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Resources For Families With Special Needs

Connecting families (and individuals) with disabilities to resources, services and opportunities while encouraging an inclusive community and enhancing quality of life.

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Kid-tested, Parent-approved Toys for Kids of All Abilities
Kid-tested, Parent-approved Toys for Kids of All Abilities Kid-tested, parent-approved toys for kids of all abilities! Playskool Little Wonders Pop-A-Tune$39.99; Target.comThis colorful piano entertains with its exciting popping action. Press a key and watch a ball pop up like magic. Experience the joy...

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Useful Products for Families with Special Needs
Useful Products for Families with Special Needs The Crocs Classic Slip Resistant Clog $54.95–$59.95; www.Zappos.comZappos Adaptive and Crocs have worked together to create an adaptive style of the beloved clog. Features include adjustable (or removable) heel strap with textured pull tabs, ventilation ports for added...

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ShopAble Holiday Gift Guide 2022
ShopAble Holiday Gift Guide 2022 The Special Needs Resource Foundation of San Diego is excited to present a group of talented, local artisans with disabilities who create a variety of products perfect for gift giving this holiday season. Introducing San Diego’s...

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Big Al’s Best: Toffee-maker builds community through entrepreneurship
Big Al’s Best: Toffee-maker builds community through entrepreneurship Alex Jaeger is the easygoing 30-year-old behind Big Al’s Best—a toffee and greeting card business he operates alongside his mother, Joanna. Alex has Autism and Type 1 Diabetes. “His goal in life is to be a...

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Upcoming Events

  • Nov302022
    Play Together Sports

    Come play together to learn basic skills in different sports. For kids ages 3–5. Wednesdays, 3–3:45 pm. Session 1: Sept. 7–Oct. 12; Session 2: Oct. 19–Nov. 30. Parent/guardian participation required. $10/session. Park de la Cruz Community Center, 3901 Landis St. Register at SDRecConnect.com.

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  • Dec22022
    Winter Wonderland Fashion Show & Luncheon

    This magnificent affair features a fashion show, silent auction and vendor boutique featuring the season’s finest trends. All proceeds benefit The Arc of San Diego’s life-changing programs for children and adults with disabilities.  Dec. 2, 10 am–2 pm. The U.S. Grant, 326 Broadway.  To purchase tickets, visit www.arc-sd.com/winterwonderland   

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  • Dec32022
    Christmas Workshop

    Free Event! Create gifts and greeting cards and meet the founder of Blissful Seeds. Dec. 3, 2:30–4 pm. Poway County Library, 13137 Poway Rd. Register: https://www.thespecialpreneurs.org/events-1/christmas-card-workshop/form

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  • Dec42022
    Caring Santa is Coming to Town

    Visit Santa in a sensory-friendly environment in this private photo experience exclusively for children with special needs. Dec. 4, 9–10:30 am. Fashion Valley, 7007 Friars Rd. Reservations required: https://fashionvalleycaringsantaphoto2022.splashthat.com

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