Our Mission: EMPOWERING FAMILIES of Children with Special Needs to successfully Understand and Access the systems that serve them.

What's Happening

December 2 and December 3, 2017 Sensory-Friendly Santa is coming back to Sonoma County! This is an opportunity for children with special needs to experience a fun and sensory-friendly visit with Santa! Some features include: Free pictures with Santa Fun, sensory -friendly activities while you wait Calm environment An understanding Santa Special story ahead of time, and upon arrival Siblings ... More
Sensitive Santa
December 9, 2017 Sensitive Santa Stops by All Children Academics On December 9th, All Children Academics in San Rafael, alongside Professionals Empowering Parents (PEP), and Matrix Parent Network & Resource Center, are generously presenting an inclusive ‘Sensitive Santa’ event for children with special needs, sensitivities, and/or those who just enjoy a less-hectic environment. Click here to register. Click here to ... More
Dedication to Special Education
December 2, 2017 Santa estara con nosotros!!! Dedicación to Special Education los invita a La hora de recreo en la Escuela de Marindale Sabado, 2 de diciembre de 10:00 ~ 12:00 Los esperamos!!! Descarga flyer  ... More
Dedication to Special Education
December 2, 2017 Come Meet Santa! The next Dedication to Special Education Playtime event is December 2nd, and Santa will be there! Please join us! When: Saturday, December 2nd from 10:00am-noon Where: Marindale Playground 850 Del Ganado Road San Rafael, CA Download flyer here  ... More
Confused? Frightened? Feeling like no one else understands what you are going through? Español – Haga clic aquí para leer más Parents who are raising youngsters with disabilities or special healthcare needs often times feel overwhelmed and alone. When many parents reflect back on their own journey, they say speaking with another parent who has been there was the most ... More
post secondary education opportunities
Saturday, December 2, 2017, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Berkeley, Ed Roberts Campus (located above Ashby BART) This conference is for parents and students with disabilities, ages 14 and older, to learn and explore the landscape of post-secondary educational options including vocational programs, adult education, community college, university, and lifelong learning. Click here to register early! Space is limited to ... More