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Special Needs Education Resources in Los Angeles

Every child learns differently, and some kids need specialized support for the ways they learn and process information. In addition, some children have special needs beyond what a regular classroom can offer, so parents need to know all their options for finding special education resources.

Learning disabilities can range from mild to severe, and there’s help here in Los Angeles for whatever your child needs. Early intervention is very important to help overcome developmental disabilities, so that children can stay on track in school and not become discouraged.

Whether you’re looking for a special education program within your local school system, an entire school devoted to kids with special needs, or even a speech therapist or occupational therapist, this list should help you get started finding solutions for your kids.

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Regional Centers in Southern California
Social and Behavioral Services
Speech Therapists
Occupational Therapists

Regional Centers in SoCal

Regional Centers are non-profits and can provide diagnoses and assessment of eligibility for services and resources. They can serve families from birth and into adulthood. There are 21 Regional Centers throughout California.

These Centers help coordinate services for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and were created by the Lanterman Developmental Services Act in 1966. They contract with the State of California, so there may be no charge to your family.

Westside Regional Center
5901 Greene Valley Circle, Culver City, CA 90230

Harbor Regional Center
21231 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance 90503

San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center
75 Rancho Camino Drive, Pomona 91766

North Los Angeles Regional Center
9200 Oakdale Ave, Chatsworth 91311

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center
3303 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010

Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center
1000 Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803

South Central Los Angeles Regional Center
2500 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles 90018


Social and Behavioral Services

Leaps n Boundz

Type: Special Education Resources

Description:

Leaps n Boundz provides therapy, recreation and social programming for individuals with diverse abilities.  We teach in therapeutic and fun environments that promote strength and growth in all aspects of life. Play and movement are used as tools to increase motivation, improve life-skills, build self-esteem and create opportunities for social interactions.  Our programs enable individuals of all abilities, through individualized goals and objectives, to improve his/her quality of life. Through increased independence, our safe and supportive environments provide participants with unique experiences and creative learning opportunities.

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Total Tutors

Type: Academic, Creative Writing, Distance Learning Support, Language Classes, Special Education Resources, STEM, Tutoring Service, Virtual Classes

Description:

Tutoring

Total Tutors brings a new way of educating through individualized education programs, psychology-backed methods, and seasoned education professionals. The success of our private tutoring programs stems from our own evaluations and extensive tutor matching process that cater to each student’s individual needs, helping them learn effectively and build positive connections with education. We offer tutoring for all subjects K – 12 with a focus on elementary education, as well as test prep and reading/ writing & math/ logic development programs, in-home or virtually. No what your needs are, trust Total Tutors to deliver the best education and help unlock your child’s full potential.

Distance Learning Support

Total Tutors offers customized learning pod support to assist in and supplement distance learning for small groups. Our experienced educator meets the pod at any location in Orange County or online, reviews and reteaches materials covered in online curriculum, assists in homework and project completion, and provides a safe and structured environment for learning. We also offer additional pod enrichment programs with a mix of Arts & Sciences, music, and physical activity to provide an engaging, well-rounded education experience.

Enrichment Programs

Total Tutors offers enrichment programs for music, instruments, Arts & Sciences project-based learning, supplemental education, and fitness & sports programming offered through Fit First. Our enrichment programs can be offered as targeted private lessons or learning pod enrichment programs that offer a mix of enrichment opportunities. Enrichment programs are offered in-home in Orange County or as online lessons or workshops.

Special Education Resources

Total Tutors offers special education services for behavior intervention, social skills instruction, and custom education programs tailored to each student’s specific needs, as well as life skills classes for all students. We have a team of highly qualified and accomplished professionals from various fields to teach GATE students and advanced extracurricular subjects. With many experienced ABA trained and special education certified staff and field experts, we are the best choice for special needs tutoring.

Located in Irvine, Orange County and serving clients online as well.

 

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Speech Therapists

Beach Cities Speech Therapy
(310) 684-3896

Carrico Pediatric Therapy
(909) 586-0509

LA Speech Therapy Solutions
323-522-6071

Pediatric Therapy Playhouse
877-799-6949

Thrive and Shine Speech Therapists
?310-954-9614

TLC Speech Therapy
213-505-5589


Occupational Therapists

Kids Therapy Made Simple
310.365.0500

Napa Center
888-711-NAPA

OT Studios LA
323-285-2283

Personal Touch Occupational Therapy
(323) 306-6064

Play to Progress
323. 782. 3331

Whole Child Therapy
909.451.8521

Villa Esperanza Services
(626) 449-2919

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