Have questions or concerns about your child's development?
Contact Early Learning Institute
Their navigator will:
- Assist in figuring out what you should do first or where you need to go next
- Help in understanding all the systems of care for young children age 0-5 years
- Refer to an Early Learning Institute program or refer to a particular person with another agency
A Special Place Therapeutic Preschool and Child Care Center
County of Sonoma - California Children's Services
625 5th Street, Santa Rosa
Connects families with doctors/health care providers who know how to care for a child with special needs. Provides financial assistance and coordinates health care services.
Early Learning Institute (ELI)
(707) 591-0170 or (707) 755-5133
311 Professional Center Drive, Suite 100, Rohnert Park
Developmental screenings, home visiting services, early intervention and consultation in a child care setting.
The Consultation Project
Support for children in childcare and preschool who may be struggling developmentally or with behavioral or social-emotional issues. Free and confidential consultation to childcare providers and preschool teachers.
Watch Me Grow
Social and developmental screenings for children age 0-5 years. Connects families to community services and makes referrals for mental health or developmental services. Home visiting services provided.
Short term, one-to-one parent support services for families with young children receiving developmental services.
Easter Seals North Bay
160 Wikiup Drive, Santa Rosa
Therapy, training, education, and support services for children living with disabilities-especially those diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.
North Bay Regional Center
10 Executive Court, Napa
Diagnosis, psychological and social evaluation, and prevention of and service coordination of developmental disabilities.
Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center
(415) 884-3535 or (800) 578-2592
94 Galli Drive, Suite C, Novato
Helps families of children with special needs understand and access the systems that serve them.
Petaluma Bounty P.L.A.Y.
Youth with food related disease can participate in this 8 week program.
Sonoma County Office of Education School Districts
If you are looking for special needs assistance for your 3-5 year old children, you can contact your local school district. Use this website to determine your district.
SELPA Early Start
Oversees and facilitates educational services for students with disabilities.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
ADR, a program of the Sonoma County SELPA, helps families and schools to resolve their differences around special education. Components include pone mediation, IEP facilitation, mediation and resolution services.