The Largest Online Autism Network
of Resources and Support for Southern California.
Parent Owned and Driven Website, Newsletter and Social Media.


Started over 17 years ago by Valerie Dodd Saraf, the parent of an adult with autism, the ValeriesList newsletters and FaceBook Page, continue to provide news and resources to over 13,000 individuals, and growing, in Southern California who are involved in the ASD community. The newsletters, which mostly cover San Diego County, contain information about human interest stories, events, non-profit activities, parent inquiries, programs offered by professionals and private schools, research, support groups, and other items of interest.
Newsletters are archived here.









Sign Up for "Take Me Home!

Take Me Home (TMH) is a local registry created by the San Diego Sheriff's Department and used by law enforcement all over San Diego County. TMH uses facial recognition technology to help identify and safely return home those who may wander or become missing, and are unable to identify themselves or where they live. We encourage you to register your child or family member (if appropriate) today. For all disabilities!!!

Registration is done directly on the Sheriff's website!!! Click here to register and for more info!! 







The Family Guidance and Therapy Center of Southern California offers help and support for individuals and families with loved ones on the autism spectrum.

We specialize in Relationship Development Intervention (RDI), the ground breaking treatment that empowers parents to guide their children to succeed in a truly dynamic world.
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The Alternative, Safe and Effective Therapy Option!!!

MicroCurrent4Kids is San Diego's premiere microcurrent therapy program for children, teens and adults with special needs.  Our program is the BEST therapy for Autism and ADHD, as you will see by the rapid improvement in your child's skills and abilities, because of how well it promotes developmental growth and couples with ALL other therapies. 
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At Social Communication Specialists, we help socially quirky kids, teens and young adults connect.

We understand the social challenges kids face today. In order to have healthy friendships, kids need to understand not just the "how", but the "why" of social interactions.
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The National Foundation for Autism Research (NFAR) recognizes the impact autism has on children, families and their communities. We created NFAR to aid in the development, expansion and support of treatment programs and services that improve the quality of life for children and young adults with autism and autism spectrum disorders.
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We all want the best for our children. And, although your child's diagnosis presents certain challenges, there are resources for help, support and effective therapy available to you.

At Gateway, we help your child develop and strengthen their their learning, language behavior and social skills with proven effective therapy treatment to support not only them, but your whole family as well.
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If you have a family member with a disability, you want to assure they have the best possible care and quality of life, both now and later when you are no longer able to be the advocate you are today. If you are a person with a disability, you want to be able to qualify for the benefits and programs you need to achieve as much independence as possible. At San Diego Special Needs Law Center, it is our mission to make sure you have all the support and tools in place to achieve these goals.
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Therapeutic Approach to Growth believes that every individual is unique and has the potential for significant growth. We assume and foster competence while honoring family values and priorities. Our holistic approach is built upon trusting, supportive relationships and collaboration between disciplines and families.
www.tagforgrowth.com





Developmental DIR Autism Therapy in Your Home!!!

Why choose us? In a program such as ours the child learns to think reflectively and base behaviors on their own desires and feelings rather then on repetitiously learned non-reflective patterns of behavior. We workroom a multi-disaplinary perspective considering functional language use, visual-spatial processing, auditory processing and motor function.
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