Resources

 

San Diego Regional Center 

Website: http://sdrc.org/

Phone: (858) 576-2996

Phone (for new families): (858) 496-4318

 

YMCA Kinship Program

Phone: (619) 543-9850

Description: Provides respite hours for familial guardians over 50 years old (i.e: Grandparents, siblings, etc.). ARCC Center is a vendor. You can use this in addition to your SDRC respite.

Autism Society San Diego

Website: https://www.autismsocietysandiego.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/autismsocietysandiego/

Phone: (858) 715-0678

 

Gigi's Playhouse San Diego Down Syndrome Achievement Center

Website: https://gigisplayhouse.org/sandiego/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GiGisSanDiego/

Phone: (858) 333-5743

 

Down Syndrome Association San Diego

Website: http://dsasdonline.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Down-Syndrome-Association-of-San-Diego-1006087033 71857/

Phone: (619) 594-7389

 

Ainsley's Angels of America

Website: https://ainsleysangels.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AinsleysAngelsofAmerica

Email: info@ainsleysangels.org

Special Needs Resource Foundation of San Diego 

Website: specialneedsresourcefoundationofsandiego.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SNRFSD

Email: Specialneeds@sandiegofamily.com

Exceptional Family Resource Center (EFRC) 

Website: https://efrconline.org/about-us-efrc/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Efrconline/

San Diego Phone #: 619-594-7416

Imperial Phone #: 760-355-0147

Rady Children's Down Syndrome Center

Website: https://www.rchsd.org/programs-services/down-syndrome-center/

Phone: (858) 966- 1700 ext. 246170

 

United Cerebral Palsy San Diego

Website: https://ucpsd.org/

Phone: (858) 571-7803

 

ABA Therapy

Kyo ABA  (formerly Gateway Learning)

Website: kyocare.com 

Phone: (877)264-6747 

Description: Accepts most insurances, including the following: Aetna, Anthem/Blue Cross, Blue Cross/Blue Shield (in-state and out-of-state plans), Blue Cross/Blue Shield FEP, Cigna, Magellan, Value Options, HMC, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Community Health Group (CHG) - Medi-cal Molina - Medi-cal

Center Location: Oceanside
2204 S El Camino Real, Suite 220
Oceanside, CA 92054

MeBe

Website: https://mebefamily.com/contact/san-diego/

Phone: (619) 486-3343

Description: Center-Based and In-home ABA, Feeding Therapy,

Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy 

 

PCSD ABA

Phone: (619) 814-6494

Description: Accepts Sharp Healthcare Plans

 

Nursing Respite 

*(For clients with G-tubes, trachs, etc.)

Premier Nursing Respite

Website: http://www.premier-homehealth.com/

Phone: (877) 825-8308

 

Dependable Nursing

Website: http://www.dependablenursing.org/index.html

Phone: (760) 602-0583

 

Parent Advocates - IHSS Help

In North County Area

April Villafana Advocacy

Website: www.NorthCountyAdvocacy.com

Email: april@northcountyadvocacy.com

Phone for IHSS Intakes: (619) 609-9793

In San Diego/South Bay Area

Ashley Simmons Advocacy

Website: https://www.sandiegoadvocacy.com/consult-request

Email: ashley@sandiegoadvocacy.com

Phone for IHSS Intakes: (619) 609-9793

IHSS Application

Website: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/hhsa/programs/ais/Services/In-Home-Supportive-Services.html

Click here to download an application:  https://www.cdss.ca.gov/Portals/9/FMUForms/Q-T/SOC295.pdf

Fax #: (619) 344-8077

Call Center: 800-339-4661

 

     Special Education Attorneys

 

Patricia Palguta

The Law Office of Patricia Palguta

701 Palomar Airport Road, Suite 300

Carlsbad, CA  92011

Website: www.socalspecialeducationlaw.com

​Email: tricia@socalspecialeducationlaw.com

Phone: (760) 707-3144

Fax: (760) 820-2986

Special Needs Trust Attorneys

 

Mary Waltari

Website: https://www.battagliawaltari.com

​Email: mary@battagliawaltari.com

Phone: (858) 689-0613

The Law Office of Meagan Nuñez

Website: www.sdspecialattorney.com/contact/

Phone: 619-757-1290

SELPA

(Special Education local plan area)

SELPA San Diego

Website: https://www.sdcoe.net/schools/finder#fs-panel-15404 

Riverside County SELPA 

Website: https://rcselpa.org/contact

OCDE SELPA (Orange County)

Website: https://ocde.us/SPED/Pages/SELPAS.aspx

East San Gabriel Valley SELPA

Website: www.esgvselpa.org

Helpful Links & Facebook Pages

Autism Society Inland Empire

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AutismSocietyInlandEmpire/

Autism Society of America

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AutismSociety/

Autism Tree Project Foundation

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AutismTreeProjectFoundation/

Doman International - Neurodevelopmental Therapy

Website: https://www.domaninternational.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DomanInternational/

Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DownSyndromeDiagnosisNetwork/

​Website: https://www.dsdiagnosisnetwork.org/connections

Epilepsy Foundation of America

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EpilepsyFoundationofAmerica/

Foundation for Developmental Disabilities

Website: www.FoundationforDD.org   

Description:

  • Affordable housing access and development

  • Micro-enterprise job development and creation

  • Emergency assistance for persons with developmental disabilities

  • Scholarship opportunities for students entering the field of developmental disabilities

  • Training opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities and their families and much more…

Fred Finch - Youth & Family Services 

Website: https://www.fredfinch.org/

Gemiini online speech program

Website: https://gemiini.org/#/get-started

IAHP - Neurodevelopmental Therapy 

Website: https://www.iahp.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IAHPinternational/

iCan Bike San Diego

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1450367288551526/

Melissa Doman Sleep Consulting

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melissadomansleepconsulting

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Support

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2217476670/​​

Southern California Housing Collaborative 

Website: http://www.socalhc.org/

Special Needs Resource Foundation of San Diego

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SNRFSD/​​

UCSD Autism Center of Excellence

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UCSDACE/

211 San Diego

Website: https://211sandiego.org/

Description: Basic needs, resources, information, lunch programs, etc.​​