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Autism Society

The Autism Society is the nation’s leading autism organization working to increase public awareness about day-to-day issues about people across the autism spectrum, advocate for appropriate services for individuals at every age and provide the latest information regarding treatment, education and research.


CAPTAIN or California Autism Professional Training and Information Network

Provides statewide access to trainings and resources in Evidence Based Practices (EBP) for parents and professionals.


Center for Disease Control Fact Sheet

Other languages:


Center for Disease Control/Learn the Signs/Act Early


East Los Angeles Regional Center (ELARC)

ELARC is one of 21 Regional Centers in the state, coordinating and providing community-based services to individuals with developmental disabilities.


California Children’s Services

California Children's Services (CCS) is a state program for children with certain diseases or health problems. Through this program, children up to 21 years old can get the health care and services they need. CCS will connect you with doctors and trained health care people who know how to care for your child with special health care needs.


Supplemental Social Security Income

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes).  It is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled people, who have little or no income; and it provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.


ADEPT (Autism Distant Education Parent Training)

One of the goals of the Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is to provide educational resources on developmental disabilities to the community. To that end, CEDD has sponsored the production of the following educational videos and online training modules.  Trainings are available in English and Spanish.


Supporting Success for Kids with Hearing Loss


Parent Links is a program of the California Department of Education funded by a federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau grant. The Parent Links name and materials are used with permission of the Coalition of Agencies Serving the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc.


Deaf Education and Families Project, CSUN

Providing empowerment for families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing so they can receive the most effective services and their children can enjoy the greatest educational opportunities resulting in productive and enriched lives.