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 12,000 individuals, and growing, in Southern California who are involved in the ASD community. The newsletters, which mostly cover just 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:
www.sdsheriff.net/tmh/index.html




Include Autism’s
10th Annual Beach Bash Gala

An exclusive night out benefiting Include Autism, being held at the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, April 22nd, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm.
To get involved please call 858.603.7344 or email development@includeautism.org.
Get Your Tickets Here!!!




The new issue of Flourishing Families will be available soon!  This year’s issue will have more than 950 resources for families with special needs.
http://specialneedsresourcefoundationofsandiego.org






The "Face Your Fears" program provides your child the skills to more effectively manage their behavior in anxious situations and enhances your child's ability to cope with anxiety that negatively affect their daily lives. Face Your Fears is provided to kids in a small safe group and at the same time,  parent participate in a separate group, so that they can support what their child learns.  Face Your Fears is a cognitive-behavioral evidence-based intervention with over a decade of funded research support.
http://www.drsherrycasper.com





The Alternative, Safe and Effective Therapy Option!!!

Microcurrent 4 Kids is San Diego's premiere pediatric microcurrent therapy program for children with special needs. Our program is the BEST therapy for Autism & 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





 
I offer professional accounting services that are customized to your specific needs, including full service computerized bookkeeping, payroll and tax preparation for individuals and small to medium sized businesses.
Conveniently located in Mission Valley!!!
http://www.yvettesoto.com




 







On Saturday, March 25, 2017 we are celebrating the 13th annual San Diego Race for Autism in Balboa Park, and it’s going to be “Super!”

This family friendly event gathers together more than 6,000 families, educators, and autism professionals from across Southern California to help raise awareness and funding for one of our country’s largest concerns- autism. Once considered rare, autism now affects as many as 1 in 68 children in the US, and more than 19,000 families right here in our community.
 
100% of the Race funds stay right here in San Diego and provide funding for early identification efforts, technical training in software testing for young adults, parent programs, educational workshops and has funded more than 600 community programs and classrooms, benefiting thousands of local children and families.

Please join us in making a difference on March 25th.  Because everyone can be a SUPERHERO!
http://www.raceforautism.org






Pediatric Neurology Therapeutics is the multi-disciplinary clinic of Dr. Suzanne Goh, a board-certified pediatric neurologist with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of children with autism and other neurological conditions that impact brain development, cognition, and behavior.

A state-of-the-art clinic featuring advanced biomedical, behavioral, & sensory-motor therapies for children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
http://www.gohmd.com


 



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. We currently have openings in groups for all ages. Summer program information coming soon!
socialcommunicationspecialists.com




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





The Family Guidance & Therapy Center of Southern California is a group of caring  professionals that  believe that treatments should  include  your values, the  latest research, and our expertise. We are committed to  helping you and your family  members  make  lasting change in your  lives.
www.familyguidanceandtherapy.com







 
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