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Resources

The following resources are provided as a courtesy of Healthy Minds Consulting, Inc. and does not constitute an endorsement, nor responsibility for the quality of services provided by each entity.

Deaf / Hard of Hearing

  • CAL-ED – California Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • My Choice Counseling - Amanda G. Somdal, LCSW
    Mental Health Therapy with a Deaf Therapist who uses ASL and works with a wide range of issues from life struggles to past traumas.
  • IMPACT – Independently Merging Parents Associations of California Together (for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children)
  • Pula Legal Interpreting

Disability

  • AET – Association of Educational Therapists
  • All Kinds of Minds – Mel Levine’s center for understanding learning differences
  • Bandaides & Blackboards - Information and stories of children with chronic or other health conditions
  • CAL-ED – California Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • CEC – Council for Exceptional Children
  • DDS – Department of Developmental Services *For information on the consumer rights process call (916) 654-1987 or go to http://www.dds.ca.gov/Complaints/Complt_WB.cfm
  • Keith Bonchek - Public and motivational speaker
  • LD Online – Learning Disabilities resources and information
  • Miller Educational Excellence, Dr. Kari Miller, Educational Therapist and Director Intelligent students who struggle with one or more schools subjects and have “tried everything” may need the skilled help of one-to-one educational therapy services. In-our-office and In-your-home services available.
  • Rick Lavoie – Information and inspiration for parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities
  • Sibling Support Project - Dedicated to the interests of brothers and sisters of people with special health, mental health, and developmental needs

Education

  • AET – Association of Educational Therapists
  • All Kinds of Minds – Mel Levine’s center for understanding learning differences
  • Baby Signs® Institute
  • CAL-ED – California Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • CDE – California Department of Education
  • CEC – Council for Exceptional Children
  • CSUN Child & Adolescent Development Department
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Kim Kopp – Music Instructor – guitar, voice and piano lessons (818) 298-9864
  • LD Online – Learning Disabilities resources and information
  • Miller Educational Excellence, Dr. Kari Miller, Educational Therapist and Director
    Intelligent students who struggle with one or more schools subjects and have “tried everything” may need the skilled help of one-to-one educational therapy services. In-our-office and In-your-home services available.
  • Rick Lavoie – Information and inspiration for parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities

HIV / AIDS

Law

  • Arlene Bell – Law practice dedicated to children with special needs and their families.
  • Kim McReynolds Bell - California licensed attorney providing compassionate legal services on behalf of kids and persons with disabilities.
  • Law Offices of Chad Carlock – A full-service law firm representing clients statewide who desire personalized, skillful and pragmatic representation in business and litigation matters.
  • COPAA – Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
  • Law Office of Suzanne Snowden
  • Learning Rights Law Center - Dedicated to ensuring students have equitable access to the public education system, with a focus on the following low-income students in the K-12 system.
  • Newman, Aaronson, and Vanaman – Special education advocates and attorneys.
  • Wright’s Law – Special education law and advocacy information

Mental Health