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We built the Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable information and support. Your state Yellow Pages includes many resources - government programs, grassroots organizations, and parent support groups.

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Note: The groups with a star (*) next to their names sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright.

A2Z Educational Advocates
N Jane DuBovy
16712 Marquez Ave.
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 573-1430
(310) 573-1425
E-mail: njd@a2zedad.com
Web: a2zeducationaladvocates.com

A Special Nanny
Kirsten Jensen
14125 Capri Dr. Suite 1-A
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408)379-8987; Fax: (408) 379-8005
E-mail: Kirsten@specialnanny.com
Web: http://www.specialnanny.com
A Special Nanny is a placement agency dedicated to finding professional, qualified nannies for children with special needs living in the greater bay area.

Advocates for Education
Elizabeth Essner
1711 Hyacinth Lane
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 979-9964; Fax: (408) 266-6485
E-mail: ee@advocatesforeducation.com
Web: www.advocatesforeducation.com
Elizabeth Essner provides educational advocacy to help secure the rights of students with special education needs through the IEP process under IDEA.

Advocate for Special Kids "ASK"
Susan Burnett, PhD
4477 La Serena Dr.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 985-0922 Phone/Fax
E-mail: sjburnet@ix.netcom.com
Parent/Eucational advocate assisting parent's understand and obtain their child's legal right to a free appropriate public education under IDEA, Section 504, ADA, and FERPA.

Advocates for Special Kids
Marilyn Barraza, President
3109 Walnut Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
( 310) 480-9310
Web: www.advocatesforspecialkids.org
ASK; a non-profit organization providing parent support, monthly meetings, guest speakers, information, resources in the community, trainings, workshops, and current updates on special education law.

Advocacy For Special Children
Donna Hughes, Ph.D.
P. O. Box 935
La Jolla, CA 92035
(858) 452-9500; Fax: (858) 453-4145
E-mail: advocacy@san.rr.com
Educational consultation and advocacy for children with special needs, all types/levels of need. 20+ years experience. FAPE obtained through IEP and/or due process.

American Foundation for the Blind-West
111 Pine Street, Suite 725
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 392-4845
E-mail: sanfran@afb.net
Web: http://www.afb.org/

Thomas Anton & Associates
Nicole M. Misner, Partner
1600 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
OR
P.O. Box 2127
Bakersfield, CA 93303
Represents parents and children in special education, section 504, harassment.

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

Sarit Ariam, Esq.
Attorney At Law
20301 Ventura Blvd. #126
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Tel: 818-992-5770
Fax: 818-743-7554
E-mail: sarit@saritlaw.com
Web: www.saritlaw.com
Special education attorney in California representing families of children with special needs.

Donald J. Asbridge, Ed.S., LEP
Licensed Educational Psychologist
Bakersfield, California
(661) 588-2825
E-Mail: shrink@igalaxy.net
Web: http://www.technopsych.com/services.htm
Donald J. Asbridge provides services for Kern County and California students at risk and those who have "fallen through the cracks."

Autisum Spectrum Disorder Elk Grove Resource Group
Download this flyer for more information

Jeri Becker Attorney at Law
111 West Topa Topa Street
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 340-2846; Fax: (805) 646-0189
E-mail: jeribecker@sbcglobal.net
Knowledgeable, comprehensive legal representation to our clients including Education and Regional Center appeals/law, Personal Injury, Trusts, Guardianships. Practice throughout CA, admitted US District Court.

Janet L. Bowden, M.A., M.F.T.
4640 Admiralty Way, Suite 318
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 837-1161 Phone; (310) 837-9381 FAX
E-mail: Nedwobb@aol.com
I provide personalized social skills therapy in a warm and supportive environment for children with learning disabilities or autistic spectrum disorders. Also available through Regional Center.

Bredel & Sayar, LLP
Alison Sayar
Address: 350 Second Street, Suite 5
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 948-6114; Fax: (650) 947-0770
E-mail: asayar@bredelsayar.com
Bredel & Sayar, LLP work in Special Education, Corporate Law, Family Law, and Litigation.

The Brain Cell Educational Center
Anna Cunerty
200 N 2nd Ave
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 982-9882 Phone
(909) 982-8582 Fax
E-mail: saidtbc@juno.com
Web: www.thebraincell.net
We provide educational assessment,educational therapy programs to correct cognitive skills, professional advocacy services, and we offer a NPA with a full-day program.

Brain Injury Association of California
P.O. Box 160786
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 442-1710; (800) 457-2443
E-mail: csm4483@aol.com

Susan M. Brauch, M.S., CET,
Board Certified Educational Therapist
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Ph. (714) 969-2042; Fax (714) 969-8118
Email: sbrauch@learningteacher.com

Bright Solutions for Dyslexia
2059 Camden Ave. Suite 186
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 559-3652; Fax:(408) 377-0503
Email: brightsol@aol.com
Web: http://www.dys-add.com/

Ed Brostoff, Parent Advocate
Ed Brostoff
2715 Armstrong Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323)664-9312
Email: ebrostoff@aol.com
As a retired teacher who advocated for teachers and parent of a special needs daughter, I now advocate for parents through the IEP process.

