home-based, play-based, family-centered services designed to meet the individual needs of children from birth to age 3, who have a disability or are at risk for developmental delays.

Easter Seals Bay Area - Early Intervention
Gayle Mayakawa
730 Empey Way
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 295-0228 ext 235
Email: gmayakawa | at |
Early Intervention program offers home-based, play-based, family-centered services designed to meet the individual needs of children from birth to age 3, who have a disability or are at risk for developmental delays. Serving Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.

Easter Seals Bay Area - After-School Program
Ron Halog
543 Sonoma Ave.
Livermore, CA 94551
(925) 960-9931
Email: rhalog | at |
Serves children and adults with developmental disabilities ages 5 to 22 years old. We offer a comprehensive and creative approach to providing preparation for independence, in a structured setting where children can learn and interact with one another.

Easter Seals Bay Area - Child Development Center
Patrick Shannon
95 Hawthorne St. 1st Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 744-8754
Email: cdcadmin | at |
Early Intervention services and Inclusive care with emphasis is placed on ongoing training for care givers; above-average adult-to-child ratios to ensure small group and individualized attention; etc.

Easter Seals Community Center
Elise Lalor
730 Empey Way
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 295-0228
Email: elalor | at |
Offers aquatic exercise programs in its indoor, warm-water (92 degree), wheel-chair accessible pool. Individual swim lessons, Parent/Child Water Adjustment Swim Group, Independent Swim, Family Swim, etc.

Easter Seals Northern California
Dawn Marie Carlson
20 Pimentel Ct. Suite A-1
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 382-7450; (800) 234-7325; (415) 382-7457 (fax)
Email: dcarlson | at |
Easter Seals Northern California provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.

EdTeam Education Solutions, Inc.
Kathlyn Tipton, M.A., L.E.P.
1652 W. Texas St., Ste. 259
Fairfield, CA 94533
(707) 427-6438
Email: ktipton | at |
Licensed Educational Psychologist providing psycho-educational assessment, education and behavior consultation, counseling, career exploration, and parent education and support services (including parent resource library).

Education-Therapy, LLC
Elyse Belanger, Founder
19286 Columbine Ct.
Saratoga, CA 95070
3100 Mowry Ave. Suite #402
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 894-9834
Email: elyse | at |
Ph.D.- Special Education, certificated teacher. Services: Testing, individual tutoring, therapy, counseling, advocacy, and parenting support. Specializing in ADHD, ASD, and Asperger's. Joyful Learning happens here!

Educational Bridges
Doug Killin (Director)
195 El campo Dr
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 929-1515
Email: Killin | at |
Provides Educational Consulting, Counseling, Therapy and Tutoring to the children of the Bay Area. Located in San Jose, Ed Bridges offers one on one sessions to students of all ages as well as classes in study skills and SAT preparation.

Educational Options
Marla Simon
PO Box 007
Menlo Park, CA 94026-007
(650) 933-0097
Email: msimon | at |
For over ten years, providing Therapeutic and Educational Placement for troubled teens, students with Learning Disabilities, or psychological challenges.Placement and case management services are individualized.

Educational Therapist
Patty A. Stauss, M.A., ET/P
2775 Cottage Way, Suite 4
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 486-7215
Email: ecofficemail | at |
M.A. degree in Education/Special Education. Individual, specialized tutoring sessions for children and adolescents with learning difficulties in academics, social skills, vocational skills and life skills.

Educational Therapy
Tami M. Lee, M.A.
3515 S. Bascom Ave., Suite 212
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 375-5415
Email: tamimlee | at |
Support in reading & writing. Trained in: Slingerland, Orton-Gillingham, Wilson, and Lindamood-Bell. Professional member of the Association of Educational Therapists.

Education Therapy & Intervention
Marci Peterson, M.Ed.
1890 Ridgeview Dr.
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 521-6127
Email: EducationTherapy | at |
I specialize in reading and spelling intervention. I am certified in the Barton Reading & Spelling System, an Orton-Gillingham method.

Educational Therapy Services
Shelby Stone
2855 Mitchell Drive, Suite 250
Walnut Creek, CA 94521
(925) 642-5351; (925) 930-8657 (fax)
Email: shelby.stone | at |
Individual skills-building programs for students with dyslexia, learning challenges; specializing in: math (Making Math Real), written expression, organization/study skills. Diagnostic testing; School collaboration.

Educational Therapy Services
1526 Fifth Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 456-5429
Email: poiset | at |
Credentialed teachers specializing in instruction for kids with Reading, Language, Learning and Behavior problems. Over 30 years of experience helping children reach their potential.

Mandy G. Leigh, Esq.
447 Battery Street, Suite 230
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 819-3071; (415) 296-8471 (fax)
Email: mleigh | at |
Representation of parents of students with disabilities at IEP meetings, mediation and due process hearings throughout the state of California.

Leah Edwards, Special Education Advocate
PO Box 2674
Suisun City, CA 94585
(707) 803-9889
Email: theyear | at |
Education Consultant, Special Education Advocate; I'm an advocate who sat on both side of the table as parent and a special education teacher.

EF Specialists
911 Lakeville St #304
Petaluma, CA 94952
(415) 300-0392
Email: info | at |
We guide middle, high school, and college students in overcoming procrastination, disorganization and anxiety by teaching time management, prioritization and communication skills.

Effective IEPs
Ricki Trudell, M.Ed
4278a Appian Way
El Sobrante, CA 94803
(510) 394-2030
Email: rickitrudell | at |
Providing sliding-scale, non-attorney advocacy services to disabled students and parents throughout California. Credentialed Education Specialist with 15+ years working in disability.

Chris Eisenberg, Esq.
Attorney at Law
14041 Hartsook Street
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
(818) 905-9591
Email: chris | at |
Special Education Attorney dedicated to helping children with disabilities receive the education and services they deserve.

EleMental Learning In-Home Tutoring
Lori Skurka
4104 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 671-4702
Email: finance | at |
Private in-home tutoring service, serving the entire Bay Area. All tutors are state-certified teachers.

Empower All Educational Services
Psycho-educational Evaluations
801 Alhambra Boulevard Suite 4
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 287-3189
Email: dana | at |
I am a licensed educational psychologist in California. I conduct psycho-educational evaluations that provide valuable information related to a child's learning ability and academic functioning. I also provide counseling, intervention and advocacy services.

Enlightening Learners Academic Coaching
Paul Bretz
3196 Bridle Court
Livermore, CA 94551
(925) 640-6779
Email: paulbretz | at |
I provide effective and efficient in-home services related to academic coaching and tutoring for students demonstrating ADD symptoms and Executive functioning related problems.

Susan Enochs, Ph.D.
1650 Borel Place, Suite 125
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 619-7677; (650) 577-1014 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Dr. Enochs specializes in educational and psychological assessments for children, adolescents, and adults for attention, learning, and developmental disorders, along with eligibility for accommodations.

The Epilepsy Network
333 Front Street, Suite 102
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-6110
Email: info | at |

Brandon Erickson, Esq.
Attorney at Law
2600 E. Bidwell St., Ste 240
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 985-2753
Email: brandon | at |
We are a law firm that specializes in special education and people with disabilities advocacy in the Sacramento region.

Laura Ericson, Educational Advocate
18790 Withey Road
Monte Sereno, CA 95030
(408) 857-3109; (408) 358-5212 (fax)
Email: Laura | at |
Providing educational and special needs advocacy to families with special needs children. My role is to help you identify and receive services and support.

EvoLibri Consulting
Jan Johnston-Tyler, MA
719 Colorado Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 961-7073; (650) 245-1855
Email: janjt | at |
Education, career, transition, and employment counseling, specializing in neurodiverse youth 14+ (ASD, NLD, LD, depressive disorders).

Exceptional Family Support, Education and Advocacy Center
6319 A Skyway
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 876-8321
1244 B Hartnell
Redding, CA 96002
(520) 226-5129
Email: sea | at |

Exceptional Parents Unlimited
4120 N. First St.
Fresno, CA 93726
(209) 229-2000
Email: epu1 | at |

Executive Function Specialists
Sean G. McCormick, M. Ed.,ET/P
(415) 300-0392
Email: sean | at |
We provide online executive function coaching for middle, high school and college students.

Kristin Miller, Ph.D., BCBA
400 Seaport Ct. Suite 230
Redwood City, CA 94065
(650) 367-1560; (650) 367-1565 (fax)
Email: info | at |
FACES provides early intervention, school consultation and social group services for children on the autism spectrum.

* Families for Early Autism Treatment
P.O. Box 255722
Sacramento, CA 95865-5722
(916) 843-1536
Email: webmaster | at |
FEAT is a non-profit organization of parents, educators, and other professionals dedicated to providing world-class education, advocacy, and support for the Northern California Autism Community.

Families of Children With Disabilities Program
David Cariani
Merrill Lynch
1435 River Park Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 648-6290
Email: david.cariani | at |
David is a Certified Special Needs Advisor, helping parents meet lifelong financial needs of both a loved one with a disability and the entire household.

* Families for Effective Autism Treatment
Chuck Genseal V.P.
16759 Road 19
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 232-9094
Email: chuck | at |
Advocate for Families requesting Special Needs services for children in IEP's, OT, PT, SLP, ABA, in the Central Valley (Fresno). * Families for Effective Autism Treatment hosted a Wrightslaw event in 2004.

Family Empowerment Center
4440 N. First St.
Fresno, CA 93726
(530) 257-8901
Email: epu1 | at |
Providing information, training, support and advocacy to families of children with any disability.

Family Empowerment Center
Vikki Tuck
711 E. Main St.
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-1136; (530) 283-3647 (fax)
Email: vtuck | at |
Family Advocacy for children with special needs, IEP support, parent trainings, home visits, peer support, resource & referral

Family Resource Network
5250 Claremont Avenue, Suite 237
Stockton, CA 95207
(209) 472-3674; (800) 847-3030

Family Resource Network (FRN)
5232 Claremont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 547-7322; (510) 658-8354 (fax); (510) 658-2307 (TTY)
Family support, referral, resources, education & training to families of children with disabilities.

Feerick Advocacy, LLC
Jen Feerick
21445 Almaden Road
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 960-6485
Email: jfeerick | at |
As a special education advocate, Jen Feerick will help you navigate the special education process and empower you to maximize your child's IEP.

FETA Special Education Study Group - Sacramento
Angie Sutherland, organizer
8249 Citadel Way
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 862-8091
Email: corngie | at |
A study/support group for parents/care providers who are advocating with/for children in Sp.Ed., utilizing Wrightslaw FETA book.

FETA Educational Advocacy Workshop
Loni Allen
1400 Parkmoor Ave.
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 727-5775 ext 124; (408) 727-2928 (fax)
Email: info | at |
An Advocacy Workshop for parents or guardians of children with disabilities to provide information, training and peer to peer support to improve educational advocacy skills.

