Special Needs Resources

Best Pals – Pediatric Physical Therapy & Services
To provide current information and resources about development and behavior, with articles for parents and professionals, information about research, specifically for children 0-6 years of age.

Central Coast Autism Spectrum Center – Support groups
Working to provide support and services to individuals throughout the lifetime- from early diagnosis and intervention, through pre-vocational and vocational training, to transitional services and beyond.

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)
The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.

Resources and Intensive Support Services for Children Ages 0-5
The purpose of this guide is to have all services available in San Luis Obispo County for children ages 0-5 and their families in one, easy-to-access location. This guide is intended to aid both service providers and community members.