CARE Parent Network
1350 Arnold Drive, Suite 203
Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 313-0999 (phone) ; (925) 370-8651 (fax)
E-mail: CAREofARC@aol.com
CARE Parent Network is a family support program providing resource and referral information, parent support, and parent education to families of children with disabilities.

California Assistive Technology System
California Department of Rehabilitation
2000 Evergreen
Sacramento, CA 95815
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 944222
Sacramento, CA 94244-2220
Phone (916) 263-8687; TTY (916) 263-8685; Fax (916) 263-8683
E-mail: dorcats@dor.ca.gov
Web: http://www.atnet.org/

California Association of School Psychologists
1400 K Street, Suite 311
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 444-1595
E-mail: memberservices@casponline.org
Web: http://www.casponline.org/

California Center for Law and the Deaf
14895 East 14th St., Suite 220
San Leandro, CA 94578
(510) 483-0922 TTY/V
(510) 483-0967 Fax
(877) DEAFLAW [332-3529] Toll Free
E-mail: calclad@deaflaw.org
Web Site: www.deaflaw.org
Contact: Ken Kresse, Executive Director
Provides legal advocacy, education, information and referral to deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals and parents without charge. Representation provided only in impact or class action cases.

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 includes mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and related conditions.
Web: http://www.dds.cahwnet.gov/

California Department of Education Special Education Laws and Regulations Database
California Special Education Programs: A Composite of Laws Database
Education Code -- Part 30, Other Related Laws, and California Code of Regulations -- Title 5
Web: http://www2.otan.dni.us/laws_search/lawsrch.taf

California Special Education Programs Hearing Office Database
SEARCH Due Process Hearing Decisions and Orders
Web: http://www.cde.ca.gov/spbranch/sed/intracdb.htm

California Special Education Rights & Responsibilities
Web: http://www.pai-ca.org/pubs/401601.htm

California Speech-Language-Hearing Association
825 University Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 921-1568
E-mail: CSHA@CSHA.org
Web: http://www.csha.org

Center for Accessible Technology (CforAT)
2547 8th Street, 12-A
Berkeley, CA 94710
PH (510) 841-3224; FAX (510) 841-7956; TTY (510) 841-5621
http://www.cforat.org
Pioneer of consumer-based technology resources and demonstration centers for adults and children with disabilities, families, teachers, and professionals, since 1983. Art studio provides art materials, tools, access support, accessible studio space, and classes for disabled children and adults.

Center for Autism Resources and Education (C.A.R.E.)
Contact: Debra Clark
10525 Encino Ave.
Granada Hills, CA 91344
(818) 360-7125
E-mail: dclark0704@yahoo.com
We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) agency that provide advocacy, support and resources for families with children diagnosed with autism and/or Asperger's Syndrome.

Center for Child Development and Developmental Disabilities
USC -- University Affiliated Program
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
P. O. Box 54700, MS #53
Los Angeles, CA 90054-0700
(323) 669-2300
E-mail: rjacobs@chla.usc.edu
Web: http://www.uscuap.org/

Central California Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
President
P.O. Box 924
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
(Br) (408) 659-7653

Central California Parent Training and Information Center Region 3
Exceptional Parents Unlimited
4440 N. First St
Fresno, Ca. 93726
(559) 229-2000
fax: (559) 229-2956
E-mail: epu1@exceptionalparents.org

Central Valley Autism Project
1518 Coffee Rd. Suite C
Modesto, CA 95355
Phone: (209) 521-4791
Fax: (209) 521-4794
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
E-mail: UCPSacto@aol.com
Web: http://www.ucpa.org

The Children's Psychological Health Center, Inc.
2024 Divisadero St.
(415) 474-1854
Fax: (415) 474-7514
Web: www.cphc-sf.org

Deborah Corey, M.ed, MFT,R
4032 E Ransom St
Long Beach, CA 90804
(562) 986-7868
E-mail: dcorey@verizon.net
Web: www.advicefromexperts.com
I am a special education advocate and mediator with a Master's Degree in Psychology. I help develop IEP's, educate you and the district about your rights under the law, advocate at due process, and use mediation and advocacy skills to get your child the services he/she is entitled to.

The Cornerstone Therapeutic Preschool
2024 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 474-1955
Fax: (415) 474-7514
Web: www.cphc-sf.org
NOTE: 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)

Client Assistance Program
Sheila Conlon Mentkowski, Chief
Client Assistance Program
Department of Rehabilitation
2000 Evergreen Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 263-7372; (800) 952-5544
(800) 598-3273 (TTY)
E-mail: smentkow@rehab.cahwnet.gov
Web: http://www.rehab.cahwnet.gov/

Communication Matters
195 E. Hillcrest Drive #114
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
(805) 497-7661 office
(805) 497-7681 fax
or
22030 Sherman Way #215
Canoga Park, CA 91303
(818) 716-6379
(818) 716-6389
E-mail: CommMatters@aol.com

Community Parent Resource Center
Loving Your Disabled Child (LYDC)
4528 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 299-2925
E-mail: lydc@pacbell.net
Web: http://www.lydc.org/


Community Alliance for Special Education (CASE)
1500 Howard Street (new address 2002)
San Francisco, CA 94103
PH (415)431-2285; FAX (415)431-2289
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: http://www.pai-ca.org/pubs/504101.htm

The Cornerstone Therapeutic Preschool
2026 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Web: http://www.cphc-sf.org

The Cullinan Education Center
6700 N. First St. Ste. 117
Fresno, CA 93710
Ph: (559) 435-3276
Fax: (559) 435-7290
E-mail: info@cullinaneducation.com
Web: www.cullinaneducation.com
Contact: Joanne Cullinan - Founder/Director
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.

Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
State Council on Developmental Disabilities
2000 O Street, Room 100
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 322-8481
Web: http://www.scdd.ca.gov/

Disability Rights Advocates
449 15th Street, Suite 303
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 451-8644
E-mail: general@dralegal.org
Web: www.dralegal.org

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
2212 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 644-2555
E-mail: dredf@dredf.org
Web: www.dredf.org

Early Start Family Resource Network
Marcia Moore, Administrator
P.O. Box 6127
1855 Business Center Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92412
Phone Number: 1-800-974-5553 or 909-890-4793
Fax: 909-890-4709
Provides parent-to-parent support, resources, referrals to families who have children 0-3 years with developmental or physical disabilities or who are at risk.

Easter Seals Bay Area
2757 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 835-2131, ext. 126
E-mail: mpelfini@esba.org

Educational Bridges
Doug Killin (Director)
195 El campo Dr
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 929-1515
E-mail: Killin@pacbell.net
Web: http://www.educationalbridges.com
Educational Bridges 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. While all students could benefit from our programs, we specialize in working with students who my be struggling with Leaning Disabilities such a Dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning differences. We are committed to helping students succeed and reach their full potential.

Educational Therapy Services
Rosalind Frileck, M.Ed.
18811 Huntington Street, Suite 230
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 374-7730; Fax: (714) 464-4299
E-mail: rfrileck@aol.com
Children, Adolescents, Adults - Assessment and evaluation, diagnosis, academic treatment areas, advocacy, collaborate with allied professionals.

Educational Therapy Services
Janice Schock
13618 Sagewood Drive
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 245-5391
E-mail: edtherapist@cox.net
Web: http://www.etcare.com
Learning Skills: Academic Skills, Educational Evaluations and Interpretation, Parent Advocacy Consultations

Joanne Ellison
Certified Educational Therapist, Special Education Advocate
1809 Altozano Drive
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 562-8797
Fax: (619) 562-4616
E-mail: jjecet@cox.net
Special Education Advocate and Educational Consultant. Former teacher, Educational Therapist and director of learning center. All disabilities, ages 5-18, all San Diego County.

Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County
2055 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 296-0161
E-mail:epilepsy@epilepsy-fnd-sd.org

The Epilepsy Network
333 Front Street, Suite 102
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-6110
E-mail: info@EpilepsyNetwork.org
Web: www.EpilepsyNetwork.org

Etta Israel Center
Web: http://www.etta.org/

Exceptional Family Support, Education and Advocacy Center
6319 A Skyway
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 876-8321
or
1244 B Hartnell
Redding, CA 96002
(520) 226-5129
E-mail: sea@sea-center.org
Web: www.sea-center.org

Exceptional Parents Unlimited
4120 N. First St.
Fresno, CA 93726
(209) 229-2000
E-mail: epu1@cybergate.com
Web: http://www.exceptionalparents.org/

FETA Study & Support Group for Parents/Guardians
Web: http://pages.zdnet.com/ourorhskids/
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 adovcate for your child. Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 6:30pm.

Families for Early Autism Treatment
P.O. Box 255722
Sacramento, CA 95865-5722
(916) 843-1536
E-mail: webmaster@feat.org
Web: www.feat.org
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.

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; FAX (510) 658-8354; TTY (510) 658-2307
http://www.frnoakland.org
Family support, referral, resources, education & training to families of children with disabilities.


Fiesta Educativa, Inc.
3939 Selig Place
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(323) 221-6696
E-mail: info@fiestaeducative.org
Web: www.fiestaeducativa.org

Margaret Mary Finn
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 1792
Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 263-0218
E-mail: elawyer@pacific.net
Special education advocacy for children and families in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake counties.

Susan Foley, JD
408 Granelli Avenue
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
(650) 712-8239; Fax: (650) 726-1129
E-mail: susanfoley@aol.com
Legal advocacy services for families in the San Francisco Bay and San Jose Areas. Sliding scale fee schedule. Free initial consultation.

For Our Children Under Stress with Educational Disabilities (FOCUSED)
P.O. Box 417
Lakeside, CA 92040-0417
(619) 390-HELP (4357)

Fresno Area Down Syndrome Society
Linda Chan Rapp, Denise Allshouse
7081 N. Marks Ave.#104-371
Fresno, CA 93711-0232
(559) 432-3272; (559) 432-3272
E-mail: e-list@fadss.net
Web: www.fadss.net
A society with a mission to enhance the quality of life for all people with Down syndrome

Gilmore Music
1935 E. 7th St. Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 599-1369; Fax: (562) 599-1360
E-mail: Lb.gilmoremusic@verizon.net
Web: www.geocities.com/Lbgilmoremusic
Instruments and individualized private music lessons with qualified teachers available for students with special needs .we offer a library of instructional books and tapes.