FETA Study & Support Group for Parents/Guardians
A learning and advocacy group for parents/guardians of students with special needs serving El Dorado County, a self-study group using the book From Emotions to Advocacy by Wrightslaw, to provide parent support, monthly meetings, guest speakers, information, resources, and the knowledge to be an effective advocate for your child. Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm.

Barbara A. Fielden, Esq.
Attorney at Law
10455 Torre Avenue
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 252-5211; (866) 513-1824 (fax)
Email: Fielden | at |
Represents families in school-related matters, including negotiation and advocacy at the district level, as well as handling due process, mediation, and discipline issues.

Joanne C. Finn, M.A., LEP#3058
25A Crescent Drive, #154
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 708-1604
Email: jcfinn | at |
I coach parents of children with autism. P.L.A.Y. Project helps families implement DIR/Floortime at home. Learn to play and connect with warmth and fun!

FirstSteps For Kids, Inc
Brynn Gordon, M.A., BCBA
877 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 100
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 482-3330; (925) 482-3333 (fax)
Email: | at |
At FirstSteps for Kids, state-of-the-art programs are designed and implemented to foster successful development in children with autism and related disorders.

Paula M. Flower, Parent Advocate
776 Kyle St.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 926-3944; (408) 926-5676 (fax)
Email: Flowerpowerof3 | at |
Helping *you* to help your child with special education needs.

Susan Foley, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1169 Chess Drive, Suite C
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 345-2300; (650) 345-2302 (fax)
Email: susanfoley | at |
Attorney and legal advocacy services for families in the San Francisco Bay and San Jose Areas. Sliding scale fee schedule. Free initial consultation.

Foothill Educational Advocacy
Mary Powell, MA Education
1001 Cyprine Court
El Dorado HIlls, CA 95762
(916) 257-6403
Email: vestpow | at |
Experienced, professionally trained educational advocate with expertise in the SST process, special education qualification and placement, IEP and 504 development and monitoring of goals and services.

Foster Care Project
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
521 E. 5th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 558-0915; (650) 558-0673 (fax); (650) 558-0786 (TDD)
Free legal assistance for foster children living in San Mateo County regarding special education, school discipline, other school matters, and access to mental health services.

Foster Youth Resources for Education (FYRE) (CPRC)
Susan Henderson
3075 Adeline Street, Ste 210
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 644-2555; (800) 348-4232; (510) 841-8645 (fax)
Email: shenderson | at |

Foundations Tutoring
Christina Clark
4713 First St., Suite 150
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 425-0652
Email: Christina | at |
Private tutoring center providing proven intervention for students with reading difficulty... We offer one-on-one Orton-Gillingham instruction in the Barton Reading Program.

LJ French Psychological Services
Lisa J French, MA, LEP, Sch Psy
(831) 419-1106
Email: lisajfrench.lep | at |
Psychoeducational assessments, including bilingual(Spanish/English). Consultation regarding Special Education procedures and law, support in requesting evaluations for Special Education and 504 Plans.

Fresno Area Down Syndrome Society
John Welsh
4420 North First Street, Suite 106
Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 228-0411
Email: execdir | at |
Enhance the quality of life for people whose lives are affected by Down syndrome.

Fresno Special Education Advocates
4656 E. Shields
Fresno, CA 93726
(773) 440-6502
Email: morganmalone_21 | at |
Advocate/Consultant/Tutor for all Special Education needs for parents and students. IEP Representation, Due Process, Assessments, Tutoring, ABA, Discrete Trials.

Margaret Galloway, Educational Therapy
PO Box 707
Palo Alto, CA 94302
(650) 326-8174
Email: megedther | at |
Reading and writing remediation using Slingerland and other research-based methodologies.

Jeffie Gellerman-Muntifering, Parent Consultation/Advocacy
7894 Anderson St.
P.O. Box 1659
Valley Springs, CA 95252
(209) 786-2574
Email: jgfair | at |

Genesis Behavior Center, Inc.
Lisa Dunlap
528 14th Street
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 577-2014; (877) 828-8476; (209) 669-4791 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Treatment for children diagnosed with Autism and Aspergers. Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurance accepted.

Andy Gillin, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1625 The Alameda #511
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 955-9000
Email: casey | at |
Northern California lawyers who handle child disability cases and child special education mediation cases all across Northern California.

Governing Statutes & Regulations (DDS)

Carina Grandison, Ph.D., Developmental Neuropsychology
2006 Dwight Way, Suite 301
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 704-1820
Email: carinagrandison | at |
Dr. Grandison has been in practice for 18 years, conducting neuropsychological assessments with children of all ages with a wide range of neurocognitive and developmental disorders.

Great Aspirations
Rosaura Raya-Markham, M. Ed.
4125 Rita Drive
Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 322-5020
Email: info | at |
Great Aspirations provides educational therapy for children with learning disabilities and challenges. We work with children from pre-school through high school.

Steven A. Greenburg, Esq.
Attorney at Law
55 River Street, Suite 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 458-9900
Email: edulaw | at |
We're dedicated to consulting and legal representation for special education law and student discipline issues. Our clients include parents and their children with special needs.

Growth Mindset
Donna Costello, Ph.D.
2754 Blackburn Drive
Davis, CA 95618
(530) 848-6174
Email: drdolly | at |
Licensed Educational Psychologist specializing in assessment and coaching of students with ADHD and high functioning autism. Deal with executive dysfunction, emotional regulation, and social development.

Guardian Angels Advocacy
Mary Ann L. Fiedler
1663 Augusta Pointe Drive
Ripon, CA 95366
(209) 599-1050; (209) 599-9194 (fax)
Email: special_needs_families | at |
If you feel that your child's IEP does not meet all of his or her unique and individualized needs, we can help.

Guidelines for Individual Evaluation of California Students with Disabilities, Birth Through Age Twenty-One

Guiding Hands School
Starranne Meyers, Principal
4900 Windplay Drive
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 939-0553; (916) 939-0563 (fax)
Email: smeyers | at |
Preschool-12th Grade Special Needs State-Certified NPS. Private or District-Placed. K-12 WASC Accredited. 1:5 Ratio. Credentialed Teachers, SLP, OT, Counseling, BCBA, Diploma/Certificate Options. After-School Programs.

Linda Gunn Speech Services
Linda Gunn MS/CCC-SLP
Mailing: P.O. Box 221282, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Physical Address: 1004 David Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(909) 951-7547; (888) 588-6274 (fax)
Email: linda | at |
Speech and language services for individuals 3 years through Adult for language and speech delays. Also a provider of independent evaluations.

Mary Gwaltney, Licensed Educational Psychologist
The Center for Educational and Social Success
3416 American River Drive, Suite B
Sacramento, CA 95864
(916) 972-9400; (916) 972-9500 (fax)
Email: marygwaltney | at |
Providing comprehensive psychoeducational assessment, consultation on school sites regarding student needs, and educational counseling. Advocacy and support offered in behavior planning, 504 and IEP meetings.

Shamim Haldankar M.A. CCC-SLP
617 Veterans Blvd, Suite 203
Redwood City, CA 94065
(650) 241-8332
Email: info | at |
Providing speech-language evaluation and therapy services to children with a variety of communication disorders. PROMPT trained.

Brian D. Halevie-Goldman, MD
3000 Citrus Circle, Suite 115
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 478-8678; (925) 478-8677 (fax)
Email: BrianGoldmanMD | at |
Medication Management and for students with Attention Deficit Disorder and ADHD, Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Depression and Mood Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury,and Anxiety Disorders.

Hall & Browning Child Advocates/Consultants
Caroline Hall, Ashlie Browning
771 Gold Hill Rd #4
Newcastle, CA 95658
(916) 842-8778; (916) 276-0333; (916) 663-9373 (fax)
Email: hbavocates | at |
Special Education and Child's Rights Advocates/Consultants. Professional support with local and state agencies. Such as state regional centers and school districts. We support parents and children thru the process of identifying appropriate services to meet their required needs.

M. Lynn Hansen, Esq.
Attorney at Law
3911 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 595-1964; (510) 653-8889 (fax)
Email: lynn_hansen | at |
I represent disabled children against school districts in Northern California. Before representing children I was an Administrative Law Judge for the Office of Administrative Hearings, Special Education Division.

M. Denise Hartman, M.S.
429 Taylor Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 763-3654
Email: spedserv | at |
Fully credentialed special educator providing individualized academic support for students in grades 2-12. Focus on ADHD, language-based learning disabilities and EF disorders.

Ronald Haven, Esq.
Attorney at Law
3600 American River Dr #120
Sacramento, CA 95864
(916) 877-9443
Email: shepardhavenlaw | at |
Personal injury attorney in Sacramento specializing in special education and child disability injury cases. Offering free legal consultations.

HB Educational Services
Hollister M. Boss, M.Ed, ET
1526 Grant St.
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 665-9022
Email: Hbedserv | at |
Testing and Tutoring. Help for struggling readers, phonemic awareness, visual perception, reading comprehension, and help with study and organizational skills.

Esther B. Hess, Ph.D.
Center for the Developing Mind
540 West Knoll Drive, Suite #3
West Hollywood, CA 90048
(310) 652-7581; (310) 652-7582 (fax)
Email: Drhess | at |
Assessment, diagnosis and treatment (including social skills) of children with developmental and/or regulatory disorders. Certified in D.I.R./Floor Time. One of Dr. Stanely Greenspan's Senior Clinicians on the west coast.

Hidden Treasures ABA Therapy Services
6310 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 693-1600
Email: info | at |
Hidden Treasures ABA Therapy Services is an agency that provides quality ABA behavioral therapy to children with an Autism Spectrum Diagnosis. Our services include direct client interventions, family, school staff and caregiver training. Our programs are both home-based and school-based.

Wendy Homer, Licensed Marriage, Family & Child Therapist
200 Tamal Plaza Dr., Suite 135
Corte Madera, CA 94925
(415) 924-2084
Email: wendyhomer | at |
Provide counseling and parent education for families with special needs children. Facilitate support groups for parents and for siblings. Specializes in ADHD.

H.O.P.E Consulting, LLC
Helping Optimize Potential through Education
Dawn Montgomery - owner/clinical supervisor
7949 California Ave. #15
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
(916) 863-7949
Email: dmontgomery | at |

Beth C. Hopwood, Esq.
Attorney at Law
59 Washington St., #179
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 326-2644
Email: bchesq | at |
Assistance or direct representation during the IEP/504 process. Representation in Special Education cases. Representation in suspension and expulsion hearings for special education students.

Linda Hughes, Special Education Advocate
744 Polhemus Road
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-9552; (650) 312-9562 (fax)
Email: lindamhughes2 | at |
Special Education Advocacy services for children from 3 - 22. Assisting parents in navigating the IEP process through Requests for Hearings and the Mediation process.

