Orange County Resources

Community Support

Ability First
Offers day camps, residential summer camps and a comprehensive resource/referral service for children with disabilities.
1300 E. Green Street

Pasadena, CA 91106
Phone: 626-396-1010
Toll free: 877-768-4600
Web: http://www.abilityfirst.org



Rancho Los Amigos Driving Program
Web: http://www.rancho.org/ServiceReint_Driver.aspx

 

Jewish Family Service of Orange County
Web: http://www.jewishorangecounty.org/family.aspx

 

Orange County Learning Disability Association
Web: http://www.oclda.org/

 

The Division for Early Childhood
Web: http://www.dec-sped.org/index.aspx

 

Fiesta Educativa
An organization providing information and assistance to Latino families in obtaining services and caring for their children with disabilities.

161 South Avenue 24
Los Angeles, CA 90031
Phone: 323-221-6696
Web: www.fiestaeducativa.org

 

Angel Care
Administrative Offices: 12379 Miracle Hill Rd.
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Phone: 760-329-6471
Web: http://www.angelview.org

 

Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation - Children's Services Center
Among many rehabilitation services for children with neurological, orthopedic, developmental, and other medical needs, the Center offer adaptive sports programs and a recreational/sports summer camp. Serves Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange Counties.

255 E. Bonita Ave.
P.O. Box 6001
Pomona, CA 91769
Phone – Children Services: 909-596-7733, ext 4200
Phone – General Information: 800-926-5462
Web: http://www.casacolina.org/

 


Hospital and Clinics

Children's Hospital Orange County (CHOC)
CHOC Children's Spina Bifida Clinic (pediatric and adult)
455 S. Main St.
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-532-8497 or 714-532-8514
Fax: 714-532-8371
Web: www.choc.org  

 

Loma Linda University Children's Hospital
Spina Bifida Team Center (pediatric and adult)
11234 Anderson St., Ste G
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Phone: 909-558-4000
Web: www.llu.edu/lluch/

 

Chapman Spine and Orthopedic Institute
2617 E. Chapman Ave., Suite 201
Orange, CA 92869
Phone: 714- 639-3780
Web: www.orangecountyortho.com

 

St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
1100 West Stewart Drive
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-633-9111
Web Site: www.sjo.org

 

Samuel Rosenfeld, Orthopaedic Surgery
1310 West Stewart Drive #508
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-633-2111

 

Brian Norouzi M.D. Board Certified Urologist
1310 W. Stewart Dr., Suite 402
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-547-5741

 

Myron R Kanofsky M.D.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1010 W. La Veta Ave. #775
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-543-8911
Alt. Phone: 714-954-0270


Housing

http://www.accessiblespace.org/



Government Support & Programs

Orange County Department of Public Health
Web: http://ochealthinfo.com/



California Children’s Services (CCS) Program Los Angeles
Web: http://ochealthinfo.com/ccs
Web: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/Pages/default.aspx

 

Orange County Department of Children and Family Services
Web: http://www.ocsd.org/ocgov/Services/Children%20&%20Family%20Services



Orange County Regional Centers
P.O. Box 22010
Santa Ana, CA 92702-2010
Phone: 714-796-5100
Web: http://www1.rcocdd.com/content/

 

California Department of Social Services
Web: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/cdssweb/default.htm



Apply for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps), Medi-Cal, and County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Benefits
Web: http://www.benefitscal.org/BenefitsPortal/landing.html



California Department of Mental Health
Provides information about mental health services available in the county.

Web: http://www.dmh.ca.gov/

 

California Department of Developmental Services
California Department of Developmental Services' Web site provides information about services and supports to children and adults with developmental disabilities, including information regarding regional centers.

Web: http://www.dds.ca.gov/

 

California Department of Development Services - Developmental Centers
Web: http://www.dds.ca.gov/DevCtrs/Home.cfm

 

California Department of Development Services - Regional Centers
Web: http://www.dds.ca.gov/RC/Home.cfm

 

California Department of Development Services - Early Start Program
Web: http://www.dds.ca.gov/EarlyStart/home.cfm

 

California Department of Rehabilitation
California Department of Rehabilitation's Web site provides information regarding training and employment for individuals with disability, agency services, and links to disability resources.

Web: http://www.dor.ca.gov/

 

California Beach Wheelchairs
Beach Wheelchairs are equipped with large, wide wheels which can roll across the sand without sinking. They usually require users to be accompanied by someone pushing them, although several California locations offer motorized chairs which may be self-propelled. All of the beaches listed lend wheelchairs free of charge.

Web: http://www.coastal.ca.gov/access/beach-wheelchairs.html


 


Education

California Department of Education & Special Education
California Department of Education's Web site provides information about California special education policies, procedures, and resources. Includes links to California and national special education related websites including organizations providing supports and services to families of children with disabilities.

Web: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/

Brea Olinda Unified School District
Capistrano Unified School District
Garden Grove Unified School District
Irvine Unified School District
Laguna Beach Unified School District
Los Alamitos Unified School District
Newport-Mesa Unified School District
Orange Unified School District
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Santa Ana Unified School District
Tustin Unified School District

 

Colleges with Learning Disability Programs
Web: http://www.lalda.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=67&Itemid=120

 

California Services for Technical Assistance and Training (CalSTAT)
Provides technical assistance, training, information, and publications related to the education of students with disabilities.

Web: http://www.calstat.org

 

The Prentice School
Lassen Drive
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: 714-538-4511
Web: http://www.prentice.org/



 

Employment

Division on Career Development and Transition
Web: http://www.dcdt.org/

 

Ability First
1300 E. Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91106
Phone: 626-396-1010
Toll free: 877-768-4600
Web: http://www.abilityfirst.org



 


Health Insurance

California Children’s Services (CCS) Program Los Angeles
Web: http://ochealthinfo.com/ccs
Web: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/Pages/default.aspx

 

Apply for Medi-Cal and County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Benefits
Web: http://www.benefitscal.org/BenefitsPortal/landing.html



 


Public Transportation

OCTA
Web: http://www.octa.net/

 

Catalina Island Accessibility
Web: http://www.catalina.com/access.html


 


Parks, Recreation & Camps

Shane's Inspiration Playgrounds
Web: www.shanesinspiration.org

 

The Painted Turtle
1300 4th St #300
Santa Monica, CA 90401-1370
Phone: 310-451-1353
Web: www.thepaintedturtle.org

 

The Wampler Foundation
Web: http://rockonsteve.org/programs/

 

Accessible Playgrounds
Web: http://www.accessibleplayground.net/

US Adaptive Recreation Center
PO Box 2897
43101 Goldmine Drive
Big Bear Lake, California 92315
Web: http://www.usarc.org/
Email: mail@usarc.org

 

Sailing Fascination
Contact: Bernard Greene
Sailing Programs for the Disabled
4010 Park Newport #224
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 949-631-1595
Phone: 800-735-2922
Email:bbg2506@webtv.net


 


Social Security

Web: www.ssa.gov/


 


General Disability Resources

Ability Online
Web: http://www.abilityonline.org/


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