Resources by Need

Therapies

Music Therapy around San Francisco

Music Therapy can be helpful for a variety of conditions Learn more in this research article published by the National Institute of Health. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2921108/ Here are some places to find

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Medical

Overcoming Challenges with Dental Care

Dental care for children with disabilities can pose extra challenges for children and youth with special health care needs. Toothbrushing and Flossing Teaching oral care can bring extra challenges. For

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Autism

Stanford Adult Autism Checklist

Parents of children with autism are often overwhelmed by the complexities of transitioning out of the school system into the fragmented system of adult care. This checklist from Stanford Autism

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Autism

Autism Services branch at DDS

DDS has a new Autism Services branch.  They describe themselves as being at the intersection of DDS, CBOs, and the Regional Centers and can work to address systemic issues and

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Mental Health and Emotional Regulation

Developmental Milestones from CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have revised developmental milestones in the “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program, which helps parents identify autism

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A Student and Teacher using TeachTown together at a computer
SFUSD

TeachTown Frequently Asked Questions

Teachtown is a modified curriculum, covering all required content areas and aligned to the California state alternative achievement standards. SFUSD recently purchased this curriculum for ALL of our Moderate to Severe SDC classrooms.

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Video about TeachTown in SFUSD
Support at School

TeachTown Curriculum

SFUSD district has purchased the TeachTown Curriculum for the 2023-24 school year for use in our Moderate to Severe SDC classrooms. TeachTown Training Videos Please see this selection of training

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Accessibility

Housing Modifications for Independence

Click here to read the latest newsletter from the Resource Development Workgroup. This month’s topic is home modifications. Home modifications include DME, assistive technology, universal design features, remodeling and renovation. Did

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