Hurdles Dyslexia Clinic, Inc.
695 Ascot Court
Brentwood, CA 94513
4049 First Street, Ste 230
Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 337-3191; (925) 513-0709 (fax)
Email: hurdlesdyslexiaclinic | at |
Barton Reading and Spelling tutoring, Handwriting Skills/LIPS, Math help (elementary), Dyslexia Screening, Light Sensitivity Screening

Allison S. Hyatt, Esq.
Attorney at Law
915 Highland Pointe Drive, Suite 250
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 724-5205; (916) 724-5201 (fax)
Email: ahyatt | at |
Special Education attorney with additional expertise representing students with disabilities and their families in school abuse cases.

The Independent Therapists Network
Monique Zamarron
1030 Country Club Dr Suite D
Moraga, CA 94556
(866) 573-8883
Email: info | at |
The Independent Speech Pathology Network provides treatment for a wide variety of communicative disorders in both children and adults.

InSync Learning--Individually Designed Education
Michael Joseph Matteucig
31 Fairview Drive
Napa, CA 94559-3537
(707) 265-8199
Email: mmatteucig | at |
Home School Program based on self-paced, individualized, differentiated, leveled thematically integrated curriculum using Orton-Gillingham and "Schools Attuned" compensatory learning approaches. Sliding fee scale!

Karen Isaacson, Certified Barton Dyslexia Tutor
419 Colony Cove Drive
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 504-4435
Email: karen | at |
I tutor dyslexic children using the Barton Reading and Spelling System. For your convenience, I am available to tutor remotely via Skype.

iTECH - Parents Helping Parents - Santa Clara

Jeena Inc
Rajni Madan
104 Via Collado
Los Gatos, CA 95034
(408) 265-8153
Email: RajniMadan | at |
Support Group for Asian Indian families who have children with special needs.

Kathy Johnson, Lay Advocate
P.O. Box 265
Hayfork, CA 96041
(530) 628-4221
Email: rrabbits | at |
Trained lay advocate assisting in prep for IEP, and support at IEP.

The Jonathan Foundation For Children With Learning Disabilities, Inc.
Raja Marhaba
10732 White Oak Avenue
Granada Hills, CA 91344
(818) 368-2600; (818) 366-7367 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Address the needs of children with educational, emotional, and behavioral challenges through referral to professionals and organizations that provide advocacy, education, assessment, and resources.

Joy & Laughter Developmental Therapy
Jennifer L. Davis, MS, OTR/L
826 N. Winchester Blvd Suite 2G
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 337-2727
Email: info | at |
We provide occupational therapy, feeding therapy, and handwriting programs for children with sensory processing disorders, autism, downs syndrome, cerebral palsy, etc.

Geri Justi, MA, MFT
2433 Carleton Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(925) 286-0853
Email: gjusti | at |
Bi-monthly support group for parents of babies or children with special needs. Individual, couple, family counseling related to disabilities. Counselor is also parent of adult son with special needs.

K12 Health
Marianne Akerland, RN, PHN, CC
13389 Folsom Blvd Ste 300-125
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 623-5140 Ext. 1; (866) 216-1368 (fax)
Email: marianne.akerland | at |
School Nurse consulting

Meena Kalyanasundaram
3147 Isherwood way
Fremont, CA 94536
(510) 792-6992
Email: nkmeena | at |
Licensed Massage therapist and Cranial sacral therapist. Works with children (from 6 months old) with neurological disorders and women.

Carrie Kartman, Member, AET
1038 Evelyn Avenue
Albany, CA 94706
(510) 872-0700
Email: carriekartman | at |
Educational Therapy, including consultations and educational assessments, recommendations, and remediation of learning differences and disabilities when appropriate.

Kasting Connections
Sandi Kasting
11827 Forest View Dr.
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 271-1382
Email: sandi.kasting | at |
Helping families and schools understand a student's lack of progress in school. Specializing in training, teaching, consulting, IEP support, sensory integration, evaluation review, etc.

Keeping Pace Learning Center
8841 Williamson Drive, Suite 70
Elk Grove, CA 95624
(916) 686-1619
Email: keepingpace | at |
Expect More Than Just Tutoring! Here at Keeping Pace Learning Center we focus on Cognitive and Developmental interventions to overcome learning problems.

Irene van der Zande
P.O. Box 1212
Santa Cruz, CA 95061
(800) 467-6997; (831) 426-4407; (831) 426-4480 (fax)
Email: safety | at |
Teaching people of all ages, abilities, and walks of life to use their power to stay safe, act wisely, and believe in themselves!

Kids in Crisis (KIC) Project
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
521 E. 5th Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 558-0915; (650) 558-0673 (fax); (650) 558-0786 (TDD)
Free legal services, resources and referrals for children with disabilities. Must be San Mateo County resident. Special education assistance limited to low-income, young children.

Kyo Autism Therapy
1663 mission st., Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94103
1800 Sutter street, Suite 300, Concord, CA 94520
1290 B street #120, Hayward, CA 94541
121 Paul Dr Suite B, San Rafael, CA 94903
495 Seaport Court, Suite 102, Redwood City, CA 94063
1101 South Winchester Blvd., Suite F-168, San Jose, CA 95128
1451 River Park Drive, Suite 285, Sacramento, CA 95815
2455 Bennett Valley Rd., Suite B302, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(877) 264-6747
Email: info | at |
Kyo provides child-centric ABA services throughout California. Services include: direct therapy, school support, and staff/parent training.

Lake County Psychology Clinic
John Winslow
302 Armstrong St.
Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 263-6539
Email: kalar | at |
Behavioral intervention services for DD, Autistic, ADHD, ODD and other disabled Children. Attend IEPs and assist with school problems and Fair Hearings. MediCal, insurance and Victims of Crime accepted.

Lane's Learning Center
Michele Lane, MS, BCET
One Gustafson Court
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 892-7706; (416) 893-1960 (fax)
Email: michlane | at |
Offers a supportive atmosphere, meeting the individual needs of children and adults who experience difficulty in learning. Stimulating the interest of a student so they enjoy school and studying is a goal. Learning opportunities are based on academic individualized needs and they are provided in a personal manner.

Timothy Lange, M.A.
Licensed Educational Psychologist
Board of Behavior Sciences License #352
P.O. Box 650
Forest Falls, CA 92339
(909) 389-0755
Email: tlocotillo | at |
I have been an educational psychologist for 30 years. Please contact me if you would like to discuss records reviews/consultations and/or evaluation of your child.

LeafWing Center
Dr. John Lubbers
1485 Civic Court, Suite 1330
Concord, CA 94520
(855) 742-8847
Email: info | at |
LeafWing Center provides the solution for children (0-20) with autism, and their families, for a better, quality life through ABA. Certified professionals. Several languages spoken.

Learning Disabilities Association of Northern California/East Bay
P.O. Box 5513
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 638-5005
Email: celestre05 | at |
We provide information and referrals pertaining to SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES to parents, primary caregivers, support service providers, and school personnel. Advocacy venues are provided on a limited basis.

Learning and Education About Disabilities (LEAD) for Students with Diverse Abilities
LEAD is a learning and self-advocacy group for students with ADHD, learning disabilities, and other special needs serving El Dorado County that meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 6:30pm.

Learning Springs
Lucia D'Souza
1718 Andover Lane
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 216-8867
Email: info | at |
Preschool in San Jose serving students with special needs integrate with typically developing peers. Serving students ages 2.6 to entry to kindergarten. Has small class sizes with a 1:7 staff:student ratio.

Learning Tree Coach
Deepa Gosal
1229 Elmwood Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(925) 385-8779
Email: deepagosal | at |
We are a team of Educational Therapists and Specialists who provide in person and virtual support for students with learning differences.

LearningRx of Folsom
Joe Coradetti
2545 E. Bidwell Street, Ste. #140
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 984-8900; (916) 984-8923 (fax)
Email: | at |
Your child learns (or struggles to learn) for a reason. LearningRx can quickly identify that reason and improve your child's core ability to learn and read.

Tami M. Lee, M.A, ET/P
725 San Ramon Ct.
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
1999 S. Bascom Ave., Ste 723
Campbell, CA 95008
(408) 375-5415
Email: tami.lee | at |
Morgan Hill office hours in addition to Campbell beginning Spring/Smr 2010. Support in reading & writing. Trained in Slingerland, Orton-Gillingham, Wilson, and Lindamood-Bell.

Let Them Hear Foundation Insurance Advocacy Program
149 Commonwealth Drive, Suite 1014
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 617-2255; (877) 432-7435; (650) 617-2252 (fax)
The Let Them Hear Foundation Insurance Advocacy Program provides insurance appeal assistance for cochlear implants, atresia repair and microtia reconstruction.

Lindamood-Bell® Berkeley Learning Center
Berkeley Learning Center
1625 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 250
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 649-7618; (510) 649-7929 (fax)
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

Lindamood-Bell® Los Gatos Learning Center
15575 Los Gatos Blvd., Suite C
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 402-5688; (408) 560-9491 (fax)
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

Lindamood-Bell® Marin Learning Center
Marin Learning Center
1099 D Street, Penthouse B
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 721-0781; (415) 721-0784 (fax)
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

Lindamood-Bell® Menlo Park Learning Center
705 Oak Grove Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 321-1191; (650) 321-1163 (fax)
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

Lindamood-Bell® Sacramento Learning Center
Sacramento Learning Center
1610 Arden Way, Suite 277
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 929-8183; (916) 929-8185 (fax)
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

Lindamood-Bell® San Francisco Learning Center
San Francisco Learning Center
1600 Union Street, First Floor, San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 346-6056; (415) 346-6073 (fax)
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

Lindamood-Bell® San Mateo Learning Center
477 9th Ave, Suite 112
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 530-3682
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

Lindamood-Bell® Walnut Creek Learning Center
Walnut Creek Learning Center
1600 South Main Street, Suite 210
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 943-1609; (925) 943-7445 (fax)
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

The Literacy and Language Center
1312 18th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 242-1205; (415) 242-1967 (fax)
Email: info | at |
SWe create individualized, one-to-one, multi-sensory programs remediating reading, spelling, reading and listening comprehension, verbal expression, writing, vocabulary, critical thinking and study skills.

Tamara Loughrey, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1350 Treat Blvd., Suite 170
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(925) 935-4600; (925) 935-4602 (fax)
Email: tamara | at |
Provides legal advice and advocacy for children with disabilities.

Loughrey & Woelfel, LLP.
31 Panoramic Way, Suite 200
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
(925) 935-4600; (925) 935-4602 (fax)
Email: justin | at |
Special Education Attorney and advocacy services including: Document Review and consultation, IEP attendance, representation in state and federal court as well as due process hearings.