Andrea G. Goodman, Ed. D.
Educational Advocate
8065 Caminito Gianna
La Jolla, CA 92037-2910
tel: 619 987-8065
fax: 858 453-8125
e-mail: drbubbe@san.rr.com
I work with the family, the student and the school to assure that each student receives the appropriate education necessary to optimize his/her opportunity to achieve to his/her maximum potential

Governor
Office of the Governor
State Capitol Building
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-2841; Fax (916) 445-4633
Web: www.governor.ca.gov/state/govsite/gov_homepage.jsp

Governing Statutes & Regulations (DDS)
Web: http://www.dds.cahwnet.gov/statutes/main/laws001.cfm

Therese Gray,JD
Advocacy & Mediation Consultant
1010 Linden Place
Costa Mesa,CA 92627
(714) 366-7059
E-mail:
tgray62@yahoo.com
Trained Advocate with twenty years experience as a Parent and Advocate. Let me help you with
IEP's,Expulsion hearings and planning a successful year for your child.

Guidelines for Individual Evaluation of California Students with Disabilities, Birth Through Age Twenty-One-
Web: http://www.cde.ca.gov/spbranch/sed/evalguid.htm

H.E.A.R.T.S. Connection Family Resource Center
Susan Graham
3101 N. Sillect Ave., Suite 115
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(800) 210-7633 or (661) 328-9055
Serving "special needs" families in Kern County.

IEP Fact Sheet
Web: http://www.cde.ca.gov/spbranch/sed/iep.htm

INFORM Program Coordinator
Web: http://www.dartontarget.org/

Inland Empire Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
Web: http://www.dyslexia-ca.org/

iTECH - Parents Helping Parents - Santa Clara
Web: http://www.php.com/

Jeena Inc
Rajni Madan
104 Via Collado
Los Gatos, CA 95034
(408) 265-8153
E-mail: RajniMadan@Yahoo.com
Web: www.Jeena.org
Support Group for Asian Indian families who have children with special needs.

Dina C. Kaplan
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 9055
Calabasas, CA 91372
(818) 222-8118
Fax (818) 222-2201
E-mail: mgkaplan@pacbell.net

M. Denise Kaufman
Special Educator
369 Palm Ave. #33
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 763-3654
E-mail: mdeez@sbcglobal.net
Caring, experienced, and fully credentialed Special Ed teacher provides tutoring services in your home and assists homeschooling parents with selection and implementation of curriculum.

Law Office of Ralph Lewis
1101 California Ave
Suite 100
Corona, CA 91719
(909) 734-4631
E-mail: lawofficeofralphlewis@comcast.net
I serve parents/ and children under IDEA part B across the state of California and elsewhere.

The Law Office of Diedre Wachbrit,
Diedre Dennis Wachbrit, Esq.
5316 Via Capote
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
1-866-WACHBRIT or 1-805-498-2449
Fax: 1-805-435-1502
E-mail: diedre@wachbrit.com
Web: http://www.wachbrit.com
Special Needs Trusts, Limited Conservatorships, Estate Planning. Email for FREE PARENTS GUIDE including "8 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Planning for a Special Needs Child".

Law Offices of Marlene Rapkin
Marlene Rapkin
233 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 400
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 917-1071; Fax: (310) 306-1339
E-mail: rapkinlaw@aol.com
Special Education representation for children and families. Representation for Education Disciplinary issues

Lisa Kelton, Advocate
2337 Roscomare road #116
Los Angeles, CA 90077
(310) 472-6064
Fax: (310) 471-4440
E-mail: twomonkeysandme@earthlink.net

The K.E.N. Project
23679 Calabasas Road, #540
Calabasas, CA 91302
(818) 222-5414
Fax: (818) 222-2201

Kidship - Loma Linda
1720 Mountain View Ave
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Sandy Moyer, Operations Director
www.Sandra@Totallykids.com
Deborah Reynolds, RN Nurse Manager
www.Deborah@Totallykids.com
(909) 796-3312
Pediatric Day Health and Preschool. Providing a safe, health oriented
environment for integration of special health needs children into a regular preschool setting. Nurses and teachers on staff.

Law Offices of Arlene Bell
Arlene Bell, M.A., J.D.
Attorney at Law
1158 26th Street, #269
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Phone: (310) 829-2029
Fax: (310) 829-4909
E-mail: bellmajd@aol.com
Law practice dedicated exclusively to special education law.

Law Offices of Benjamin Y. Kim
Benjamin Kim
25550 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 100
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 378-5585
Fax: (310) 378-5595
E-mail: bkim@rightslaw.com
Website: www.rightslaw.com
I provide legal advocacy work in all areas of special education from the development of IEPs to due process hearings. As a former litigation director of a disability rights civil rights law firm, I also handle disability based discrimination cases against public entities and private accommodations.

Timothy Lange, M.A..
Licensed Educational Psychologist
Board of Behavior Sciences License #352
11975 Peach Tree Road
Yucaipa, CA 92399
(909) 797-1891
E-mail to: tlocotillo@aol.com
Specialty in Independent Educational Evaluations

Learning and Education About Disabilities (LEAD) for Students with Diverse Abilities
Web: http://pages.zdnet.com/ourorhskids/
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. LEAD ia also a self-study group for students providing peer support, monthly meetings, guest speakers, information, resources, and the knowledge to be an effective self-adovcate.

