Neurodevelopmental or Intellectual Disabilities

Assessment and Screening

Doctors can unlock Services

Doctors play a crucial role in identifying and directing families with special health care needs and disabilities to the support programs available to assist them. Some things that doctors may

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GGRC

GGRC Guide to Understanding Services

Golden Gate Regional Center has created a variety of literature to aid individuals and families who are receiving or who may be interested in receiving services from the regional center. Much of that

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Developmental concerns before 36 months

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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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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GGRC

Explaining Early Start and Lanterman Services

ARCA Resources on How Service Starts for Early Start and Lanterman ServicesAll presentations include ASL interpretation. New infographics are linked at the end.PDF Slides // Diapositivas en PDF Family Perspective – An Unplanned Journey // Perspectiva

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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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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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