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!! 




AEFCT provides high quality services that are structured, comprehensive, and individualized. Our mission is to provide intervention to children with autism, putting the needs of each child first so that they are met fairly and appropriately. We use developmentally sound strategies supported by empirical evidence, combined with a team approach that involves family participation. Autism affects the entire family unit, and we recognize that parent education and participation are essential to achieve success.
http://aefct.com







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. 
www.microcurrent4kids.com





Helping Your Child Master Skills & Thrive in a Social World

Pivotal Response Training (PRT) to improve your child’s communication, build play and social skills, and create better relationships.

Parenting and Behavior Management to teach you skills to foster an emotional relationship and address problems at home.

LEGO-Based Therapy Groups bringing kids together to build LEGO, social skills, and friendships in a real-world play situation.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) to help your child manage their emotions, anxiety, or depression.

Click here for all the info!






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.
www.specialneedsplanninglaw.com





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






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.
Click here for all the info!





 
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