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

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December 17, 2018 Description: Come hear about the Whole Child Model Come hear about the Whole Child Model in Santa Rosa on 12/17 in the evening. The Whole Child Model is the change of California Children’s Services (CCS) from the County to Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC). Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC) would like to talk with families, county staff, ... More
February 8, 2019 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 with ... 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
Learn what sets California’s service system apart from other states. Family Voices of California present a Webinar on California’s Regional Centers: From Yesterday to Today and Tomorrow. California is home to 21 regional centers throughout the state that serve more than 300,000 individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. This webinar delves into the history of the regional center system, ... More
Play is what children do; it is how they grow and learn. Great and timely article from our the Center on Technology and Disability. check it out: “The importance of play in a young child’s life cannot be over-stated; it is their primary occupation, impacting all areas of development. All children regardless of ability need a variety of opportunities to ... More