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little boy RESOURCES

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities (SFCD) has produced the following information resources to assist families and professionals with their search for information and access to resources. We hope that they are helpful and invite you to contact us with questions or comments.

SFCD Web Resources

The 2014 Resource Guide for Families of Children with Disabilities
Our 2014 Resource Guide for Families of Children with Disabilities provides a listing of agencies in the Bay Area, state-wide and nationally that provide services to children with disabilities. We do not include individual practitioners in this guide.

Internet Resources for Families of Children with Disabilities
Internet Resources for Families of Children with Disabilities is an on-line resource that can connect families and professionals to a wide range of internet websites that focus on issues of interest to families of children with disabilities

Find a Family-to-Family Health Information Center in Your State
Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2F HICs) are family-staffed organizations that assist families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and the professionals who serve them.

Find a Family Voices in Your State
Family Voices aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities. Through our national network, we provide families tools to make informed decisions, advocate for improved public and private policies, build partnerships among professionals and families, and serve as a trusted resource on health care.

Find a Independent Living Center in California
CFILC's mission is to support independent living centers in their local communities through advocating for systems change and promoting access and integration for people with disabilities.

Find a Parent Center in Your State
Parent Centers, comprised of Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), provide training and assistance to the families of the nation’s 7 million children with disabilities.

Locate your local Early Start Family Resource Centers (ESFRC)
Early Start Family Resource Centers (ESFRC) provide parent to parent support, outreach, information and referral services to families of children with disabilities and the professionals who serve them

Find your local Family Empowerment Center (FEC)
Family Empowerment Centers (FEC) provide services to families with children with disabilities who are between the ages of 3 and 22 to ensure that parents, guardians, and families of children and young adults with disabilities have access to accurate information, specialized training, and peer-to-peer support.

Guide to Legislative and Public Policy Websites
This website is meant to provide families, professionals and the community with resources to navigate the maze of legislation that governs the delivery of services to children with special health care needs/disabilities.

Joan Cassel Memorial Library


Information Resources

Information Packets
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities has produced the following information packets to assist families and professionals with their search for essential information and access to resources. The information packets are translated in English, Spanish and Chinese.

Information Sheets
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities has produced the following information sheets to assist families and professionals with their search for essential information and access to resources. They include a list of relevant acronyms, a list of SF agencies and programs that provide services to children with disabilities, an overview of key federal and state laws, and more.

New Resources
This page will display new helpful and timely resources.

Reports
This page will display reports that focus on isseues of the interest to families of children with disabilities.

Special Issues
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities has produced the following information sites that address special issues.

SFCD Listserv Information Digest Archives
The SFCD listerv's biweekly information digest features community events, news, opportunities for input, and resources, curated by SFCD staff.


Birth - 5 Resources

Birth - 5 Agency Information Sheets
There are numerous agencies in San Francisco that provide services for young children birth to five and their families.

SpecialQuest Multimedia Training Library
The SpecialQuest Multimedia Training Library supports the inclusion of young children with disabilities birth–five and their families, in early care and education settings.

Materials on this website are provided at no cost with funding from the Office of Head Start. If you need assistance using the approach and/or materials, please contact the SpecialQuest Consulting Group.

 
Please Note:
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.

This page was last updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:04 PM

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