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

Started over 16 years ago by Valerie 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:

NFAR is dedicated to helping those with autism through early identification, educational and treatment initiatives as well as adult training programs.  We offer parent support groups and family activities!

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.

Supporting and Partnering with Families of Children with Special Needs; Through Understanding, Engagement, and Relationships.
Check out the NEW San Diego office!!

A new horizon.
Breakthoughs in neurological research have shown the essential role of mitochondria to healthy brain function and development. Key nutrients to target mitochondrial function can have a positive impact on language, communication, and social ability – from infancy
to adulthood.

Special Education Legal
Advocacy and Representation

As special education attorneys we’re here to help answer questions and find solutions to the difficult issues facing children with special needs. From legal advocacy to representation in court, the Law Offices of Schwartz & Storey works to secure the best possible outcome in the shortest amount of time. Please feel free to reach out if you’re looking for information or would like to stop by and discuss a particular concern.


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.

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.

Psychotherapy, Counseling & Family Therapy
Autism: Specialized Services including Applied Behavior Analysis/ABA
Infant & Early Childhood
Educational Consultation
Evaluation & Assessment Services

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 put dental fears to sleep" Sedation Dental Center offers a way for people to gain a healthy and beautiful smile by using sedation for those who cannot tolerate a traditional dental visit. We offer a full spectrum of sedation levels, administered in a safe and judicious way, by our board certified Dentist Anesthesiologists. All dental treatment can be completed in one or two visits, which avoids the hassle of numerous anxiety filled appointments. At Sedation Dental Center we treat everyone: Adults, children and those with specials needs. Our goal is to remove your obstacle to receiving care, so your dental needs can be met in a peaceful way.

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