Special Needs Resources & Links

All Children are Special: How to Know When a Child Needs Help

All Children are Special: How to Know When a Child Needs Help, A Manual for Parents and Child Care Providers:

Autism Resources for Families

Calaveras County In-Home Supportive Services Handbook

Calaveras County In-Home Supportive Services Handbook - Financial resources for qualifying family members providing primary care to children with disabilities.

Caring 4 Our Kids

Caring 4 Our Kids - We are a group of parents who have children on the Autism Spectrum or who suffer from inflammatory diseases such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia. We have come together to curate and create resources that have been helpful to us in the hopes that these will help other parents struggling to care for and to help their children thrive.

Cerebral Palsy Resources

Cerebral palsy information, resources, and support for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or birth injuries.

Cerebral Palsy Guide and Cerebral Palsy Guidance both provide information regarding cerebral palsy symptoms, treatment options, financial resources and more. It is our mission to raise awareness about this movement disorder and provide hope for anyone affected by CP.

The Cerebral Palsy Group Website

Cerebral Palsy Guidance Website

Disability Rights California

Family Resource Network

Family Resource Network  Resources for families raising children with special needs

Mind Matters

Mind Matters A comprehensive non-profit treatment center devoted to the diagnosis, treatment, and support of individuals and their families with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities and related issues.

Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents


Sleep is a major issue for many adults and children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Recent studies suggest that up to 80% of young people with ASD also have difficulty falling and/or staying asleep at night. Learn more about Autism and sleep issues: https://www.tuck.com/autism-spectrum-disorder-and-sleep/

Temple Grandin's Teaching Tips

Valley Mountain Regional Center Local

Valley Mountain Regional Center Local services for children and adults with developmental disabilities; free diagnosis and assessment services are available to any person suspected of having a developmental disability such as intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, or autism.