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

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How will the Endrew F. Supreme Court Decision help me prepare for my child’s next IEP? The landmark case of Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District asked this question: “Do schools have to provide a meaningful education in which children with disabilities show significant progress and are given substantially equal opportunities as children without disabilities, or can schools provide ... More
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June 5, 2018 – August 25, 2018 Mighty Milers Registration is Now Open! Mighty Milers is an inclusive youth running program for children with and without special needs. This is a free 10-week program. It’s open to kids between the ages of 4 and 18. Practices have been going on since Tuesday, June 5. Each Mighty Miler will participate in ... More
   The Nika Project spreads the power of technology in the world of special education.   Don’t know what to do with your old mobile technology tools? Here is an opportunity to share the power of technology to children with special needs worldwide through the Nika Project. The Nika Project spreads the power of technology in the world of special ... More
How to help kids stay comfortable in what can be overstimulating outdoor activities. Here’s a great article by Rae Jacobson at the Child Mind Institute: For many kids, summer vacation holds the promise of months of school-free fun. But for children with sensory processing issues, summer can be a challenging time. From the sand on the beach to the fireworks ... More
Please help the Lanterman Housing Alliance and the State Council on Developmental Disabilities gather data on housing needs of folks in our communities!   Hello, The Lanterman Housing Alliance, in partnership with the Corporation for Supportive Housing and the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, has created a survey to gather data on the housing needs of people with intellectual or ... More