* LDA-CA (Learning Disabilities Association of California)
P.O. Box 601067
Sacramento, CA 95860-1067
Contact: Betty G. Schiemenz
(916) 725-7881; Toll Free: (866) 532-6322
Fax: (916) 725-8786
Email: office@LDACA.org
Web: www.LDACA.org

Learning Disabilities Association of East Bay
P.O. Box 5513
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 433-7934
Fax : 510-547-5306
E-mail: eblda@hotmail.com

Learning Disabilities Association of Fresno
Call LDA-CA office for contact person
(916) 725-7881

Learning Disabilities Association - Golden Gate/Marin
1429 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 721-7096
Fax: (415) 721-7098
E-mail: mcahn2@home.com

Learning Disabilities Association of Inyo/Mono Counties
P.O. Box 8162
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
(760) 934-9960
E-mail: caseynamy@Earthlink.net

Learning Disabilities Association of Kern County
P.O. Box 9191
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 342-4323
Web: www.csub.edu/kclda

Learning Disabilities Association of Los Angeles
P.O. Box 1067
Sierra Madre, CA 91025
(626) 355-0240

Learning Disabilities Association - North State
(916) 725-7881

Learning Disabilities Association of Orange County
P.O. Box 25772
Santa Ana, CA 92799
(714) 547-4206, (714) 638-1777
E-mail: oclda@mediaone.net

Learning Disabilities Association of Pomona Valley
Contact Arline Krieger
PO Box 1114
Claremont, CA. 91711-1114
(909) 621-1494
E-mail: ABKrieger@aol.com

Learning Disabilities Association of Sacramento
P.O. Box 276645
Sacramento, CA 95827
(800) 203-7542
Web: http://www.sacramentolda.org/

Learning Disabilities Association of San Diego
P.O. Box 421111
San Diego, CA 92142
(858) 467-9158
Web: www.ldasandiego.org

Learning Disabilities Association - Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo
Contact Don Brubaker
(805) 643-7829

Learning Disabilities Association of Santa Clara Valley
1021 Suffolk Way
Los Altos, CA 94024
(650) 493-8531

Learning Disabilities Association of Santa Cruz
P.O. Box 2396
Santa Cruz, CA 95063
(408) 427-2753

Learning Disabilities Association of San Mateo
P.O. Box 748
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 341-6767
Email: ldasm@yahoo.com

Learning Disabilities Association of Ventura
P.O. Box 1923
Ventura, CA 93002
(805) 643-7829

Los Angeles Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
Web: http://interdys.org/index.jsp

Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention (LIFE), Inland Empire office
Bob Chen
1845 Business Center Drive, Suite 103
San Bernardino, CA 92408
(909) 890-0440 x103; Fax: (909) 890-0495
E-mail: bchen@lovaas.com
Web: www.lovaas.com
The Inland Empire site specializes in teaching preschool-aged children with autism spectrum disorders in parts of the San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles, and Orange Counties

Loving Your Disabled Child
4715 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 299-2925
E-mail: lydc@pacbell.net
Web: www.lydc.org

Kathleen M. Loyer, Esq.
Law Offices of Kathleen M. Loyer, Inc.
940 Calle Amanecer, Suite L
San Clemente, CA 92673
(949) 369-1082; Fax: (949) 366-6836
E-mail: kmloyer@education-law.com
Se habla espanol
Our office is dedicated to representing children with disabilities and their families. We also provide representation for Education Disciplinary issues. We have a full time, Spanish speaking attorney to assist the Hispanic community in accessing appropriate services for their children.

Kate Stuhr Mack, Ph.D.
1451 Quail Street, Suite 106
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 250-4115; Fax: (949) 250-9485; Cell/VM (949) 466-6074
E-mail: kate@kmackphd.com
Web: www.kmackphd.com
Independent psychoeducational evaluations and psychotherapy for children and adolescents, parent coaching, advocacy and expert witness testimony (testing and learning disorders).

MATRIX, A Parent Network and Resource Center
94 Galli Drive, Suite C
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 884-3535; (800) 578-2592
E-mail: matrix@matrixparents.org
Web: http://www.matrixparents.org/

The Majors Law Firm
Paul J. Majors
24031 El Toro Road
Suite 320
Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3151
949 837-2700
Fax Number: 949 461-7047
E-mail: paulmajors@msn.com
Legal representation of families with special needs children. We believe its the children that are the "special" in special education. Serving all of California.

MetDESK Specialist
Helen Kim Bass
19935 Ventura Blvd.
West Hills, CA 91364
E-mail: helen@hkbass.com
Web: www.hkbass.com

Mental Health Association in California
1127 11th St , Suite 830
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 557-1167
E-mail: mhac@cwo.com
Web: http://www.mhac.org/

Law Office of Valerie Montague
662 Hilary Drive
Tiburon, CA94920
(415) 789-5693
Fax: (415) 789-5691
E:mail: nyullm@pacbell.net

Morrissey-Compton Educational Center, Inc.
A Private Non-Profit Corporation Specializing In Educational Services To Children And Their Families, Adults, Schools, And Agencies
2555 Park Boulevard, Suit Twenty
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 322-5910
Web: http://www.morrisseycompton.org/

NAMI Children and Adolescent Network
NAMI California
1111 Howe Avenue, Suite 475
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 567-0163
E-mail: NAMICA@pacbell.net
Web: http://www.namicalifornia.org/