Mindy Luby, Private Tutor
145 5th St. West
Sonoma, CA 95476
Certified Barton Tutor & Dyslexia Screener

Lurie Consulting and Advocacy
David Lurie
PO Box 2676
El Granada, CA 94018
(650) 740-9172
Email: advocate | at |
Customized special education consultation and advocacy for families and schools. Areas of expertise include behavioral support planning and legal compliance.

M² Education and Civil Rights Consultants and Advocates
Michelle Hall
9000 Crow Canyon Rd., Ste. S-308
Blackhawk, CA 94506
(925) 389-2361
Email: HHWMiche | at |
Advocacy for all students ages 3-22 in the general education and special education populations located in Northern California: San Francisco Bay Area: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Santa Clara County, and Monterey County.

Marilyn Maggio, Special Education and Child Rights Advocate
24988 Blue Ravine Road Suite 108-PMB 192
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 351-8430; (916) 351-8435 (fax)
Email: marilynmaggio | at |
Professional support with local and state agencies such as State Regional Centers and School Districts. Support parents through the process of identifying appropriate services to meet their child needs.

Making Learning Personal
Lisa Snortum-Phelps, MA
Orange St.
Concord, CA 94518
(925) 305-9974
Tutoring and remediation for students K-8 and adults with learning differences. Sessions focus on rapport, individual learning styles, multisensory techniques, games, and brain exercises.

Renee M Marcelle, Esq.
Attorney at Law
930 Irwin Street, Suite 218
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 456-4444; (415) 456-3383 (fax)
Email: renee | at |
Advice to effectively push past School District resistance to provide FAPE to children with disabilities, pre-IEP, IEP, mediation stages. Attorney/litigator

MATRIX Parent Network and Resource Center
94 Galli Drive, Suite C
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 884-3535; (800) 578-2592
Email: info | at |

Linda McNulty CRL Consulting
433 35th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94121
(408) 569-6530
Email: linmcnulty | at |
Represent special education students ensuring that they receive the best educational opportunity as mandated by law, specializing in the representation of high functioning autistic students.

Gary McRae AAMS®, CSNA
333 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 473-7884; (650) 288-1570 (fax)
Email: gary.mcrae | at |
Gary McRae is a Merrill Lynch Certified Special Needs Advisor who assists families achieve financial security and provide for the future financial needs of a child with a disability.

Mental Health Association in California
1127 11th St, Suite 830
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 557-1167
Email: mhac | at |

Merrill Lynch
Douglas Haskin CSNA
1435 River Park Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 648-6278; (916) 288-9577 (fax)
Email: d.haskin | at |
Douglas Haskin a Merrill Lynch Certified Special Needs Advisor that assists families to provide for the future financial needs of a child with a disability.

Martha Millar, Esq.
Attorney at Law
180 Promenade Circle, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 724-5211
Email: marthamillarlaw | at |
We offer special education and special needs trust representation throughout California. Our services are without charge to low income families. Call us today.

Gina Miller Consulting, LLC
1 Crow Canyon Court, Suite 105
San Ramon, CA 94583
(925) 826-7529; (925) 820-1570 (fax)
Email: gina | at |
Providing high-quality consulting services for families, including transition for students 16-22 years old.

Susan Miltner, M.A.
1747 Oak Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 554-0483; (415) 461-4626 (fax)
Email: smiltner | at |
Assistance with residential, therapeutic, learning differences school choice and placement. Advocacy.

Minds on Learning
Susan Mead M.A., M.S.
PO Box 11026
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 520-5306
Email: mindsonlearning | at |
IEP and 504 advocacy, Special Needs/ General Ed tutoring PreK-8, Educational Therapy and Consultation and Comprehensive Educational Assessment. 30 years of public education experience.

Miracle Milestones Dyslexia Services
Carol McGurk
2520 Beverly Place #7
Stockton, CA 95204
(209) 464-6127; (209) 464-6127 (fax)
Email: miraclemilestones | at |
We provide dyslexia services--diagnosis/tutoring using the Barton System. We also provide multi-sensory systematic tutoring in auditory discrimination training, handwriting instruction, and math.

John Miser, Esq.
Attorney at Law
426 E Shields Ave
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 235-9620
Email: contact | at |
California Education Law Firm exclusively serving students and parents through advocacy, mediation and litigation.

Valerie Montague, Esq.
662 Hilary Drive
Tiburon, CA 94920
(415) 789-5693
Fax: (415) 789-5691
Email: nyullm | at |

Scott Morris, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1415 L Street, Suite 1240
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 840-2050
Email: boydlawsacramento | at |
Sacramento family law office dedicated to providing legal representation for child special education, disability, and family law cases.

Morrissey Compton Education Center
2555 Park Blvd.
Palo Alto, CA 94305
(650) 322-5910; (650) 322-7075 (fax)
Email: m0rrc0mpweb | at |
Enable children and adults with learning disabilities and other school-related difficulties to achieve their goals by providing the highest quality diagnostic and intervention services in a supportive environment.

Dr. Anousheh Mortazavi - Optometrist
1020 El Paseo de Saratoga
San Jose, CA 95130
(510) 499-2015
Email: mortazavi2020 | at |
Dr. Mortazavi is a pediatric optometrist with over 20 years of experience examining children and adults with special needs. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC Berkeley and lectures on learning disabilities.

Kim Moya, MAEd, Tutor and Piano Teacher for Special Needs Kids
542 South Taaffe Street
Palo Alto, CA 94086
(408) 394-4031
Email: Abdesign | at |
Special Education teacher is available as an academic tutor and/or piano teacher for special needs' elementary students.

My Giving Hands
Pam J. Ross
Piedmont Avenue and 41st Street
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 414-7066
Email: rosspam | at |
Massage Therapy for Children with Special Needs. One on One Conscious Touch. Massage Therapy can help with stiffness, anxiety, frustration, sleep issues and general discomfort.

Rhonda J Myers, Licensed Educational Psychologist NCSP, LEP (3603)
163 Second Street
Woodland, CA 95695
(530) 300-2884
Email: rhondajmyers | at |
I have 16+ years of experience conducting evaluations for all areas of educational disability, including Dyslexia. Pre-school through College age welcome.

NAMI Children and Adolescent Network
NAMI California
1111 Howe Avenue, Suite 475
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 567-0163
Email: NAMICA | at |

National Alliance on Mental Illness: Tri-Valley
Suzi Glorioso
Pathways to Wellness
5674 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 114
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 443-1797
Email: glorios4 | at |
Support group for the parents and caregivers of children/adolescents through the age of 17 living with Bi-Polar and other mental illnesses.

Neuro-Linguistic Learning Center
Gerald Hughes
881 Embarcadero Drive, Suite 4
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 358-5803; (530) 295-1622; (916) 404-0419 (fax)
Email: ghughes | at |
The El Dorado Hills Neuro-Linguistic Learning Center helps children and adults overcome many of the symptoms associated with a variety of learning challenges, including Dyslexia and ADD.

Nicholas Learning Associates
Ellen Nicholas
PO Box 187
New Almaden, CA 95042
(408) 300-1324
Email: ellen | at |
Ellen Nicholas is certified in the Barton Reading & Spelling System. She is currently providing specialized tutoring in the West San Jose/Camden/Almaden area.

North Bay Advocates
Richard Mazzara
720 Belglen Way
Sebastopol, CA 95472
(707) 824-9927
Email: North_Bay_Advocates | at |
Child advocacy that involves legal and educational representation on a sliding fee scale for individuals from birth to 22 to years of age who have learning difficulties and may need or receive special education

Northern California Branch of the International Dyslexia Association

Northern California Coalition for Parent Training Information (NCC)
Parents Helping Parents, Inc.
1400 Parkmoor Ave. Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 727-5775; (408) 727-7655 (TTY)
Email: info | at |

Erin O'Toole-McNally, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1558 West Street, Suite 2
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 246-1578
Email: myungees | at |
Now accepting education law cases. Juvenile Law Attorney handling special education, delinquency, and dependency matters. I am also the parent of a special needs child.

Office of State Coordinator of Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities
California Department of Education
Standards and High School Development Division
660 J Street, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-2652

Ken Oliver, Advocate
1260 Grove Way
Concord, CA 94518
(510) 482-2039; (877) 294-2616 (fax)
Email: tom2trees | at |
26 years experience in special education advocacy representing all categories. Former school psychologist and state compliance investigator. Web and phone conferencing available.

ORHS LD/ADHD Parent, Student, & Community Group
Outreach Resource to Help and Support individuals with Diverse Abilities is an online support community providing information, resources, and links to assist parents, students, teachers, and community in learning about and understanding those with special needs.

Audrey Ostrowski-Gallagher, Speech & Language Services
1105 Keltner Avenue
San Jose, CA 95117
(408) 472-7133
Email: Audreyog | at |
With over 30 years of experience in special education, I provide speech and language therapy, assistance in obtaining appropriate services to Infant - Grade 8 students.

OT Rocks
Catherine Byers, OTR/L
51 Mohawk Avenue Corte
Madera, CA 94925
(415) 272-0940; (415) 272-0940; (415) 924-7811 (fax)
Email: cathiewiggs | at |
Providing private clinic based occupational therapy assessment and treatment to school aged children. Specialize and trained in sensory integration.

Martina Sholiton
836 Nobel Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 392-6671
Email: martina | at |
Advocacy support for families with school age children in special education and general education. PACES works with families to get the support their children need to be successful and productive at school.

Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE)
Jack Brown
1880 Pruneridge Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 245-3400; (408) 260-7267 (fax)
Email: info | at |
A non-profit organization providing autism early intervention, K-12 school, vocational and residential programs.

Sue Digre Dir of Family Support Services/ Advocate for Special Needs children and adults and their families
1750 El Camino #105
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 312-0730 ext. 111; (650) 312-0737 (fax)
Email: sued | at |
Parca was founded in 1952 in San Mateo County by parents who refused to institutionalize their children who had developmental disabilities. Parca continues advocacy/services.

Parent Advocate
Amy Kossow
507 Moraga Avenue
Piedmont (Oakland), CA 94611
(510) 654-5578

Parent Links
Sandy Harvey
4708 Roseville Road, Suite 112
North Highlands, CA 95660
(877) 322-7299 Option 4; (916) 349-7580 (fax)
Email: parentlinks | at |
Providing links to service, programs, information and parent-to-parent support for families with deaf/hard of hearing infants (0-3 years).

Parents Helping Parents - PTI - FEC
1400 Parkmoor Ave. Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 727-5775 Ext. 124
Email: loni | at |
FETA Educational Advocacy Workshop Parents/guardians of children with disabilities the south bay area. Enhance your ability to be an effective advocate. Meets the 4th Thursday of each month at 7-9pm. Smaller support group from 6:00 to 6:45pm prior to the workshop.

