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CRESCENT HEALTH CLINIC, FREE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

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Crescent Clinic Nonprofit offers FREE healthcare
COUNSELING SERVICES
WED & THURS – EVENING
FRI & SAT – DAYTIME Appointments ONLY.
Disability related counseling available Thursday evenings and Friday.
Parent group therapy will start on Thursday evenings in January. Appt or more info at 714-399-4572 or SharonMFTintern@gmail.com

SESSIONS ARE PROVIDED BY MFT INTERNS.

Tips & Tricks for Getting Effective IEPs

Wrightslaw provides excellent resources for families trying to navigate special education legal and advocacy  issues.  This topic deals specifically with how you can best prepare for Individualized Education Plan meetings.

WrightsLaw Special Education Law and Advocacy

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Wellspring

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Wellspring is a Non Public Agency that believes that each child is an individual with their own set of unique qualities. We believe the key to a successful treatment program is a plan that is specifically tailored to your child’s behavior needs. Wellspring offers home and school based applied behavior analysis, functional behavior assessment, in-home parent consultation, classroom consultation, behavior respite and a social skills summer camp. Wellspring believes in giving back to the community and hosts a monthly social play group open to any family in the Orange County are with a child with special needs.

U.C.I. Child Development Center, Irvine, CA

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Specializes in children with ADHD and related behavioral and learning problems.

Tutor Doctor

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Tutor Doctor is a program with in-home one-on-one tutoring for students of all ages and we cover all subjects. Some of our tutors have experience tutoring special needs children.

The Prentice Day School, Santa Ana, CA

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The Prentice School is an independent, non-profit, day school for intelligent and creative students with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia. Other related learning differences include: dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia (apraxia), reading disorder, writing disorder, specific learning disabilities, and/or working memory, attention, auditory processing and visual processing issues. Prentice offers classes from Pre-Kindergarten (starting at age 4) through High School. Prentice also has a hybrid learning high school for students in grades 9-12

The Mardan Center of Educational Therapy, Irvine, CA

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Specializing in children with learning disabilities and/or social/emotional issues.

Temple Beth El of South Orange County, Aliso Viejo, CA

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Full inclusion pre-school.

Temple Bat Yahm, Newport Beach, CA

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Full inclusion pre-school.