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

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January 22, 2019 – Do you have experience you could share with another family? Become a Parent Support Parent by completing a five-part training series with Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center. January 22, 2019 10 am to 12 pm Matrix Office in Novato Parents who are raising youngsters with disabilities or special healthcare needs often feel overwhelmed and alone. ... More
February 8, 2019 Description: Matrix is proud to present: Steve Silberman: “Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike” A Speaking Event/Fundraiser to benefit Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center Steve Silberman is an award-winning science writer, and the author of “NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity” (Avery 2015), which Oliver Sacks called a “sweeping and penetrating history…presented ... More
January 15, 2019 – February 1, 2019 Description: Special Olympics Presents: Marin County Unified Basketball 2019 Game Schedule: January 15, 2019, 6:30 pm — San Rafael @ Drake High January 17, 2019, 6:30 pm — Grant Grover @ Redwood High January 22, 2019, 6:30 pm — Tam High @ San Marin High January 24, 2019, 6:30 pm — Terra Linda High ... More
January 19, 2019 Description: Connect, understand, and learn about girls with autism Offerings will be hosting a half-day workshop for individuals interested in connecting, understanding, and learning about girls with autism at the Marin County Office of Education on Saturday, January 19, 2019.  The half-day event will include a panel discussion from professionals, parents of girls with autism, and girls ... More
February 26, 2019 Description: A fundraiser for Matrix Parent Network Come to this family-friendly event at one of our favorite local venues, the Lagunitas Tap Room in Petaluma! Listen or dance to the music of Vardo and the Edie O’Hara Band. Enjoy traditional Italian dinner options. All proceeds of beer sales go to benefit Martix. Free admission for children 6 ... More
Matrix Mighty Milers…MAKING AN IMPACT Before Parker was ever born, I dreamed of the t-ball games, the weekends busy with soccer, and even felt fearless at the intense, precise juggling act most parents perform in order to fit it all in between extracurriculars, sports, school, and friends. “Bring it on,” I would have said, as I dreamed with anticipation and ... More