Aging and Adult Services for Yucca Valley
Questions? call your service coordinator
Lucia Mitre 760-906-3438
Dr Marissa Congdon PHD BCBA-D
611 North Pl, Redlands CA
Autism Research Institute (ARI)
Dr. Stephen Edelson
4182 Adams Avenue, San Diego, CA 92116
Research Center publishes quarterly journal, information packets on Autism and many treatment options. Request their list of resources. ARI publishes a quarterly newsletter, Autism Research Review International. The newsletter presents current developments in biomedical and education research. Also has a list of publications including information packets, a bibliography of books, and videotapes for rent or purchase.
Autism Spectrum Conultants- Inland Empire
1101 California Ave Suite #211 Corona, CA, 92881
Phone: 951-523-0221 Fax 949-474-5575
Autism Society of America, Inc. (ASA)
4340 East-West Hwy, Suite 350 Bethesda, Maryland 20814
1-800-3-Autism/ 1-800-328-8476 Fax: 301.657.0869
Publishes a quarterly journal, “Autism Advocate.” Distributes information packets on autism topics. Check out ASA resource database, which lists resources by city. www.autismsource.org
California State Council on Developmental Disabilities
3831 North Freeway Blvd. #125, Sacramento, CA 95834
An independent state agency to ensure that people with developmental disabilities and their families receive services.
Found in 2008 Disability Scoop is the nation’s largest news organization devoted to covering deelopmental disabilities. With daily coverage of autism intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and more, no other news source offers a more timely and comprehensive take on the issues that matter to the developmental disability community.
Global Autism Project
252 3rd Ave., Brooklyn NY 11215
the Global Autism Project is a Non-Profit organization that trains staff at Autism Centers around the world.
Koegel Autism Conltants Available by Skpe also
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
3333 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
An in-depth list of resources available in the Southwest Ohio area.
Autism Speaks / Cure Autism Now (CAN)
6330 San Vicente Bivd Suite, #104, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Autism Speaks is an organization dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
2900 Crystal Drive, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22202-3557
Riverside County, Office of Education
3939 Thirteenth Street Riverside CA 92501
Defeat Autism Now (DAN)
4182 Adams Avenue, San Diego, CA 92116
Defeat Autism Now (DAN!) is a project of the Autism Research Institute. DAN! Doctors are trained in the “DAN! Protocol,” an approach to autism treatment which starts with the idea that autism is a biomedical disorder.
ARI holds biannual conferences called “ARI Conferences” ARI Conferences cover a variety of topics in treatment areas: medical, behavioral, early intervention, school-age education, and sensory issues, as well as one-day tracks on diet and on adult issues. For conference information go to ariconference.com
Desert Kids Directory
78381 Desert Willow Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92211
A publication/ family resource guide that lists kids programs, care centers, and resources available in the Coachella Valley.
Families for Early Autism Treatment (FEAT)
P.O. Box 255722, Sacramento, CA 95865
A non-profit organization of parents and professionals, designed to help families with children who have received the diagnosis of autism or PDD NOS.
Early Start Family Resource Network
P.O. Box 255722 San Bernardino, CA 95865
Provides information and support to families of children with disabilities. Parent representatives are available to help families access services and resources within their communities.
Free Internet Services for the children to Complete or Do Assigned School Work
Call Spectrum and ask for Student Remote Education
Home Loans for Autism
1503 S. Coast Dr, Suite 302, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: 877-933-6111 Fax: 877-933-6111
Home Loans for Autism specializes in understanding disabled/special need income (IHSS, SSi, Medi-Cal, etc.), while assisting our clients through the lending process step step
University Center for Developmental Disabilities (UCDD)
37500 Cook Street
Palm Desert, CA 92211
The University Center for Developmental Disabilities (UCDD) provides a program for children with autism in the Palm Desert area. Services include direct instruction to children to increase socialization, communication and appropriate behaviors and support activities for parents and siblings.
The Help Group
Serving children with autism and other special needs. The Help Group offers diagnostic assessments, intervention, family support, graduate and post-graduate professional training, research programs, conferences, seminars and publications.
Inland Regional Center (IRC)
1365 South Waterman Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92408
A non-profit corporation that receives governmental funding, IRC is responsible for providing services to developmentally disabled individuals and their families. Services include: diagnosis and assessment; coordination of services and case management; program planning, monitoring and evaluation; advocacy.
UC Davis Medical Center
2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817
Parents Helping Parents (PHP)
1400 Parkmoor Ave., Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95126
Request PDD/Autism information packet and to be placed on the mailing list for PDD/Autism and FEAT (Families for Early Autism Treatment).
Research Excellence in Autism & Communication (REACH) Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205
Program of several federally and privately funded projects designed to examine and understand the evolution of autism and communication. REACH employs techniques designed to better understand underlying genetics, neuro-biologic, attentional, executive function, language, social interaction and cognitive factors in individuals with autism and related disorders.
Riverside County Office on Aging
(Serving all Desert Areas)Assisting with:
Nutrition and Meal Services (Homebound Services)
Rental Assistance and Utility Assistance (Based On Funds)
Charities of The Desert 760-342-0157
Salvation Army -Liz 760-324-2275
Jewish Families of the Desert 760-325-4088
The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH)
1001 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 235, Washington, DC 20036
TASH is an international association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and professionals fighting for a society in which inclusion of all people in all aspects of society id the norm. TASH is concerned with human dignity, civil rights, education, and independence for all individuals with disabilities. They actively promote the full inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in all aspects of life.
Yucca Valley Senior Center
Yucca Valley Family Services Association
Yucca Valley Meals on Wheels