Northern California Branch of the International Dyslexia Associatio0n
Web: http://interdys.org/index.jsp

Northern California Coalition for Parent Training
Information (NCC)
Parents Helping Parents, Inc.
3041 Olcott Street
Santa Clara, CA 95054-3222
(408) 727-5775; (408) 727-7655 (TTY)
E-mail: info@php.com
Web: http://www.php.com/

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
Web: www.cde.ca.gov/shsd

Open Doors Community Support Group
Meeting Place: YMCA
4020 Jefferson St.
Riverside, CA 92504
Support Phone Line and information: (909) 358-3622
E-Mail: opendoors2@earthlink.net
FAX: (909) 520-9810
Contact Person: Ilene Rosen/Renee Becker
A support group for parents/caregivers to share information, resources and solutions to problems faced by their children who are dealing with mental health/emotional/behavioral problems.

Open Gate
300 Seneca Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 469-4518
Fax: (415) 469-4786
E-mail: info@supportforfamilies.org
Web: www.supportforfamilies.org

Orange County Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
Web: http://www.dyslexiaoc.org/

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.
Web: http://pages.zdnet.com/ourorhskids/

Pacific Child and Family Associates
Ira Heilveil, Ph.D.
410 Arden Ave., Suite 203
Glendale, CA 91203
(818) 241-6780; Fax: (818) 241-6853
E-mail: info@pacificchild.com
Web: www.pacificchild.com
We provide applied behavior analytic treatment for children with autism and other developmental disorders. Offices in Northern and Southern California.

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
Toll Free: (877) 322-7299 Option 4
Fax: (916) 349-7580
E-mail: parentlinks@aol.com
Website: www.norcalcenter.org and www.deafkids.org
Providing links to service, programs, information and parent-to-parent support for families with deaf/hard of hearing infants (0-3 years).

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
California State PTA
930 Georgia Street
P.O. Box 15015
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 620-1100
E-mail: ptacala@aol.com
Web: http://www.capta.org/

Parents Helping Parents of San Francisco
594 Monterey Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94127-2416
(415) 841-8820
E-mail: sfphp@earthlink.com

Parents Helping Parents of Santa Clara
3041 Olcott St.
Santa Clara, CA 95054-3222
(408) 727-5775
E-mail: info@php.com
Web: www.php.com

Parents 4 Bipolar Kids
74617 Morning Dr.
29 Palms Ca 92277
(760) 367-6144
E-mail: skyfarm@thegrid.net
Web: www.parents4bpkids.org
We are an email group for parents of bipolar children in southern California. We share our frustrations, successes and information about meds, therapies, IEPs and rtc.

Pathway School Inc.
31103 Rancho Viejo Rd #2350
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 240-5986; Fax (949) 240-0702
E-mail:
pathwayschool@cox.net
Web: www.pathwayschool.net

Prevention & Children Services Branch
Department of Developmental Services
1600 9th Street, Room #310
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-2773
E-mail: cflores@dds.ca.gov

Professional Advocates for Special Students (Statewide)
Northern California Representative
(510) 309-0057
E-mail: PASSAdvocates@hotmail.com
Legal representation and parent/organization trainings

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
E-mail: wolsen@cde.ca.gov

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
E-mail: mgregory@dhs.ca.gov

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)
E-mail: deaf.access@dss.ca.gov

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)
E-mail: legalmail@pai-ca.org
Web: www.pai-ca.org

Marlene Rapkin
Law Offices of Marlene Rapkin
233 Wilshire Blvd. Site 400
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 917-1071 Fax (310) 306-1339
Email: RAPKINLAW@AOL.COM

Regional ADA Technical Assistance Agency
Pacific Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center
Public Health Institute
2168 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 301
Berkeley, CA 94704-1307
(510) 848-2980 (V); (510) 848-1840 (TTY)
(800) 949-4232
E-mail: adatech@pdbtac.com
Web: http://www.pacdbtac.org/

Rita Rispoli, M.A., CET
1011 Cass St., Ste. 116
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 375-9450; Fax (831) 375-7318
Web: www.ldspecialist.com

Ross Educational Services
Daniel Ross,MA
12288 Wintergreen St.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
(909)899-0875
E-mail: rosseducation@hotmail.com
Learning Disabilities Specialist providing tutoring,consultations,and advocacy services in Rancho Cucamonga since 1992.17 years experience in the field of Learning Disabilities.

SACC Assistive Technology Center
Simi Valley Hospital, North Campus
P.O. Box 1325
Simi Valley, CA 93065
(805) 582-1881
E-mail:dssaccca@aol.com

Sacramento Center for Assistive Technology
6833 8th Street
P.O. Box 474
Rio Linda, CA 95673
E-mail: scat@auiknet.com

San Bernardino Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center
Scottish Rite Masonic Center
4400 Varsity Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92407-4632
(909) 887-2335

San Diego Assistive Technology Center
UCP of San Diego County
3821 Calle Fortunada, Suite C
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 571-7803
E-mail:ucpsdatc@pacbell.net

San Diego Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders
Scottish Rite Masonic Center
1895 Camino Del Rio South
San Diego, CA 92108-3683
(619) 291-2506

