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Aiko & Egor App: Animation 4 Autism
Research-based, early intervention, social communication and play skills app created for children with Autism with simplified animation and language. Developed by See Beneath, Inc., a local nonprofit.

All Kids Academy Head Start
Qualifying families receive experienced preschool education with nutritious meals, snacks and family support services.
620 W Madison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
619-270-7009 x7053

The Arc of San Diego
Largest, most comprehensive provider of services to teens and adults with disabilities in San Diego County including independent living and vocational skills training and recreational activities. Also a leader in government advocacy for persons with disabilities.
3030 Market St.,
SD, 92102

Beginnings Infant Development Program
Provides in-home early childhood intervention services (ages 0-3) and parent training. Bilingual (Spanish).
La Jolla, CA
619-238-0105; 760-855-2211

A bundling system that works around G-tubes and medical equipment.

C3-Rady Children’s Care Connection
Under HDS: Developmental and social assessment, early intervention services and general assessment for children 0-5, as well as support services for parents.
Central: 3665 Kearny Villa Rd. #420,
SD, 92123
N. Coastal: 3605 Vista Way #201
Oceanside, CA 92056
South: 333 H Street #3010
Chula Vista, CA 91911

Child Development Associates (CDA) Child Care, Food and Preschool Programs
Inclusive preschool for low-income children (ages 3-5), Child Care Food Program (including parent education and a stipend for nutritious meals) and Alternative Payment Childcare Program, site-based and in-home for eligible families with kids 0-12. Central San Diego and South Bay.

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
Webinars, calendar of events and statistical information for children ages 0-3.

Early Intervention Services-The Arc of San Diego
Home and center-based, family oriented, early education services for kids 0-3 with developmental delays or who are at-risk for delays through fun, play-based activities that help them meet their developmental milestones.
3030 Market St.,
SD, 92102

Escondido Community Child Development Center
Preschool counseling and parent education center.
819 W 9th Ave.
Escondido, CA 92025

Exceptional Family Resource Center (EFRC)
California Early Start and PRRS Point of Entry. Teams of service coordinators, healthcare providers, early intervention specialists, therapists, and parent resource specialists can evaluate and assess an infant or toddler and provide appropriate early intervention services.
9245 Sky Park Ct. #130
SD, 92123

Family Health Centers of San Diego
FHC healthcare professionals provide developmental screenings, assessments and early intervention for children birth-3 years old at multiple locations in San Diego.

First 5 San Diego
Healthy development checkups, dental services, kits for new parents, and other resources for children ages 0–5 and their families. First 5 San Diego promotes the health and well-being of children—from the prenatal stage through age 5.

Head Start-Neighborhood House Association
Early childhood education program that provides services to children 0-5 and their families. Priority is given to families who are low income and/or homeless, foster children and children with disabilities.
5660 Copley Dr.,
SD, 92111

Home of Guiding Hands Early Intervention Program
Credentialed teachers partner with parents to provide 1:1 intervention for children ages 0-3 with developmental delays and/or disabilities. Free to families enrolled in the CA Early Start program through San Diego Regional Center.
1908 Friendship Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92020

Hope Infant Family Support Program, San Diego County Office of Education
This public, special education program offers services to infants and toddlers with special needs and their families.
858-292-3801 (Director)
800-281-8252 (EFRC referral)

I Can Play!
Teaches flexibility, communication, empathy, problem solving, engagement, organization, creative thinking, self-reliance and self-confidence through natural play settings for children ages 2-8.
SD, 92126

Infant Autism Spectrum Study: The Mind, Experience & Perception Lab
Research program committed to better understanding brain and behavioral development in ASD. Currently seeking 1-month to 18-month-old baby siblings of children with ASD for participation in a series of visual, neural and behavioral development through 3 years of age. The assessments are designed to aid in identifying early indicators of Autism.
9500 Gilman Dr. #109
La Jolla, CA 92093

Infant Development Association of California
Dedicated to educating the parents and care providers of children 0-3 and advocating for these children.
Sacramento, CA

KidSTART is a comprehensive outpatient program designed for children ages 0–5 with complex developmental, socio-emotional/behavioral health, medical, and family needs.
3665 Kearny Villa Rd. #400
SD, 92123

Lifetime Women’s Healthcare
Complete women’s healthcare including high risk pregnancy management. Dedicated to ensuring infant health by supporting mom through pregnancy with 3D/4D ultrasounds.
752 Medical Center Ct. #106
Chula Vista, CA, 91911

Little Language Ambassadors
(See listing under Education)

Miracle Babies
Provides financial and emotional support to families with children in the NICU.
8745 Aero Dr. #308
SD, 92123

This service, provided by nonprofit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists, offers evidence-based information to mothers, healthcare professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

My Child Without Limits
Early intervention resource for families of children ages 0-5 with developmental delays or disabilities, and professionals looking for a single, trusted source of information that relates to their needs.

Reformation Lutheran Preschool
Inclusive preschool (ages 2.5 to 5) focused on improving gross and fine motor skills and social skills through structured play and academics. Christian themes are discussed. Before and afterschool childcare is available.
4670 Mt. Abernathy Ave.
SD, 92117

Safe to Sleep Campaign
Campaign focused on heightening awareness among parents, healthcare providers and other caregivers about the benefits of placing a baby to sleep on his back to avoid SIDS and related infant hazards.

San Diego Regional Center (SDRC)
Serves as a focal point in the community through which infants and toddlers with a suspected or diagnosed developmental disability and their family can obtain services and be linked to other community resources in San Diego and Imperial Counties.
4355 Ruffin Rd. #200
SD, 92123

Spanish Infant/Toddler Support Group, Baby/Toddler and Me Playgroups
A weekly playgroup and learning time for children ages 0-3 with special needs and their typical siblings; a support group for parents of children ages 0-3 with SDUSD staff childcare.
Cherokee Point Elementary
3735 38th St., SD, 92103
Parent Group: Guadalupe Galindo
858-272-9641 x156

Texting service designed to promote healthy pregnancies through a child’s first year. Sign up based on due date to receive three free text messages per week about promoting healthy tendencies, meeting developmental benchmarks and more.

Together We Grow
Pediatric day healthcare facility and school provides an inclusive preschool setting for children with or without special needs and their siblings. Funding for qualifying families.
2120 Thibodo Rd.
Vista, CA 92081

5055 Viewridge Ave.
SD, 92123

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