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

What's Happening

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Matters of the Heart • Support Groups That Support Hearts • Support Groups in the Early Years • Upcoming Matrix Trainings, Workshops, and Events. • The Matrix Classic Golf is back • Bocce Tournament coming in May • En Español (algunas secciones) Click Here to Download the Matrix Bimonthly February 2018 Express... More
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Join our team! Looking for a part-time job where you can use your special needs world navigation skills that you’ve honed by being a parent of a child with special needs? Or maybe you’ve worked in the special needs world as a teacher, aide, social worker, or caregiver? Why not consider being a Matrix Parent Advisor? With our training and your innate ... More
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February 27, 2018 – Matrix presents Diane McNamara, Marin County SELPA ADR Coordinator and Elaine Talley, J.D., Mediator and Facilitator Is ADR just another pesky Special Education acronym? Absolutely not! The Marin County SELPA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program offers supports for families and school districts in resolving conflicts related to their student’s special education needs. Elaine Talley, J.D., Mediator ... More
March 3, 2018 Building Connection, Compassion and Community Community Institute for Psychotherapy (CIP), with the Marin County Office of Education, invites you to join Bay Area experts and community leaders in a day of learning designed for parents, caregivers, and educators. Learn how mindfulness can strengthen your relationships with young people, how to set healthy boundaries around technology, and how to help ... More
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Thank you, Matrix community, for a fabulous night. Hops and Harmonies was a huge success this year. We owe a huge debt of gratitude to Lagunitas Brewing Company for providing the venue and donating the beer proceeds. We are also grateful to Vardo and O Happy Dagger for providing beautiful music. Without these three, we wouldn’t have Hops and Harmonies. Thank you more ... More