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Since 1982, Support for Families of Children with Disabilities has offered information, education, and parent-to-parent support free of charge to families and professionals of children with any kind of disability or special health care need in San Francisco.


JOIN US: Wine + Design 2014

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Wine + Design 2014

Gala & Auction

Friday, October 10, 2014; 6:00pm - 10:00pm
The Galleria at San Francisco Design Center

Wine, Cocktails, Hors d'Oeuvres, Dinner
Awards Ceremony, Auction, Entertainment

Click here to purchase tickets and for more information


HAUNTED AQUARIUM HALLOWEEN PARTY

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Presented by Support for Families and Aquarium of the Bay

Saturday, October 25, 2014 / 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Aquarium of the Bay, Pier 39

Come dressed in your favorite costume and enjoy fun activities, exclusive access to the aquarium's exhibits, refreshments and more! Event is free; suggested donation $5/person. Space is limited! Flyer (English, Spanish, Chinese) [pdf]

Call 415-920-5040 to register


Fall 2014 Workshops and Clinics Calendar

Click here to see the full calendar.

Our workshops calendar is in full swing! Upcoming workshops include Introduction to Positive Behavior Support, Emergency/Disaster Preparedness, Oral Health, Special Education Due Process, and more!

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We're Hiring!

Click here to see our current job opportunities and to learn how to apply.


Recent Resources and News

NEW: Transition from Early Intervention to Preschool packet

2014 Family Access Day at the de Young Museum Photos

Disaster Preparedness Resources

2014 Fall Newsletter

SFUSD Town Hall Meeting on June 11: Initial Responses from SFUSD

Resource: SF Autism Society's comprehensive event calendar

Announcement: Staff Title Change from Community Resource Parents to Family Resource Specialists

2013 Annual Report [pdf]

SFCD Information Digests (biweekly list of community events, news, opportunities for input, and resources)

2014 Old-Fashioned Spring Picnic Photos

2014 Information and Resource Conference (IRC) Photos

Resource: SFUSD Special Education Assignments and Contacts [pdf] (updated 8/20/13)

Resource: SFUSD 2013-2014 Special Education Supplemental Guide (includes a full list of Special Day Classes for the 2013-2014 year)


Support for Families strives to present families and professionals with a wide range of views and options in its materials and trainings. The materials and trainings are not necessarily comprehensive, are not meant to be exhaustive, nor are they an endorsement of the author and/or presenter. If you would like to offer feedback or if you know of additional resources, speakers and/or materials that may be helpful, please contact us at info@supportforfamilies.org.


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