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

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

Schwab Learning
Web: http://www.schwablearning.org/
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 Center for Childhood Language Disorders
Masonic Temple
16 East Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2707
(805) 962-8469

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 Center
Los Angeles Scottish Rite
6310 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90048-5426
(323) 936-2153

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

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders
Scottish Rite Temple
855 Elm Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90813-4491
(562) 436-7787

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders
Scottish Rite Temple
1547 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612-4525
(510) 839-1513

Scottish Rite Childhood Language Disorders Center
Scottish Rite Temple
150 North Madison Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101-1710
(626) 564-8947

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

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.
Web: http://www.dds.cahwnet.gov/at/main/at001.cfm

David Sherman
Sherman & Ziegler
Special Education Attorneys
Washington Mutual Bank Building
2740 Van Ness Ave, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94109
(414) 924-1300
E-mail: ASpecialEdLawyer@aol.com
Web: www.Special-Education.info

Sonrise Academy
Sarah Sonrise
515 Frederick Street
Santa Cruz, California 95062
(831) 469-8576 Phone
(831) 464-9484 Fax
E-mail: sarahsonrise@earthlink.net
Sonrise Academy welcomes children with special needs to our preschool and quality afterschoool care programs. We also provide evening support for adults, advocacy and educational therapy.

Southern California Neuropsychology Associates (SCNA)
RB Courtyard
16935 West Bernardo Drive, #238
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-5831 & (858) 382-9075; Fax: (858) 485-6443
E-mail: apercus@tns.net
Provide both neuropsychological assessments for people with learning handicaps of all ages, as well as cognitive remediation for learning disabilities and cognitive delays due to TBI and other neurological problems.

Special Education Division
Web: http://www.cde.ca.gov/spbranch/sed/index.htm

Special Parents Information Network of Santa Cruz County
P.O. Box 2367
Santa Cruz, Ca 95063
(831) 722-2800
(831) 423-7713
E-ma
il: info@spinsc.org
Web: http://www.spinsc.org

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

Special Needs: Evaluation, Education, Development is the educational program we offer to parents, students, community.
Web: http://pages.zdnet.com/ourorhskids/
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.

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

Spina Bifida Association of Greater San Diego
P.O. Box 232272
San Diego, CA 92193-2272
(619) 491-9018
E-mail: sbaofgsd@hotmail.com

Spital and Associates
Samuel Spital, Lawyer
2333 Camino Del Rio South - Suite 350
San Diego, CA 92108-3618
(619) 583-0350; Fax: (619) 583-1850
A law firm that cares. We will fight for your rights. Managing attorney is a former deputy probation officer (2001-2002) and previously served as a deputy general (1970-1978). Loyola law graduate 1970.

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
E-mail: skugel@dss.ca.gov
Web: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/

State Department of Education: Special Education
515 L Street, Suite 270
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-4729
Web: www.cde.ca.gov/spbranch/sed/index.htm

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
E-mail: kjohnson@cde.ca.gov
Web: www.cde.ca.gov/spbranch/sed/cmm/ca_adr.htm

State Mental Health Agency
Department of Mental Health
1600 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-2309
Web: http://www.dmh.cahwnet.gov/

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
E-mail: dneilsen@dmhhq.state.ca.us
Web: http://www.dmh.cahwnet.gov/

State Mental Retardation Program
Department of Developmental Services
Health and Human Services Agency
1600 9th Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-1897
E-mail: callenby@dds.ca.gov
Web: http://www.dds.ca.gov/

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Department of Rehabilitation
2000 Evergreen Street
Sacramento, CA 95815-3832
(916) 263-8981; (916) 263-7477 (TTY)
Web: www.rehab.cahwnet.gov/default.htm

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; Fax: (650) 357-0676
E-mail: support@steppingstonesca.com
Web: www.steppingstonesca.com
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.

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities
2601 Mission St. Suite 606
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 282-7494
Fax: (415) 282-1226
E-mail: info@supportforfamilies.org
Web: www.supportforfamilies.org

Sutter County Parent Network/Family Resource Center
1506 Starr Drive Suite C
Yuba City, CA 95993
(530) 751-1925; Fax: (530) 751-1466
E-mail: scpn@scpn.org

TASK
100 Cerritos Ave.
Anaheim, CA. 92805
(714) 533-8275
E-mail: taskca@yahoo.com
Web: http://www.taskca.org

TASK, San Diego
3750 Convoy St., Suite 303
San Diego, CA 92111-3741
(619) 874-2386
E-mail: taskca@yahoo.com
Web: http://www.taskca.org

Yvette N. Tazeau, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, PSY15554
14531 South Bascom Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 977-7117; Fax: (408) 358-0185
E-mail: ytazeau@ix.netcom.com
Psychological Testing, Neuropsychological Testing, Developmental Evaluations, Psychoeducational Assessments, Spanish Language Testing/Evaluations/Assessments

Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK), San Diego
3750 Convoy Street, Suite 303
San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 874-2386; (858) 874-2375
E-mail: tasksd@yahoo.com

Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK)
100 West Cerritos Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92805-6546
(714) 533-TASK
Fax: (714) 533 2533
E-mail:taskca@yahoo.com

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)

The California Special Education Observer
Web: http://www.sacramentolda.org/observer
An independent journal of news and information from the parent perspective. Covers legislation and policy relating to special education in California

The Center for the Partially Sighted
12301 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 458-3501; (800) 481-EYES (3937)
E-mail: info@low-vision.org
Web: http://www.low-vision.org/

The Children's Health Council
Web: http://www.chconline.org/

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Web: http://www.cec.sped.org/

The Foundation for Mexican American Services, Inc.
P. O. Box 702
Moreno Valley, CA 92556
(909) 485-3394; Fax (909) 494-4181

Through the Looking Glass
2198 Sixth Street, Suite 100
Berkeley, CA 94710-2204
Local (510) 848-1112; FX (510) 848-4445: Toll Free 1-800-644-2666; TTY 1-800-804-1616
http://www.lookingglass.org
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.

