Parents Helping Parents, Santa Clara
Very helpful resource for families with special education issues, as well as any issues relating to a child with special needs. If you have a child with special needs, visit this site. PHP might be able to help you with your situation, without the expense of hiring legal counsel.
Sobrato Nonprofit Center
1400 Parkmoor Avenue, Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95126
​Phone: 408-727-5775
Website: (www.php.com)

Disability Rights California
1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
​Phone: 916-504-5800
Website: (www.disabilityrightsca.org)


Protection & Advocacy, Inc.
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 185
N Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone: 916-488-9955 Admin. Office: 916-488-9950 Legal Office: 800-775-5746
​Website: (www.pai-ca.org)


Wrightslaw - Outstanding resource for special education law (www.wrightslaw.com)
For help in understanding the meaning of all the data (or lack of data) in your child's assessments and evaluations take a look at these two Wrightslaw resources:  http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/test.index.htm and www.wrightslaw.com/advoc/articles/tests_measurements.html


Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara
Help with obtaining restraining orders from Family Court to protect you or your child from others . Note that this court handles all civil restraining orders, not just those involving family members ​Website: (www.scscourt.org)


Site for all sorts of resources for special needs children (www.yellowpagesforkids.com/help/ca.htm)


OSERS - U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers)

Legal Advocates for Children and Youth (LACY), San Jose—Represents low-income families in certain education law cases (http://www.lawfoundation.org/legal-advocates-for-children-youth-lacy/)

First Amendment Center (www.firstamendmentcenter.org)

American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (www.aclunc.org)


U.S. Department of Education (www.ed.gov)

U.S. Office of Civil Rights (www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr)

California Department of Education (www.cde.ca.gov)


California Statutes –Including the Education Code (http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes.xhtml)
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