Parents Helping Parents of San Francisco
594 Monterey Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94127-2416
(415) 841-8820
Email: sfphp | at |

* Parents Helping Parents of Santa Clara
1400 Parkmoor Ave. Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 727-5775
Email: info | at |
* PHP has hosted Wrightslaw conferences in 2008, 2013, 2016 and again in October of 2018!

Marlena Garcia, Director
1909 Jefferson Street
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 253-7444; (707) 253-2244 (fax)
Email: parents | at |
An organization that helps families of children with special needs, connecting them to advocates who guide them to services that strengthen and support their family.

Pranita Patel, Educational Specialist
14790 Acton Dr.
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 455-0446
Email: pranitapatel | at |
Educational Specialist and teacher working with children for 10 years. Utilize Montessori materials and Lindamood Bell programs to help students struggling in reading, reading comprehension and math.

Pathways Pediatric Therapy
935 Trancas St., Suite 5A
Napa, CA 94558
(707) 258-8011; (707) 224-8124 (fax)
Email: info | at |
We provide the highest quality of therapy for children faced with the challenge of mastering sensory or developmental skills. Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy.

Sally Payson Hays, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
1102 Sanchez St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 704-8252
Email: slphaysphd | at |
Psychologist with 20 years of experience in education: assessment, advocacy, and family support for school-age children and adolescents with attention and learning difficulties.

Pediatric Therapy Services
Jane Cook
2577 Samaritan Drive #715
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 832-1732; (408) 358-8330; (408) 835-8334 (fax)
Email: ptshr | at |
Providing individual and group occupational therapy for children from 1to 18 years. I have over 25 years experience using Sensory Integration, Floortime and Therapuetic Listening techniques.

Mary Peitso Education Consultant Service
200 Camino Aguajito, Ste. 205
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 920-8781
Email: spedstrategies101 | at |
Assisting families in obtaining education and services for students needing additional support in school.

Thomas G. Pena, Esq.
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 277403
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 491-5001
Email: tgpena | at |
Attorney available to advise and/or represent students and families in all areas of education, including: special education, 504, discipline, school choice, athletics, post-secondary.

Peninsula Educational Services
Andrea Shor
1700 Eisenhower Street
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 918-9811; (650) 573-9268; (650) 349-4011 (fax)
Email: specialed911 | at |
35 years of cutting edge educational therapy services, psycho-educational testing K-adult. Cognitive skills training. Dyslexia Testing, School Observations, IEP meetings, advocacy. Parent/Teacher Education Workshops.

Peninsula Parents of Special Needs Kids
Susan Walton
407 California Street, Suite 8
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 566-8500; (650) 617-8687 (fax)
Email: swalton47 | at |
PPSNK is a support network for parents of special needs kids from San Jose to San Francisco. We share information, resources, and support in an active online forum, weekly playgroups, day camps and special events.

Ann Pennock Advocacy
2835 True Road
Yuba City, CA 95993
(530) 671-1611
Email: annapenn2003 | at |
Experienced Advocate in Sacramento area, specializing in Sped Law, assessment, mild/moderate disabilities and IEP development

Wes Petersen, Tutor
561 Scirocco Drive
Yuba City, CA 95991
(530) 713-8015
Email: yubapete | at |
Multisensory Reading and Math tutoring in a 1-to-1 setting by an experienced teacher.

Marci Peterson, M.Ed - Education Therapy
1890 Ridgeview DR
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 740-2940
Email: educationtherapy | at |
Barton Reading & Spelling, certified tutor for dyslexia. Providing reading, spelling, and writing instruction to ages 6 - adult.

Plumas Rural Services, Family Empowerment Center
Mandy Smith
822 Main St #B
Susanville, CA 96130
(530) 708-2557
Email: asmith | at |
Serving families with any disability in Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, and Sierra Counties. Providing advocacy for IEP, 504, STT, and education for disabilities.

Plumfield Academy
Jill Davidson, MSW
Social Worker
9360 Occidental Rd.
Sebastopol, CA 95472
(707) 824-1414
Email: | at |
Plumfield Academy serves boys ages 6 through 18 who have emotional and behavioral challenges that negatively impact their ability to function successfully with family, friends and in school.

Anna Tague
40 Singingwood Lane
Orinda, CA 94563
(925) 286-3057
Email: Info | at |
Our objective is to give parents not only opportunities to meet and talk to other similarly situated parents, but also to give them resources for support. At meetings, parents share information on topics ranging from therapists to books to summer camps and strategies.

LaJoyce L. Porter, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 444-9543; (510) 444-9540 (fax)
Email: lporter | at |
Dedicated to representing the interests of parents of students with learning disabilities at IEP meetings, Manifestation Determinations, Expulsion Hearings, Mediations and Due Process Hearings.

Positive Perspectives
Aneea Toomajian MA, PPS, LMFT
555 Veterans Blvd. Suite 121
Redwood City, CA 94063
(415) 235-2044
Email: positiveperspectives | at |
Aneea Toomajian MA, PPS, LMFT is a certified school pyschologist and licensed child and family therapist specializing in EDUCATIONAL ADVOCACY and consultation for parents and children with SPECIAL NEEDS.

The Pratt Center
Brendan Pratt, Ph.D.
4 Main Street, Suite 110
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 949-2997
Email: brendan | at |
At The Pratt Center, we specialize in psychological evaluations to address issues with attention, anxiety, depression and learning.

Prevention & Children Services Branch
Department of Developmental Services
1600 9th Street, Room #310
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-2773

Professional Advocates for Special Students (Statewide)
Northern California Representative
(510) 309-0057
Email: PASSAdvocates | at |
Legal representation and parent/organization trainings

Proficient Support
349 Roundhill Dr.
Contra Costa County, CA
(925) 727-9027
Email: arcc22 | at |
Alicia provides Education and Special Education Advocacy throughout Contra Costa County in Northern CA. She’s advocated for 8 years and remains connected to her families.

Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
State Office for Deaf Access
Department of Social Services
744 P Street, MS 6-91
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-8320; (916) 653-7651 (TTY)

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Special Education Division, Administrative Services Unit
Department of Education
428 J Street, Suite 530
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 327-4216
Email: wolsen | at |

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
State Children's Medical Services Branch
Department of Health Services
1515 K Street, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 327-1400

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Prevention and Children Services Branch
Department of Developmental Services
1600 9th Street, Room 310
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-2773

Protection & Advocacy, Inc.
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 185N
Sacramento, CA 95825-8219
(916) 488-9950; (800) 776-5746 (In CA)
Email: legalmail | at |
Regional ADA Technical Assistance Agency

Quest Family Guidance Center
Robert Field, Ph.D.
2333 San Ramon Valley Blvd. #125
San Ramon, CA 94583
(925) 743-1370; (925) 743-1937 (fax)
Email: drfield | at |
Dr. Field has been providing psychological assessments/treatment of children, adolescents and adults since 1978 and has founded innovative/effective therapeutic techniques.

Quest Therapeutic Camps, Inc.
Robert Field, Ph.D.
2333 San Ramon Valley Blvd. #125
San Ramon, CA 94583
(925) 743-2900; (925) 743-1937 (fax)
Email: questcamps | at |
Research supported, intensive 8-week summer and 30-week Afterschool treatment program for children/adolescents with social and emotional problems.

Karma M. Quick-Panwala, Advocate
4 Embarcadero Center, Ste. 1400
San Francisco, CA 94111
(650) 731-5375; (415) 651-9628 (fax)
Email: quickadvocacy | at |
Special education advocate with personal and professional experience in disability and IEPs. Advocacy provided throughout California, for all disabilities, and also in juvenile justice systems.

Rachel's Reading Rescue
Rachel Abramovitz
10303 Miner Place
Cupertino, CA 95014
(650) 799-4479
Email: readingrescue | at |
Dyslexia Specialist. Certified at the Advanced Level to tutor using the Barton Reading and Spelling Program. I also provide Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing (LiPS) tutoring.

Raskob Learning Institute and Day School
3520 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 436-1104
Email: mayer | at |
Raskob Learning Institute and Day School is a 2nd-8th grade independent school for bright children with language-based learning disabilities.

Kara Pierce-Malcher, M.A.
8528 N. Jackson Ave.
Fresno, CA 93720-1974
(559) 960-3260; (559) 326-7020 (fax)
Email: syndeticsurprise | at |
Credentialed Teacher and Certificated Educational Advocate representing students including IEP/504 interpretation, goal/accommodation writing, community training, district meetings, mediation, etc.

The Reading Clinic
Jaya Kotha
PO Box 2757
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(408) 203-3872; (800) 790-5302
Email: sam | at |
Since 1997, The Reading Clinic offering one-to-one multi-sensory training in reading, spelling, writing, language comprehension. The Reading Clinic also provides Speech and Occupational Therapy.

Reading Solutions
Jody Browning, Ed.D, LEP
3300 Tully Rd., Suite A-3
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 550-7323
Email: info | at |
We specialize in dyslexia testing and tutoring for dyslexia and reading difficulties. IQ, academic, and comprehensive educational evaluations also offered. Licensed and credentialed. Free phone consultation.

Reading Solutions
Denise Hundley, LEP
3300 Tully Rd., Suite A-3
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 550-7323
Email: info | at |
We specialize in dyslexia testing and tutoring for dyslexia and reading difficulties. IQ, academic, and comprehensive educational evaluations also offered. Licensed and credentialed. Free phone consultation.

Reading & Spelling Solutions
Susan Rosenthal, MA in ED2/AET
51 E. Campbell Ave., Suite 110
Campbell, CA 95008
(408) 656-3729
Email: susan | at |
We provide educational therapy services for K-12 students struggling in reading, spelling, writing, & math. We provide our students with learning that lasts a lifetime.

Regional ADA Technical Assistance Agency
DBTAC - Pacific ADA Center

Virginia Reiss, LEP 652 - Educational Consultant
980 Magnolia Avenue, Suite 8
Larkspur, CA 94939
(415) 461-4788; (415) 461-4626 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Assistance with Therapeutic Boarding School, Residential Treatment, and Wilderness Therapy Placement. Psycho-educational evaluations.

Rise Above Dyslexia
Sherry Black
PO Box 814
Fremont, CA 94537
(510) 304-1574
Email: RiseAboveDyslexia | at |
We specialize in Screening for Dyslexia and Dyslexia consultations. We also offer one-on-one tutoring using the Barton Reading and Spelling System.

Rita Rispoli, M.A., CET
1011 Cass St., Ste. 116
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 375-9450; (831) 375-7318 (fax)

Andrew Ritholz, Esq.
Attorney at Law
545 W. Avenue 26, Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90065
(800) 950-9688; (323) 222-9688; (323) 225-1838 (fax)
Email: ritholz | at |
Lawyer for special education eligibility, services, placement, reimbursement/compensation. IEP’s, Mediations, complaints, 504, Due Process, Court (including money damages and injuries). Free consultations.

