Resources for Parents

Here are some resources we hope will help you. We are always here to support you!

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Who do I call for help?

Although you can find many resources on your own, we encourage families to contact their teacher, case manager if you have any questions or concerns. If they are unable to answer your questions, principals or program specialists are here to assist you.

Alexis Perry, Program Specialist for K-12
Mary Rios, Program Specialist for PreK and private school students

Parent Handbook – this is a valuable resource for parents

Connecting with other Parents in Mission Valley SELPA

SELPA Information

Community Advisory Committee Application

Community Advisory Committee 2023-2024 Brochure

Health Care Resources for People with Developmental Disabilities, UCSF

Office of Developmental Primary Care Improving outcomes for people with developmental disabilities

Occupational Therapy

Have a question? Contact Nathania McNally at

Getting Ready for my first IEP

A Parent’s Guide by

Acronym list

Helping Children with Special Needs Learn Communication Skills Through Social Media – click here for presentation.

Tips and Tricks for using social media with children and adolescents with disabilities.

Internet Resources:

California Department of Education
California Department of Education – Special Education via Specialized Programs
Clearinghouse for Specialized Media and Technology
Council for Exceptional Children
Information on Assistive Technology and Disability Issues
Learning Disabilities Association of California
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) – Home Pages
Office of Special Education Programs
PHP (Parents Helping Parents)
Resources in Special Education (RISE)
Tuck Research – Advancing better sleep for people with disabilities
The OSEP Spanish Glossary Project

Community Advisory Committee 2023-2024 Brochure

Community Advisory Committee and Parent Engagement

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