Michael True, M.Ed
Program Development Consultant
106 San Augustine Way #D
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
(831)252-8783
Fax Number: (831) 430-9514
E-mail: mstrue1@earthlink.net
Web: www.ilresources.com
I can assist with I.E.P. development, life skills assessment, transitional planning, and programs for severely disabled students. I also provide home and behavior management support.

Debra Ullmann, CET
Board Certified Educational Therapist/Diagnostician
Certification #10125
San Jose, CA
(408) 927-5891
E-mail: daullmann@aol.com
Psychoeducational testing and educational consultations for ages 3 through adult. 20 years experience in the public school system plus 5 years in private practice. I design strategies to meet specific learning needs.

UCI Child Development Center
Ibby Gerner
19262 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 824-2343 phone
(949) 824-8737 fax
E-mail: egerner@uci.edu
Intensive school-based day treatment program specializing in treatment of children with ADHD in kindergarten through sixth grade using a multifaceted approach to behavior modification.

United Advocates for Children of California
P.O. Box 360
Woodland, CA 95776-0360
(916) 654-1364
E-mail: jclancy@dmhhq.state.ca.us

UCLA Clinic for the Behavioral Treatment of Children
Erik E. Lovaas C/O
Department of Psychology
5532 D Franz Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: (310) 825-2319
Fax: (310) 206-3222
Email: elovaas@ucla.edu
Related Website: www.lovaas.com
Service: Early intervention services for young children diagnosed with autism. The clinic offers researched-based applied behavioral intervention (aba) also known as the "Lovaas Method."

UCLA Educational Consultation and Advocacy Program
300 Medical Plaza, room 1253
Los Angeles, CA. 90095-6967
Director, Esther Sinclair, Ph.D.
Contact, Gloria Hoo Administrative Assistant at GHoo@mednet.ucla.edu
(310) 825-7773

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
University of California, Los Angeles
300 UCLA Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90024-6967
(310) 825-0170
E-mail: oraynor@mednet.ucla.edu
E-mail: arussell@mednet.ucla.edu

University of San Diego Patient Advocacy Program
5998 Alcala Park, UOP #304
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(619) 543-9998

University of Southern California-- University Affiliated Program
Web: http://www.usc.edu/hsc/ihp/uap/

Very Special Arts California- (VSA)
2800 North Main Street
Suite 2050
Santa Ana, CA 92705-6615
(714) 835-8867
E-mail: vsacal@earthlink.net

Vietnamese Parents of Disabled Children Assoc., Inc. (VPDCA)
7526 Syracuse Ave
Stanto, CA 90680
(310) 370-6704
Fax: (310) 542-0522
E-mail:luyenchu@aol.com

V.O.I.C.E.S., Inc.
(310) 910-3555
E-mail: voices_inc@attbi.com
Web: http://www.4voices.org

The Law Office of Diedre Wachbrit
Diedre Dennis Wachbrit, Esq.
5316 Via Capote
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
1-866-WACHBRIT or 1-805-498-2449
Fax: 1-805-435-1502
E-mail: diedre@wachbrit.com
Web: http://www.wachbrit.com
Diedre Wachbrit helps parents plan to ensure that all of their children, including those with special needs, are protected no matter what happens. She is a frequent speaker and writer on Special Needs Trusts, Limited Conservatorships, Nominations of Guardianship, and estate planning for parents.

Lori Waldinger, Elissa Henkin and Lee Englander
Parent Advocates/ Educational Consultants
Lori Waldinger
2354 Teasley Street
La Crescenta, CA 91214
Phone - (818) 957-0332
Fax- (818) 957-8115
E-mail: loris@earthlink.net
On behalf of parents whose child may have a disability, we provide special education advocacy and educational consultative services throughout the Southern California area. We attend IEP meetings and Due Process procedures . We assist with classroom observations, draft appropriate educational plans and assist in locating placements, including residential placements.

Woodsmall & Petrovich, LLP
9000 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 248-4922; (310) 248-4923 Fax
E-mail: woodsmall@legalguide.com
Special education attorney serving children with special needs and their parents. Firm provides assistance and representation in the IEP process.

Wyner & Tiffany
Attorneys at Law
3878 Carson Street, Suite 104
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 792-8999; Fax: (310) 792-8988
Web: www.specialedlaw.org

Law Office of Bonnie Yates
Krista Parkhill
3334 Caroline Av.
Culver City, CA 90232
Phone Number: ( 310 ) 204-6624
Fax Number: ( 310 ) 204-6626
E-mail: BZYates@aol.com
Special ED legal Services

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