Patricia Robinson, MFT
171 Front Street, Suite 204
Danville, CA 94526
(925) 915-0924
Email: patricia | at |
Therapist and coach for children, teens, couples and families dealing with Autism Spectrum, Asperger's, ADHD. Support for parenting, social skills, anxiety, depression, executive function.

Esther C. Romero, Dyslexia Consultant
4682 Village Mill Way
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
(916) 542-5508
Email: esther.dyslexialady | at |
Provide parent support, specialize in screening children and adults for dyslexia, tutor with Lindamood-Bell Phoneme Sequencing (LiPS) program, give in-depth presentations and dyslexia simulations.

Rosas Educational Consulting
2728 W Main St #116
Medford, OR 97501
(541) 761-5340
Email: sovi.rosas | at |
Special Education Advocacy, Independent Special Education Evaluations, Licensed Educational Psychologist, IQ Testing, 504 plans, Serving Redding, Yreka, Mt Shasta area

Michael Rosenberg - Special Education Advocacy
Michael Rosenberg MA
501 Birkdale Drive
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 342-4501
Email: michaelpatrick1947 | at |
Michael Rosenberg provides advocacy to children in special education or whose parents are requesting special education services and supports.

Ross Educational Consulting
Michelle Ross
1728 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 441-4872; (415) 684-7827 (fax)
Email: mretsf | at |
Educational Therapist specializing in Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, IEPS,and Special Education Law. Academic tutoring, strategies and remediation in all curriculum areas.

Rowell Family Empowerment of Northern California
Elena Bramble
3330 Churn Creek Rd. Suite A-1
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 226-5129
Email: monicat | at |
We are a non-profit organization that offers support, information and training to families and professionals. We serve 6 counties such as Butte, Shasta, Glenn, Tehama, Siskiyou and Trinity.

F. Richard Ruderman, Esq.
Christian M. Knox, Esq.

Attorneys at Law
1300 National Drive, Suite 120
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 563-0100; (916) 563-0114 (fax)
Email: connie | at |
Dedicates its practice exclusively to the representation of children and their families regarding special education law. We fight so special needs children can receive an appropriate education in an appropriate setting. This is our desire for every child.

Sacramento Asperger Syndrome Information & Support (Sacramento AS IS)
Support group meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 7-9 pm at: UC Davis MIND Institute
2825 50th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

Sacramento Autistic and Special Needs Alliance
Dave Gaines
PO Box 254788
Sacramento, CA 95865-4788
(916) 416-3113; (267) 381-4889 (fax)
Email: dgaines | at |
We are Northern California's premier nonprofit organization providing comprehensive social services to nurture and protect autistic and other mentally-diverse youth, and their families.

Sacramento Center for Assistive Technology
6833 8th Street
P.O. Box 474
Rio Linda, CA 95673
Email: scat | at |

Samaritan Medical Center
Gregory R Thomson PhD
Clinical Child Psychologist
2512 Samaritan Ct - Ste i - SJ
PO Box 3240
Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 402-9858
Email: grthomsonsmedctr | at |
We help young people develop effective emotional regulation and social communication skills. We work with socially isolated, shy, anxious, and depressed youth and their families.

San Jose Scottish Rite Childhood Language Disorders Clinic
San Jose Scottish Rite Center
2455 Masonic Drive
San Jose, CA 95125-2036
(408) 448-4357

Inga Sanders, Esq.
Attorney at Law
3334 E Coast Hwy., Suite 342
Corona Del Mar, CA 92625-2328
(310) 574-2754
Email: info | at |
Our law firm maintains a practice in the area of Special Education Law representing children with special needs throughout the greater Los Angeles area and extended Bay Area.

Santa Rosa Scottish Rite Children’s Language Center
625 Acacia Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95409-3402
(707) 539-3003

Alison Sayar, Esq.
Attorney at Law
171 Main Street, #291
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 248-9975; (866) 519-1599 (fax)
Email: asayar | at |
Legal representation of families and their special needs children. Representation at IEP's, Due Process Hearings, Mediations and negotiations.

Schafer Autism Report
Lenny Schafer
9629 Old Placerville Rd.
Sacramento, CA 95827
Email: edit | at |
National Daily Emailed News digest covering all subjects autism related: published news, research, conferences, education, services. Fresh, trusted sources at no cost, no advertising.

School Psychology Group, Inc.
Dr. Noelle Rubalcava, LEP 4016
765 San Diego Road
Berkeley, CA 94707
(510) 910-3222
Email: schoolpsychologygroup | at |
Our licensed educational psychologists provide psycho-educational testing to children/students. We specialize in evaluating learning disabilities, cognitive functioning, developmental disorders and special education eligibility areas.

Schwab Learning
A nonprofit service of the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation


Scottish Rite Center for Childhood Language and Learning Disorders
Scottish Rite Temple
2850-19th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132-1602
(415) 664-4646

Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center
Scottish Rite Temple
33 West Alpine Avenue
P.O. Box 4798
Stockton, CA 95204
(209) 462-2613

Scottish Rite Childhood Language Disorders Clinic
Scottish Rite Temple
1435 L Street
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 498-8393

* Oakland RiteCare® Childhood Language Disorders
Oakland Scottish Rite Center
1547 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612-4525
(510) 839-1513; (510) 451-1979 (fax)

We are a non-profit language and learning center that provides both neuroplasticity-based reading interventions and traditional speech and language therapy. * Sponsored a Wrightslaw training on February 8, 2018!

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders
Scottish Rite Masonic Center
6151 H Street
P.O. Box 19497
Sacramento, CA 95819-0497
(916) 731-4357

Scout from University of California
Ehren Koepf
3175 Bowers Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 450-4962
Email: ucscout | at |
Scout from University of California is a SAPEP program that develops and delivers A-G approved, online classes and curriculum to students around the globe.

Second Start Learning Disabilities Programs, Inc.
Greg Zieman
1325 Bouret Drive
San Jose, CA 95118
(408) 979-8210; (408) 979-8219 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Our programs, Pine Hill School and Newton Learning Centers, provide specialized education to students with learning disabilities, especially those with high functioning autism.

Services and Equipment funded by Special Education
Commercial equipment or product system, modified or customized for the student. The particular device would be obtained if AT is needed to increase, maintain or improve functional capabilities of the student with a disability.

SF Childrens Law
Sheila Brogna & Patricia Siehl
440 Hoffman Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 317-2508; (415) 751-7093 (fax)
Email: sheila | at |
Lawyers and advocates for children with special needs/special education issues, family law, dependency, delinquency, probate guardianship and conservatorships, education and mental health.

Layla Sharief, Special Education Advocate
130 Pine Street
Ben Lomond, CA 95005
(916) 220-3075
Email: LMSAdvocate | at |
COPAA certified Special Education Advocate. I'm a parent of 23 yo w/disabilities and a lay advocate for many years. Serving the greater Santa Cruz area.

Daniel Shaw, Esq.
Attorney at Law
3220 S. Higuera, Suite 303
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(888) 304-0441
Email: intake | at |
We represent children of all ages and disabilities in the state of California. We are committed to providing quality representation for children and their families.

Toya Shepherd, DRT Consultant
447 Diablo Drive
Travis Air Force Base, CA 94535
(707) 816-2957
Email: tshepherd | at |
We provide special educational & behavioral advocacy, tutoring, and training to support parents of children in need of special education services.

David Sherman, Esq.
Sherman & Ziegler, Attorneys at Law
Washington Mutual Bank Building
2740 Van Ness Ave, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 924-1300
Email: ASpecialEdLawyer | at |
David Sherman, author of "Autism: Asserting Your Child's Rights to a Special Education" represents children with autism in California and nationally. Telephone consultations available.

Simon Family Services
Marla Simon MSSA
655 Oak Grove #1384
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 933-0097
Email: marla | at |
There is hope for the hard to treat child, teen or young adult. I work closely with families to help them understand their options: wilderness, RTC, boarding schools and Young adult programs. I work with throughout the process in conjunction with their treatment team.

Sincerely, Kids
Sara Truebridge
696 San Ramon Valley Blvd. #135
Danville, CA 94526
(925) 275-2732; (925) 362-0063 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Sincerely, Kids is a child-centered consulting firm that provides parents, educators, businesses and communities with information, resources, materials, workshops, support, guidance, advocacy education and advocacy services that benefit the TOTAL child.

Sis Enrichment Center
401 S. Glenoaks Blvd # 203
Burbank, CA 91502
(818) 731-8247
Email: sisenrichmentcenter | at |
Sis Enrichment Center offers Tutoring, Art, and Piano lessons for students. Our Tutoring sessions are one on one and private producing fast results.

Smart Hands with Melissa
Break the Barriers
8555 N. Cedar Avenue
Fresno, CA 93720
(559) 432-6292
Email: melissa | at |
Baby Sign language Classes. Classes are 45 min to 1 hour long. Classes are held in 8 week sessions and include over 100 signs.

Paula Solomon, Ph.D.
2 Padre Parkway, Suite 100
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
(707) 843-4558
Email: paulasolomon | at |
Specializing in pscyhological Assessments. Learning disabilities, emotional disturbance, processing disorders, ADHD, Autism spectrum. Likes complex cases, experience with fair hearings and personal injury cases as well.

Sonrise Academy
Sarah Sonrise
515 Frederick Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 469-8576; (831) 464-9484 (fax)
Email: sarahsonrise | at |
Sonrise Academy welcomes children with special needs to our preschool and quality after school care programs. We also provide evening support for adults, advocacy and educational therapy.

SoundWave Center
Victoria Deasy
1291 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Suite 203
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 570-6369; (650) 996-6575; (650) 570-6369 (fax)
Email: soundwavecenter | at |
Non-profit providing Auditory-Verbal Therapy to hearing impaired children; teaching them to hear,listen and speak quite naturally.

Spark Psychological Services
Dr. Laurie Ferguson, Psy.D.
5975 Entrada Ave.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 610-8694; (805) 461-0801 (fax)
Email: DrF.SparkPsych | at |
Assessment, treatment and advocacy for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, learning differences, ADHD, emotional and behavioral concerns. Coordination with schools, court, and Regional Center.

Special Ed Pro
Carol Ann McAusland, M.Ed CAES
539 Irven Ct
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 804-6120
Email: mcausland | at |
Experienced Special Education Advocate. Please see website for more information.

Special Education Advocacy
Paula M. Flower
776 Kyle St.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 926-3944; (408) 926-5676 (fax)
Email: Flowerpowerof3 | at |
Advocacy information for families of children with special needs to assist in obtaining a free, appropriate, public education.

Special Education Advocacy
Maureen Ricketts, M.Ed.
511 Greenmeadow Way
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 887-8558; (408) 255-9976 (fax)
Email: advocatericketts | at |
Advocacy, support and assistance for all phases of the special education process. All grade levels and all disabilities served.

