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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Keeping the Faith
Keeping the Faith Families with special needs often count on faith communities to be safe spaces of acceptance and connection, but sometimes the struggle for inclusion feels so challenging that they walk away from congregations where true acceptance...

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An Amazing Inclusive Event Day of Play 2023
An Amazing Inclusive Event Day of Play 2023 We had so much fun hosting this year's All Inclusive Day of Play & Resource Fair! We hung out with amazing families and wonderful resource providers. Thanks to everyone for making this day meaningful and...

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Self-Determination in Three Easy Steps
Self-Determination in Three Easy Steps If you’ve heard about the benefits of self-determination, but feel overwhelmed by the enrollment process, don’t panic. While enrollment does, indeed, require several steps, you’ll only need to initiate three of them on your own....

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Time to Get Social: How and where to build community
Time to Get Social: How and where to build community Social groups are an excellent way for young people to build community and self-confidence. There is great joy in meeting regularly with those who share special interests. Of course, it can be challenging to find...

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Upcoming Events

  • Oct152023
    Spectrum Social Halloween Spooktacular!

    FREE EVENT Celebrate the Halloween season with music, food, drinks and games. Costumes encouraged. Oct. 15 2–5 pm. For adults with Autism, ages 18+. Autism Society San Diego, 4699 Murphy Canyon Rd. RSVP:

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  • Oct212023
    Accessibility Mornings at the Fleet

    FREE EVENT. Early access to galleries and special film screening with house lights on and the soundtrack volume low. 9–10 am. Admission is free for one visitor and an accompanying guest. Fleet Science Center, Balboa Park.

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  • Oct222023
    San Diego Buddy Walk

    The circus is coming to town and all are invited! Gather your family and friends to fundraise and celebrate people with Down Syndrome. Festivities will include food, entertainment, crafts and activities, music and dancing, and a resource fair. Sun., Oct. 22 1:00pm to 4:00pm Nobel Athletic Fields & Recreation Center – 8810 Judicial Dr, San […]

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  • Oct272023
    Healing Through the Arts: Artistic Expression Salon

    FREE VIRTUAL EVENT Highlight artists in our community sharing their work related to the theme: Creating Sustainable Change in Social Justice and Advocacy. Oct. 27 4–6 pm. Register:

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