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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.


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The 2015 Information and Resource Conference

Saturday, March 21, 2015
8:30am - 3:30pm

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John O'Connell High School, 2355 Folsom St, San Francisco

A FREE conference for families of children with disabilities, concerns, or special health care needs, the professionals who work with them, and members of the community.


2015 IRC More Information

Autism Parent Support Group is Back for Spring!
Next Meeting: All About ABA

Tuesday, February 24
6:30pm - 8:30pm

More Information [pdf]

Special Needs Family Appreciation Night: Golden State Warriors vs Milwaukee Bucks

Golden State warriors logo on blue background

Wednesday, March 4; 7:30pm
Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland CA 94621

Presented by Support for Families and the Golden State Warriors. Families of children with special needs can enjoy the game at an exclusive discounted rate of $45 per person! Bring your family and friends out to the Oracle Arena and cheer on the Warriors as they take on the Milwaukee Bucks!

**Special early bird discount rate has ended, but limited number of tickets still available**

Flyer [pdf]

Go to Eventbrite to purchase tickets or for more information

Winter 2015 Workshops

Upcoming Workshops and Clinics Schedule

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Recent Resources and News

2014-2015 Winter Newsletter

Medi-Cal autism benefit started September 15, 2014 (Autism Deserves Equal Coverage website)

SFUSD Special Education Content Specialist and Supervisors List, 9/2014 [pdf]

RESOURCE: Referrals for Assessment Matrix

Disaster Preparedness Resources

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

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)

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1663 Mission St., 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103

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