Special Education Collaboration Project
Carly or Evan
426 Fillmore St. Apt. C
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 864-4352
Email: eg | at |
We work as a team on every case, making your child's academic, emotional and social development our highest priority. Specializing in Autism and Emotional Disturbance. Contact us for a free consultation.

Special Education Division

Special Education Law
Amy Haynes or Steven Greenburg
55 River Street, Suite 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 458-9900; (831) 426-0159 (fax)
Email: edulaw | at |
Legal representation and advocacy for parents and children throughout the Bay Area. Consultations, Due Process hearings, disciplinary proceedings.

Special Education PTA of Redwood City (SEPTAR)
Judy McCrary Koeppen
750 Bradford Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 576-4271; (650) 306-9285
Email: septarinfo | at |
The Special Education Parent Teacher Association for Redwood City (SEPTAR)brings families and educators together to meet the special education needs of children in Redwood City.

Special Education Solutions
Rachel Bertin, J.D., M.Ed.
100 Lafayette Circle, Suite 203
Lafayette, CA 94569
(925) 386-0793
Email: rbertin | at |
Special Education Solutions provides legal and advocacy services for families of children with special needs throughout the special education process.

* Special Kids Crusade
Laura Harris
1900 Garden Road, Suite 230
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 372-2730; (831) 372-5730 (fax)
Email: mail | at |
A parent-founded non-profit organization for families of children with disabilities offering programs & services, resources & support, and awareness & advocacy in Monterey County, CA. * Special Kids Crusade sponsored a Wrightslaw event in 2011.

Special Kids Special Choices
Geri Baskind, J.D., Owner
4061 East Castro Valley Boulevard, #112
Castro Valley, CA 94552
(510) 889-8500; (510) 586-0625 (fax)
Email: Geri.sksc | at |
Special Kids Special Choices, an advocacy agency with 20-years experience, targets choices for special needs kids and offers direct representation for parents.

Special Needs Advocates for Understanding (SNAFU)
Shirley Nutt
PO Box 181
Ripon, CA 95366
(209) 321-6510
Email: valleysnafu | at |
We offer support meetings, IEP help, education, social events and more. We also offer financial help for independent assessments and reduced-cost attorney referrals. We freely share information so parents can make fully-informed decisions.

Special Needs: Evaluation, Education, Development is the educational program we offer to parents, students, community.
We celebrate, support, and encourage cognitive diversity! The goal of the IEP and 504 plan is for the student to receive the appropriate services and educational benefit. The information provided via our e-mails, web site, etc. are educational and not intended as legal or medical advice.

Special Needs In My City (Connecting to Events & Resources)
2300 Sylvan Avenue #578275
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 409-8663
Email: specialneedsinmycity | at |
We help families in Central Valley region find special needs events and resources in California for kids and adults with disabilities.

Special Parents Information Network of Santa Cruz County
P.O. Box 2367
Santa Cruz, Ca 95063
(831) 722-2800; (831) 423-7713
Email: info | at |

Special Visual Assessment Clinic for the Handicapped (SVACH)
Optometric Eye Center
University of California, 200 Minor Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-2020
(510) 642-2020; (510) 643-5109 (fax)
Specialized visual examination/assessment, including pediatrics

Spectrum Center Schools
Gail Debiec
16360 San Pablo Avenue
San Pablo, CA 94806
(510) 741-5440; (510) 741-2775 (fax)
Email: spectrum | at |
Spectrum Center Schools provide special education programs for students with severe behavioral, emotional, and educational challenges.

Speech & Learning Services
Carol Murphy, MA, CCC-SLP
376 South Green Valley Road, Suite B
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 234-4181
Email: admin | at |
Speech & Learning Serivces provides consultation, seminars, assessment, and treatment for language based learning disabilities and speech problems

The Speech Works
Rose Godfrey, MA, CCC-SLP
399 Del Norte Avenue
Yuba City, CA 95991
(530) 673-7777; (530) 673-0132 (fax)
Evaluation and treatment of speech, language and swallowing disorders for children (including early intervention) and adults.

Spina Bifida Association of the Bay Area
775 Brookside Drive
Danville, CA 94526
(925) 838-9947

Kristin Springer, Esq.
Attorney at Law
PO Box 11565
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 551-1041
Email: specialedlegaljourney | at |
Providing legal services to families of children with disabilities in all areas of special education law.

Stairway to Friendship Therapy Services
Karen Glass, OTR/L, Certified RDI Provider
Ruth Seyer, Certified RDI Provider
1605 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 910-8182
Email: info | at |
We specialize in Relationship Development Intervention (RDI); a program designed for children on the autistic spectrum to systematically teach the motivation and desire for interaction and connection with others.

S.T.A.R. Academy - Haynes Family of Programs
Jonas Maceda
233 W. Baseline Road, Box 400
La Verne, CA 91750
(909) 593-2581; (909) 593-6224 (fax)
Email: jmaceda | at |
Non-Public School/Agency services provided on a one-to-one basis, direct to the student’s home. We provide Specialized Academic Instruction, Speech & Language, Behavioral, and Transition services.

Star of Life
Lance Landre, President CEO
C.S. Landre Foundation, Inc.
7600 N. Ingram Ave., Suite 123
Fresno, CA 93711
(559) 448-8840

Starfish Hero
Kirstin Hall, MS, BCBA
600 F Street 3-619
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 502-2731
Email: Kirstin | at |
A BCBA owned and family operated Behavior Support agency specializing in ASDs, IEP support, and ABA programs for both the school and home environments.

State Agency for the Visually Impaired
State Office of Services to the Blind
California Department of Social Services
744 P Street, MS 6-94
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 657-3327

State Council on Developmental Dis./North Valley Hills
Dena Hernandez - Reg. Manager
2529 W March Lane, Ste. 105
Stockton, CA 95207-8270
(209) 473-6930; (209) 473-6932 (fax)
Email: marigene.tacan-regan | at |
We are an office of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities providing advocacy to parents of special needs children in the Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties.

State Department of Education: Special Education
515 L Street, Suite 270
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-4729

State Education Agency Rural Representative
Special Education Division
Department of Education
515 L Street, Suite 270
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 327-3505

State Mediation System
Department of Education
Special Education Division
515 L Street, Suite 270
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 323-2196
Email: kjohnson | at |

State Mental Health Agency
Department of Mental Health
1600 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-2309

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
California Department of Mental Health
Children and Family Services
1600 9th Street, Room 100
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-2147
Email: dneilsen | at |

State Mental Retardation Program
Department of Developmental Services
Health and Human Services Agency
1600 9th Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-1897

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Department of Rehabilitation
2000 Evergreen Street
Sacramento, CA 95815-3832
(916) 263-8981; (916) 263-7477 (TTY)

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Department of Rehabilitation
830 K Street Mall, Room 307
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-3971

Stepping Stones Center for Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Inc.
Vivian David, PsyD-Clinical Director
P.O. Box 6637
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 357-0571; (650) 357-0676 (fax)
Email: support | at |
We are a Non-Public Agency that designs individualized behavioral, educational, social, speech-language and occupational therapy programs for individuals diagnosed within the autistic spectrum.

Donna Stravinski, Educational Therapy - Private Practice
100 Bayo Vista Way, #46
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 218-5556
Email: dski129 | at |
Learning specialist services for students with mild/moderate learning disabilities. Tutoring and/or assessment. Special expertise in ADD/ADHD. Elementary and middle school math and language help, including writing, for all levels. Preparation for SAT, ACT.

Patty A. Stauss, Educational Therapist
2775 Cottage Way, Suite 4
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 365-6947; (916) 481-4036 (fax)
Email: ecofficemail | at |
Specialized tutoring in learning strategies for academics, organization, social skills, test-taking, time-management, note-taking, scheduling, concentration, study skills, and more. Call to schedule a FREE consultation.

Stockdale Learning Center-Educational Therapy
Andrew J. Barling, M.A., P/ET
1701 Westwind Drive, Suite 110
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 331-2373
Email: slc | at |
Professional Educational Therapy services for children, adolescents and adults since 1984

Study Wizards
Michael Goldstein
1900 Camden Avenue
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 883-8660; (888) 308-7708 (Fax)
Email: mgoldstein@ | at |
We're a 5-Star Yelp in-home tutoring company helping Silicon Valley special needs, mainstream and honor students K - 12 in math, science, English, history, Spanish, test prep.

Peter Sturges, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1404 Bernal Avenue
Burlingame, CA 94010
(415) 254-9141; (650) 492-7700 (fax)
Email: petersturges | at |
Education and Special Education Law Attorney. 25 years experience in all aspects of disputed education proceedings.

The Sullivan Center for Children
Kathy Sullivan, Ph.D., ABPP
3443 West Shaw Ave.
Fresno, CA 93711
(559) 271-1186; (559) 271-8041 (fax)
Email: kathysullivan | at |
The Sullivan Center for Children is a private full service outpatient mental health center for children, adolescents and their families.

Susan Marcus, OTR/L
1190 Burnett Ave, Suite D
Concord, CA 94520
(925) 676-9165; (925) 676-9166 (fax)
Email: susan | at |
Pediatric Occupational Therapy services including sensory integration,fine & gross motor skills, perceptual motor skills, handwriting and Theraputic Listening program, ages 1-17.

Sun Camp
Rachel Matta, Founder
720 Coleman Ave Apt K
Menlo Park, CA 94025-2489
(650) 321-1257
Email: rachelmmatta | at |
Sun Camp is a day camp for children with Down syndrome and their siblings entering grades K-6, sponsored by the Silicon Valley Down Syndrome Network.

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities
Juno Duenas, Director
1663 Mission St. 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 282-7494; (415) 282-1226 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Support for Families provides free, multilingual information, education and emotional support to families and professionals of children with disabilities.

Sutter County Parent Network
1506 Starr Drive, Suite C
Yuba City, CA 95993
(530) 751-1925; (530) 751-1466 (fax)
Email: scpn | at |
Sutter County Parent Network is a family resource center dedicated to supporting, encouraging and providing information and facilitated referral to families with children with special needs. We offer a variety of programs for parents/caregivers and children.

Pablo A. Tagre, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1500 Standiford Avenue, Building C
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 877-7457; (888) 273-3217 (fax)
Email: inquiries | at |
Due Process Hearings, Mediation/Informal Resolution Sessions, IEP Preparation and Attendance, Rights Under Section 504, Student Expulsion and Other Discipline.

TALK - Teaching and Assessing Language for Kids
Alexia Dorsa
1209 Howard Avenue, Suite 203
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 344-9961; (650) 344-9837 (fax)
Email: talkspeech | at |
Provide assessments and intensive programs for the treatment of all speech, voice, language, fluency, social and developmental delays and disorders.

