Physical Disabilities

Assessment and Screening

Doctors can unlock services

Doctors are very important in screening and referring families with special health care needs and disabilities to the programs set up to assist them. Some things that doctors may need

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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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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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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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Accessibility

Special Day Classes in SFUSD

This information is from https://www.sfusd.edu/special-education-specialized-class-locations#30817 Separate Classes with specialized services are offered at some SFUSD schools to provide specialized academic instruction in a smaller classroom setting. Students in Separate Classes

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Accessibility

Book list for Children with Physical Disabilities

There are many great books for children that feature characters with physical disabilities. Here are some ideas to get you started! https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/physical-disabilities https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/books-with-characters-who-have-physical-disabilities https://www.readbrightly.com/picture-books-physical-disabilities-differences/ http://www.fairytalesofthecity.com/

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Learning Disabilities and Sensory Processing

Finding a Pediatric Speech Therapist

A very important consideration is which speech therapist can accept your insurance. To find out, you can check the provider lists from your health insurance company.  Next, you need to

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