Lisa C. Tang, Ph.D.
91 W Neal Street
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 963-8835; (855) 834-5419 (fax)
Email: lisatangphd | at |
Dr. Tang specializes in psychological, psychoeducational, and neuropsychological assessment of children, teens, and adults with neurodevelopment differences.

Amber Taylor-Garrett Educational Therapy
1060 Centerpoint Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481
(510) 717-3868
Email: ambertaylorgarrett | at |
Expert educator partnering with students to co-create their TaylorEd learning experience. Fully virtual Educational Therapy (Grades 1-8), Educational Consultations, Instructional Coaching, and Professional Development.

Yvette N. Tazeau, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, PSY15554
2550 Samaritan Drive, Suite E
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 358-0137
Email: drtazeau | at |
Psychological, PsychoEducational, Neuropsychological, & Developmental Evaluations/Testing/Assessments; Spanish language services; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Workplace Social Skills Training.

Team of Advocates for Special Kids
Parent Training & Information
100 West Cerritos Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 533-8275; (714) 533-2533 (fax)
Email: task | at |
Provide training, information and resources to families of children with disabilities and professionals. Federally funded parent training and information center, including technolgy center for families.

TeamUP! Tutors, Inc.
Deb Kohnstamm
Post Office Box 1868
Los Gatos, CA 95031
(888) 383-2687; (888) 3-TEAMUP
Email: teamup | at |
Our professional in-home tutors support students of all abilities. 100% focus on individual needs helps neurodiverse learners meet objectives in all school subjects.

Graciela Tiscareno-Sato, Special Education Advocate
22539 Cisneros Drive
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 967-3339
Email: grace | at |
Web: (Seminar tab)
Bi-lingual mother of blind child offers parent-empowerment seminars with parent-created IEP meeting materials, 1:1 consultations, attends IEP meetings.
(Note from the Wrights - see Graciela's excellent article at the National Federation for the Blind's website. Click here for the article titled "You Gotta Know the Rules If You're Gonna Play the Game." She describes her experience at a Wrightslaw Bootcamp!)

Therapeutic Learning Consultants
883 N. Shoreline Blvd., Suite B-100
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 938-3600; (650) 938-3601 (fax)
Email: info | at |
We provide Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services by designing comprehensive, individualized programs for our learners.

Therapies To Grow On
Dana Ehring
187 Tank Farm Rd. Ste. 210
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 547-1755
Email: dana | at |
Communication Services for all kids. Speech therapy, assessment, speech and language disorders, autism spectrum, social skills groups

Therapy Zone 4 Kidz
Debbie Neargarder, OTR/L
17705 Hale Ave. Ste. C-4
(408) 334-0400
Email: therapyzone4kidz | at |
Therapy Zone 4 Kidz is a pediatric therapy clinic specializing in motor skills delay, dyspraxia, SPD, ADHD, ASP, and social and play skills.

Through the Looking Glass
2198 Sixth Street, Suite 100
Berkeley, CA 94710-2204
(510) 848-1112; (510) 848-4445 (fax); (800) 644-2666; (800) 804-1616 (TTY)
Nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and counseling services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue. Nearly 80% of the 40 staff members are disabled, parents of disabled children, or members of families with disabilities.

Tourette Association of America NorCal/HI Chapter
Harry Beck
PO Box 156
San Ramon, CA 94582
(925) 786-2420
Email: hbeckcfa | at |
We are a volunteer-led, nonprofit organization supporting the needs of individuals and families affected by Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders.

Transition Learning Center
5980 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 102
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 399-5101; (925) 399-5130 (fax)
Email: mombird | at |
We provide academic tutoring, homework help, vocational life skills program, test prep, study skill techniques, extra curricular classes in an inclusive setting. We also provide educational based IEE's and IEP advocacy.

Michael True, M.Ed
Disability and Senior Issues Consultant
Email: mstrue1 | at |
Providing individual and program-oriented consulting services. I specialize in community-based program and staff development and Individual needs assessment and planning. Please visit my webpage for additional background and areas of expertise.

Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc.
6 Hangar Way, Suite A
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 786-0600; (831) 786-0644 (fax)
Email: info | at |
We created the Competent Learner Model to provide assessment, curriculum, coaching, direct services, and collaborative consultation for children with autism, developmental disabilities, and challenging behaviors.

Turning Points Educational Solutions
Kimberly Noll
1261 Lincoln Ave., Suite 104
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 439-1111
Email: info | at |
Providing advocacy, assessment (psychoeducational, school neuropsychological, assistive technology), college advising, educational therapy/specialized tutoring, EF coaching (students, adult professionals), and virtual reality social skills coaching.

Andrea M. Tytell, Esq.
Attorney at Law
560 Winchester Boulevard, Suite 500
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 458-7938; (408) 918-3057 (fax)
Email: laura | at |
Special needs advocate representing clients in education, civil cases, conservatorships, regional center, family law, custody, divorce and SSI in association with special needs law firm.

Debra Ullmann, MS, BCET
6053 Vera Cruz Dr.
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 927-5891
Email: edplan | at |
Psycho-educational assessments for diagnosis of dyslexia and learning disabilities, ages 5 through adult. 37 years experience assessing & remediating learning disabilities. Recommendations/strategies included.

Understanding Behavior, Inc.
Kathleen A Karimi
744 Montgomery Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94111
(888) 657-4456; (415) 989-5001 (fax)
Email: contactubi | at |
Understanding Behavior is a professional organization of providers that specializes in individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities.

Unique Selves
Samantha Briggs-Hawkes
141 Sycamore Street
Fremont, CA 94536
(510) 795-7355
Email: samantha | at |
Provide behavior consultation, referrals to appropriate agencies, in-home support services, and tutoring to special needs children and families.

United Advocates for Children of California
Jennifer Clancy - Exec Director
1401 El Camino Ave., Suite 340
Sacramento, CA 95815
(866) 643-1530; (916) 643-1530; (916) 643-1592 (fax)
Email: information | at |
We provide advocacy and help to parents of children with mental health disorders throughout the state of CA.

VFR Unlimited, Inc.
Denise Watson Lum BA, MAED, MASE
311 W. Jack London Blvd. #9
Livermore, CA 94551
(925) 980-0204
Email: dwatson | at |
In depth career counseling services, job training/internship experiences in aviation support service careers and other similar higher level industries.

Vielbaum Consulting
Debbie Vielbaum
124 Highland Avenue
Burlingame, CA 94010
(415) 309-2957
Email: debbie | at |
We are about empowering parents and children. We believe that in order to effectively navigate your child's education, parents need a roadmap that supports them.

Vietnamese Parents of Disabled Children Assoc., Inc. (VPDCA)
7526 Syracuse Ave
Stanto, CA 90680
(310) 370-6704; (310) 542-0522 (fax)
Email: luyenchu | at |

Phyllis Voisenat, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1330 Broadway, Suite 1035
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 272-9410; (510) 367-6962; (510) 272-9158 (fax)
Email: VoisNetLaw | at |
Parent/Litigator provides special education services from eligibility, compliance, appropriateness, through Due Process complaint procedure. Most cases involve auditory processing.

Charles E. Voltz, Esq.
Attorney At Law
Suite 231, 433 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA 94010
(605) 685-8010; (605) 685-8048 (fax)
Email: law | at |

Timothy Walton, Esq.
Attorney at Law
801 Woodside Road, # 11
Redwood City, CA 94061
(650) 216-9800; (650) 618-8687 (fax)
Email: twalton | at |
I have been assisting parents and children in their disputes with school districts in the Bay Area since 2002. . I can assist with decision making, IEPs, fair hearings and due process, as well as federal district court litigation, including the Ninth Circuit.

Natashe Washington
725 Washington St., Ste 300
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 285-7384; (510) 666-4144 (fax)
Email: natashe22 | at |
A special education attorney licensed in California and New York, with a strong background in due process complaints, litigation and research and trained in mediation.

Molly Watson, Esq.
Attorney at Law
333 University Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95925
(530) 273-2740; (888) 766-0658 (fax)
Email: caledattorney | at |
We provide special education representation for children with IEPs and those who need them. Call today to find out more about our pro bono services.

Letecia Whetstone, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1900 Powell Street, Suite 6087
Emeryville, CA 94608
(510) 779-2885; (510) 779-5555 (fax)
Email: Letecia | at |
Attorney available to represent families with special needs at IEP/504 Plan meetings, mediations, due process hearings, and with other special education needs.

What is Dyslexia
Kevin Rockmael
1483 Campus Drive
Berkeley, CA 94708
(510) 520-4252
Email: krockmael | at |
We decided to develop a helpful site that looks at LD differently.

Jennifer K. Whipple, Esq.
Attorney at Law
15466 Los Gatos Blvd, Suite 109
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 637-6145; (408) 709-3450 (fax)
Email: jwhipple | at |
Special Education Attorney in the greater Bay Area (including the Peninsula, South Bay, Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties), representing children with disabilities of all types.

W.I.S.H. Montclair Spanish Learning Center
Sylvia Brooks
2065 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 339-9474
Email: wishm0ntclairCA | at |
W.I.S.H teaches Spanish lessons for kids. W.I.S.H (We Instruct Spanish Heritage) is an immersion learning center where kids enjoy learning Spanish.

Robert Woelfel, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Loughrey & Woelfel, LLP.
31 Panoramic Way, Suite 200
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
(925) 935-4600; (925) 935-4602 (fax)
Email: rob | at |
I provide special education consultation, advocacy, and litigation services including: Record Reviews, Representation for 504 and IEP meetings, Due Process, State and Federal Court.

Debra Wright, Esq.
Attorney at Law
4322 St. Andrews Drive
Stockton, CA 95219
(209) 473-3419; (209) 473-1315 (fax)
Email: fairdbr | at |
Provide legal representation for children and adults with disabilities in matters related to special education and regional center issues.

Steven Wyner, Esq.
Wyner Law Group, PC
20655 S. Western Avenue, Suite 105
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 961-2877; (310) 533-8099 (fax)
Email: swyner | at |
Representing Students and Parents in Administrative Hearings, including Appeals and related Civil Rights Litigation, Bullying Incidents, Disciplinary Proceedings, Manifestation Determinations, and IEPs.

Yes Education Advocacy
Michele Jones
PO Box 2067
El Cerrto, CA 94564
(510) 322-4627
Email: info | at |
I offer seminars & workshops, consultation, tutoring, writing goals and objectives, advocacy, and support for families and children with mild/moderate special needs.

Youth & Education Law Project
Joanne Newman
Mills Legal Clinic
Stanford Law School
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610
(650) 723-4336; (650) 723-4426 (fax)
Email: | at |
Dedicated to educational rights and reform work, YELP represents low-income students and families in special education and school discipline matters in the San Francisco Bay area


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